You can if you want. Read back a couple of pages.
But you can install windows and linux on it if you want.
I just don't really get it. There are going to be differing hardware specs available presumably by different manufacturers, which undoes a lot of the potential in a way. Games developed with a certain spec in mind achieving greater things usually.
I'd rather build my own. In fact, they should just release the Steam booter thingy whatsit on disk and let people create their own Steam Boxes, without an OS, if that's what they want.
It's PC hardware with a shiny gaming interface but according to Newell you can wipe it and install windows or whatever if you want.
The point is, it's not being pitched as a PC, it's being pitched as a games machine and out of the box it's no more flexible than a PS3.
Edited by Dirtbox at 16:50:26 23-01-2013
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