Valve is now accepting Steam Hardware Pre-Orders, saying that this provides the opportunity to order an Alienware Steam Machine and Steam Controller to arrive on October 16th, weeks ahead of the “official” November 10th launch. Here’s the offer:
Valve, GameStop, EB Games, Micromania, and GAME UK today announced the first pre order offerings for Steam Hardware devices will begin at 10 am Pacific. A collection of hardware designed to expand the Steam gaming experience into the living room and beyond, the new Steam Hardware devices are targeted to arrive in North America and Europe this fall.
In an exclusive partnership, starting June 4 and for a limited time, customers in the U.S. may pre-order an Alienware Steam Machine, Steam Link, and/or a Steam Controller from GameStop or Steam and have their order available on October 16, weeks before the official launch of November 10.