There have been rumors that have been buzzing around the interweb about Valve’s potential entry into the hardware market. Now it seems the rumor is slowly becoming plausible with a ‘for hire’ post on the company’s website. Valve is looking to hire an ‘experienced electronics engineer’ among other positions that can allegedly bring whole new gaming experiences.
For a long time now, the Valve name was always associated with writing software and supplying consumers with optimum gameplay experiences. Now however, the company claims to be developing hardware to enhance those experiences. In their ‘for hire’ post, it says, “The ideal candidate ought to have a hefty load of prototyping experience, a knack for working with embedded systems and microcontrollers, a proficiency in thermal management, high speed serial interfaces, ARM/x86 system design and more.
While we are not no position to assume what all of that add up to, Valve itself has issued assurances that its endeavors are definitely more compelling than “me-too mice and gamepads”. If you are one the many who wants to apply for the job that has triggered the shrieks of excited gamers across the globe, click on this link.
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