Steam Machine business ‘will be challenging’ says Alienware

Steam Machine business ‘will be challenging’ says Alienware

Valve's Steam Machines will be the least profitable hardware Alienware has sold in its history, the gaming PC manufacturer has said.

It's going to be very challenging," general manager of Alienware Frank Azor toldWall Street Journal. "This will absolutely be the least profitable system we ever sell.”

Some sellers are already seeing flaws in Valve's offering, with director of products and marketing at computer seller iBuyPower Tuan Nguyensaying: "It's like the Android phone marketplace. You have phones all over the place with wild specs and pricing."

Develop has more details.

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