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Valve buys mysterious ‘Steam Static’ domain

Steam Static

It’s been more than a month since Valve officially announced its Steam gaming machines.  Though the Steam Machine isn’t scheduled to be launched until 2014, more details continue to emerge with a first look at Valve’s Steam Machine prototype being revealed this past week.

To make things a bit more interesting, Valve has registered the domain name

The name was privately registered through Network Solutions earlier this month, but the WHOIS record clearly shows Valve Corporation as the registrant.  The only information that is marked private is contact information like the email address. also switched domain servers to in the past 24 hours, however, it does not resolve to a website at the time of this story.

Valve has made no official announcement, so for now, Steam Static will remain a mystery.

Talking about this story: Game Informer, destructoid and VG247

(Image of Steam Machines via STEAM)