Valve’s Steam for handhelds finally has a release date after being delayed late last year. The Steam Deck will launch on February 25th with the last units shipping on the 28th.
The Steam floor, which was put down late last year for people looking to buy a unit when they finally launch, is expected to go on sale on the 25th with emails sent to those who put down deposits that day. Valve states that once an email is sent to a coin holder, that person will have 72 hours to purchase their pre-ordered unit or the pre-order will go to the next person in the queue.
The fact that the emails start being sent out doesn’t mean that if you have a deposit you will see one immediately, as Valve states that these order emails will be sent out in the order placed. before.
“On February 25, we will be sending the first batch of order emails to those who pre-order. Customers will have 3 days (72 hours) from receiving the order email to make their purchase, before when their reservation is passed to the next person in the queue First units will reach customers starting the 28th and we plan to release new batches of order emails on a weekly basis. “
Valve has also lifted the curtain a bit on press reviews of the units, saying that the review embargo will also be on day 25, though interested buyers can expect to see a preview and show up in the coming weeks.
Valve’s Steam Deck is billed by the company as an all-in-one portable gaming PC that gives players access to their entire Steam library on the go. SteamDB also has a list of verified games will run on the Steam Deck as part of the Steam Deck Verified program, with more games to be added as time goes on. Also announced yesterday is by Steam Dynamic Cloud Syncwhich means that if you start playing a PC game and need to move, you can get right back to where you left off on the Steam Deck with no problem.
The Steam Deck comes in three models, and while each model’s processing power is the same, storage capacity and speed vary by model, starting at $399 for eMMC storage and reaching $649 for a model with 512GB NVMe SSD and etched glass screen Anti-Glare. You can learn more about the Steam Deck on Official website.
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