It seems as though if you're interested in picking up a Steam Machine for your living room, you will only have third party options to choose from.

In speaking with various media outlets, Gabe Newell said that Valve has no current plans to release a first-party Steam Machine to the public.

Steam Machine/SteamOS designer, Kassidy Gerber, expanded a bit on what Gabe said earlier.

With the cheapest of the third party offerings starting at roughly $500 (USD), do you really think the Steam Machine is going to gain momentum with mainstream audiences?