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Crytek collaborates with Alienware to support Linux

San Francisco, CA, Mar. 19, 2014 – Alienware, a pioneer in specialty high-performance PC gaming systems, is collaborating with leading independent game developer and publisher, Crytek, to create a more immersive gaming experience for its customers. Crytek will integrate the Alienware AlienFX lighting control software with its state-of-the-art CRYENGINE development solution. In addition, Alienware also provided Crytek with Alienware systems for the development and promotion of CRYENGINE with full native Linux support...
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The Verge Introduces the Alienware Steam Machine


When will the Alienware Steam Machine be released?

Look for the Alienware Steam Machine in late 2014.

How much will the Alienware Steam Machine cost?

The price will be competitive with next generation consoles. More information about pricing will be available later this year.

Will the Alienware Steam Machine be available in my country?

Alienware Steam Machine will be sold in the U.S. and other countries around the world later in 2014. Expect a full country availability list to be released closer to launch.

What kind of hardware is going to be in the Alienware Steam Machine?

The Alienware Steam Machine will have an Intel CPU and NVIDIA GPU. Detailed specifications will come later — stay tuned for updates.

Why did you choose Intel and NVIDIA for the CPU and GPU respectively? Sony and Microsoft are using AMD for their consoles.

We have meticulously tested different combinations of hardware in order to meet the expectations of our customers. NVIDIA’s technology aligns best with our Steam Machine criteria at this time.

How will the Alienware Steam Machine be different from other Steam Machines?

Alienware has a long history of engineering products that exceed the demanding standards of PC gamers everywhere. Our focus is to design the best Steam Machine and provide the best gaming experience for our customers.

How can I learn more?

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