Steam Deck coming February 2022….Not 2027 ;)

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The document also states that Xbox chief Phil Spencer meets with Valve's Gabe Newell occasionally.

As if Phil didn't know anything about it before. This is good for Microsoft/Gamepass. Microsoft is going to want to Deck owners to jump on the Gamepass bandwagon. I am getting a Deck and I sure as hell would like Gamepass on it.

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Reserved the 512 but the expected delivery date is Q3 2022 😂. If you're on the fence you may want to reserve one and cancel later if you change your mind.
 
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Embrace the PS memes.

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I am most likely not going to get this. Handheld is not my thing anymore since I stopped commuting in the subway to university. All my gaming time at home reserved for PC or the console these days.
lol. Handheld isn't my thing either, but it's Valve. I trust the Gaben.

LoU memes are hilarious.
 
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This is something I’d be interested in. I’ve no time for PC gaming but there are quite a few awesome indie PC titles I’d love to play. This would suit me fine for that.
 

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Looks uncomfortable.


I see this ending up in a similar situation to the Vita
The key difference being that the Vita was reliant on a specific game format. Even if they dropped specific support, you should still be able to update the OS and download games from Steam, assuming the hardware can handle the requirements.
 

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Already got my pre-order on. Really looking forward to this. I don't even expect to run the highest end games, being more powerful than a switch as a handheld is more than enough in my book and I like my Nintendo Switch Lite as is. However, the lack of features/apps available on it is disappointing. Being able to play music/video files on the same handheld is gonna be fun on the bun.
 

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I may end up getting one IF they ever become available in stores. Ordering expensive stuff online and expecting to receive it where I live is a dangerous game itself.
 

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Before the Deck announcement, it wasn't a secret that he was at Valve HQ occasionally. Seems he goes there often. There's got to be something to it.
 

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I may end up getting one IF they ever become available in stores. Ordering expensive stuff online and expecting to receive it where I live is a dangerous game itself.


I'm sure once its in readily available supply it will be at gamestops and best buys.

And once you get one we do the dance of joy.


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https://videocardz.com/press-releas...y-two-months-shipping-starts-in-february-2022


The launch of Steam Deck will be delayed by two months. We’re sorry about this—we did our best to work around the global supply chain issues, but due to material shortages, components aren’t reaching our manufacturing facilities in time for us to meet our initial launch dates.

Based on our updated build estimates, Steam Deck will start shipping to customers February 2022. This will be the new start date of the reservation queue—all reservation holders keep their place in line but dates will shift back accordingly. Reservation date estimates will be updated shortly after this announcement.

Again, we’re sorry we won’t be able to make our original ship date. We’ll continue working to improve reservation dates based on the new timeline, and will keep folks updated as we go.

To view your updated expected order availability and FAQ, please visit https://store.steampowered.com/steamdeck.