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ArsTechnica is reporting that a series of ChromeBooks from HP, Lenovo, Acer and Asus will introduce support for Steam; serving as the laptop series first foray into gaming.

Back in 2020, Google said it would start to bring Steam to Chromebooks and 9to5Google spotted a code change showing a list of models that will support Steam in the first run. This included several different models from Acer, Asus and HP, as well as one ‘unknown’ Lenovo model.

While the expansion of Steam for different platforms might come as good news, unfortunately, some higher end specifications will be required to run the digital download platform. The current specifications according to the article is an Intel 11th-Generation i5 CPU, with 8GB of RAM. No additional testing has been done on other ARM chips, although work has been done.

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