Big? Seems fairly substantial. Black? Like midnight at the bottom of the ocean. Box? Boy, you better believe it. And there you go! Valve has given hardware beta testers a big, black box to toy around with. It also came shipped in a wooden crate, like something hauled out of that place in the Indiana Jones movies where they keep The Ark of the Covenant and James Woods. Mind you, this is a hardware beta, and we don't know if this is what the units will look like when they're available for purchase.
Check out more angles after the break.