Steam’s Day Two announcement has arrived with the reveal of Steam Machines, a “powerful new category of living-room hardware” which will deliver a variety of Steam gaming machines which will run SteamOS. In the meantime, Valve has opened their prototype for beta testing to 300 lucky testers.
In order to become eligible to apply for testing, you must meet these requirements:
Before October 25, log in to Steam and then visit your quest page to track your current status towards beta test eligibility.
- Join the Steam Universe community group
- Agree to the Steam Hardware Beta Terms and Conditions
- make 10 Steam friends
- Create a public Steam Community profile
- Play a game using a gamepad in Big Picture mode
Make sure you check out the official page for Steam Machines for more info.