Valve boss: Prototype video console within four months
5 March 2013 Last updated at 21:36 GMT
Valve expects to offer prototypes of its upcoming video games console to others for testing within four months time.
The firm's chief executive revealed the news to the BBC ahead of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Games Awards.
Gabe Newell is being honoured with an Academy Fellowship at the event.