Steam OS will be available for download on December 13 Swapnil Bhartiya Dec 11, 2013 News, Steam OS8 Comments Valve Software, the makers of Halflife and Left4Dead, have announced that Steam OS will be available for public download on December 13. That’s the day when the company will start shipping the Steam Machines and Steam Controllers to the 300 selected beta participants.The company has informed the 300 selected beta testers today that they will soon get Steam hardware and SteamOS for testing. The company is rewarding these early adopters with a special badge on their Steam Community profile. In addition, a number of games that run natively on SteamOS are being added to each selected user’s library.Download Steam OS Here is the best part for those who are not among those lucky 300 users. The company said,SteamOS will be made available when the prototype hardware ships. It will be downloadable by individual users and commercial OEMs. (But unless you’re an intrepid Linux hacker already, we’re going to recommend that you wait until later in 2014 to try it out.) We’ll post info soon about that. Oh, and stay tuned for the in-home streaming beta to begin soon, too!Valve will be making a grand appearance of Steam Machine and it’s controller at CES 2014.Source: Steam joker159 “you’re an intrepid Linux hacker already”at least we are not afraid of bugs & co Chris Ciancimino “This Friday” in Valve time means, what, sometime this year? arnieswap Steam OS will be available for download on December 13. Chris Ciancimino https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Valve_Time BeaveVillage Valve, stop this silliness and get back to making Half-Life. Windows 8.1 is perfect, we don’t need your Steam OS. http://allandelacruz.com Xacto01 Yea we do. Windows is gonna butt @#$% you one day alphadec w8 perfect!, what are you on! ?