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Allow A Full Steam App On Xbox One

Since Xbox One is running PC Architecture and the OS is windows based. Why not allow a full steam app on Xbox One? Even if you did something like not allowing any games that are being sold in the Xbox One Marketplace it would be a great way to get older titles on Xbox One.

The PS4 has a great option of playing old PS3 games by streaming. Allowing Steam would add immense value to Xbox One. Xbox One would enjoy its library grow to the 1000,s in months with indies and devs only really having to map controls and install through the app. Devs could quickly move titles in months and push for it to get their game into a new audience.

Microsoft can charge a percentage to valve for games being sold. It would take a lot of give and take from both Microsoft and Valve. But doing this allows valve to get their service in more user hands it also opens up PC vs Xbox One multiplayer through Xbox Live Gold.

Maybe I'm just giving a ton of optimism into something that'll never happen but if Microsoft did this they would gain a lot of respect from all gamers. Have a perfect Trojan horse app for core and PC gamers. Plus would kill off the need for Steam Machines overnight.

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  • Thri11Cr4ft commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes allow playing games from steam would be great. Just don't allow the playing of games available on Xbox one console so Microsoft will still get money for the games they sell.

  • Funau commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Eine vollwertige Steam App auf Xbox wäre gut. Doch eigentlich würde eine App reichen die wie STEAM-LINK nur den heimischen PC Bildschirm auf die Xbox streamt.

  • copperstill1 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Teat would be freakin awesome to play steam games here. Steam has tons of games tgat consoles will never have. Options would be limitless. I would pay extra for this. You could create a XBOX Platinum service and charge more for this feature. The Xbox One X should have the gardware to perform this easily

  • MoldyGlobe70411 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    steam er et program hvor der ligger de spil man har købe. Kan man installere steam på sin Xbox så man kan spille med sige venner på steam

  • JGCoolfella commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Especially with Xbox one x, and how Microsoft is making games for both Xbox and PC, they should integrate the popular Steam into Xbox somehow, even if it isn't the full PC experience. With the more powerful console, wouldn't it be a great use to support VR, such as VIVE through Steam? Not sure how hard/possible this is for them, but if possible it would give Microsoft huge advantage and better reason for people to buy the new console.

  • GrimmCreeper06 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It wouldn't really work you would only be able to play games that have controller support. Plus all it would be is the steam link pretty much. Plus plus valve most likely wouldn't like the idea as they have made many mistakes in the past like this (such as the steam link) and they probably wouldn't want to screw up again.

  • Citizen Cook commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would buy an xbox one x over building another PC if i could play my existing SteM collection on the console.

  • SAUCED SATURN commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    People giving me Soda comparisons is slow. It's more like having a smart phone and allowing other sellers on your marketplace which does happen. You have an iPhone or Android, PC or Mac you can choose what marketplace to tap into for games, music and other media. Again I'm just being forward thinking and if you feel as if Microsoft and Xbox is providing flexible service be forward thinking and unblock the restrictions like this.

    My steam library is pretty enormous on my PC. I'm going to buy the game irregardless whether it come out on Xbox One, PS4 or PC. Microsoft would be better off enabling a feature and getting more of my money making me never leave the windows ecosystem. I'd rather play on my TV don't want the input lag of streaming and I'm not moving my computer from my studio.

    Yeah I can build another but Id rather just buy another Xbox over buying another PC.

  • Marchedfoil3052 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    there will be to many hackers if this happens and we are getting soon xbox game pass witch will be like PSnow

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