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Steam Linux beta begins next month

No Big Picture mode or additional games to be tested as yet

Valve is to launch a beta test of their new Linux client next month beginning internally then extending to a private external beta for up to 1000 people.

The testing period will test the client's stability on the Linux-based OS Ubuntu version 12.04.

This beta will focus on the basic Steam client with no mention of the new Big Picture mode or any additional Steam games.

The only Steam game that has been mentioned so far is Left 4 Dead 2 which has been confirmed as the first game that will be released on Steam for Linux when it finally arrives.

Thanks Develop Online.

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