Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Jul 2012 00:28 UTC
Games Valve's Gabe Newall on Linux and Windows 8: "We want to make it as easy as possible for the 2500 games on Steam to run on Linux as well. It's a hedging strategy. I think Windows 8 is a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space. I think we'll lose some of the top-tier PC/OEMs, who will exit the market. I think margins will be destroyed for a bunch of people. If that's true, then it will be good to have alternatives to hedge against that eventuality."
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RE[4]: Repeat of XP -> Vista ?
by zima on Tue 31st Jul 2012 16:03 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Repeat of XP -> Vista ?"
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That detested "failure" of Vista (which also had not bad sales at all... ) is still the 3rd most used OS in web stats, ahead of all OSX versions, and an order of magnitude more than Linux.

So NVM Win8 probably doing quite well - in particular, don't be surprised about Win9 / Metro 2.0 being adored, just like Vista SE is.
Plus, I don't think XP to Vista SE migration is quite yet complete.

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