ROUND ROCK, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The gaming community can unwrap an early holiday gift with the official launch of the Alienware Steam Machine. Marking an innovative collaboration between Alienware, a pioneer in specialty high-performance PC gaming systems, and Valve Software, the developer of the world’s largest online gaming platform, the Alienware Steam Machine is a customized gaming solution that extends a traditional PC gaming environment into a console-like experience for virtually any room.
With the ease of a console and the freedom of a PC, the Alienware Steam Machine combines Alienware’s acclaimed design innovation, reliability and performance with Valve’s SteamOS, one of the most immense game libraries and gamer communities on the planet. Enjoy access to more than 1,500 SteamOS games plus thousands more via in home streaming and over 100 million users to play with. Along with free access (no subscription costs) to this enormous library of inexpensive and free-to-play games, the SteamOS ecosystem is an established pipeline for games yet to come. For your game collection today and into the future, cross-platform support and backward and forward catalog support are hallmarks of the Steam ecosystem, making the Alienware Steam Machine much more than just a console. The Alienware Steam Machine delivers the ultimate living room gaming environment, allowing players to kick back on the sofa with just a controller – no keyboard or mouse required.
Alienware Steam Machine will be bundled with free bonus content including the complete versions of PAYDAY 2 2015 Game of the Year Edition, Screencheat and Robot Roller-Derby Disco Dodgeball. It will also include free-to-play titles Brawlhalla (for Windows-based Steam environment) and Warthunder with special in-game items; an Alienware-branded skin plus 200 Mammoth Coins in Brawlhalla and a M18 Black Cat Tank and a XP-38G Lightning plane in Warthunder.
The base model starts at $449.99 with a Dual Core processor, High Performance NVIDIA GTX graphics and a 500 GB Hard Drive. Upgraded versions include Quad-Core processors, up to 2TB Hard Drive1 capacity and 8GB of memory.2 All models come bundled with the revolutionary new Steam Gamepad.
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1 Hard Drive capacity varies with preloaded material and will be less.
2 System memory may be used to support graphics, depending on system memory size and other factors.