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I'm still curious if the case itself is going to be available somewhere. That question has yet to be answered. Building a new TV rig after Christmas (sig rig actually, with any luck), and I really like the look of the SteamBox case.

Sigh, looks like I wait.
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I'm still curious if the case itself is going to be available somewhere. That question has yet to be answered. Building a new TV rig after Christmas (sig rig actually, with any luck), and I really like the look of the SteamBox case.

Sigh, looks like I wait.

I would guess that the case is SteamBox exclusive. I doubt it will be sold seperately.
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To be honest, I find it iffy that they didn't say beforehand that the Beta was US only. Nothing changed since then, so the decision to make it US only could and should have been made from the start. Now a lot of people have jumped through the hoops to make sure they were eligable, only to get sidelined without as much as a proper apology.

Now, of course the chance of actually getting in was tiny from the start. It's just that this leaves the lingering suspicion that they knew it was going to be US only from the start, but decided not to share that information as not to disturb the hype. Quite disappointing.
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To be honest, I couln't care less about SteamOS or the Steambox, as I can already hook my Linux rig up to my TV via HDMI. I'm REALLY interested in the Steam Controller though, would buy one for sure if they as good as Valve make them sound
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I hope to see a few people from this site get their hands on one.
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Hoping i make it into the beta and get one shipped.
Agree with this, nothing will be that special about steam os until they put the streaming into it.

I wouldn't jump to that conclusion just yet; we're talking Valve here. They may not work at a pace that we can all appreciate, but when they do invent something it's usually worth the wait. Still, sucks that the beta is US-only, I'm having a hard time buying that the timing of feedback would be the deciding factor. What feedback engine are they using, carrier pigeon?
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