The more competition the better (:

    • @ThekingoflordaOPA
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      315 months ago

      Big chance. But more competition is always a good thing in my opinion.

      • @[email protected]
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        75 months ago

        As long as they don’t interfere with, say, Bazzite, all’s good.

        I heard somewhere Microsoft is making a gaming UI for Windows 11 for devices like the Steam Deck, but dunno if there’s any progress there.

        • @ThekingoflordaOPA
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          155 months ago

          Last time I heard that, it was that it was the object of a hackathon they ran amongst employees. So not sure if they are actually still working on that.

            • @Darorad
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              15 months ago

              Not surprised, in my experience, like 99% of hackathon projects never get picked up as actual priorities

        • @[email protected]
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          25 months ago

          I would be thrilled if they sponsored Bazzite and used it with a non-deck skin. Win-win-win situation (funding for Bazzite, better device and FOSS competition)

      • @[email protected]
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        25 months ago

        In general, yes, but I’m largely against giv8ng MSI money for the shady shit they’ve pulled

    • @[email protected]
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      185 months ago

      Right?! Like Value is giving away so much work for competitors to make good competing devices using FOSS and no one has really jumped on it yet.

      • @pivot_root
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        Windows is a selling point for these companies. Never mind the absolute shithole that is Windows UX without a keyboard and mouse, little Timmy can use it to play Roblox and Forkknife!

        • @[email protected]
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          55 months ago

          For sure, and tbh to really take advantage of FOSS they would need to be tech companies in the first place (i.e. know how to hire developers and manage software projects). The next company that can actually value add on software to the product will have a real contender, till then it’s just hardware manufacturers filling in the shrinking niche of games that don’t run on the steam deck yet.