Steam Deck - a portable PC console by Valve is coming December 2021!
The console will run your entire Steam library! Prices start from $399. Reserve your copy now!
A portable console that lets you play games from your Steam library? Does it sound to good to be true? Not anymore!
What is Steam Deck?
Steam Deck - a Switch-like portable console is set for release in December 2021. This "portable gaming PC" features a 7 inch touchscreen, two thumbsticks, two trackpads and 8 triggers! It is allegedly powerful enough to run all AAA games, being powered by custom AMD 4-core CPU and 16 GBs of RAM. The device will run a special version Valve’s SteamOS that will let you run all of your Steam games. However, there will also be an opton to install third-party applications - like non-Steam games or apps!
Full technical specification of the console can be found on this page.
How much does Steam Deck cost?
The price depends on the region you're located in. Currently reservations will only available in the following regions: United States, Canada, the European Union, and the United Kingdom. There are 3 versions of the device - that differ in the size of the storage (64 GB/ 256GB/ 512 GB) as well as additional features like faster storage or anti-glare etched glass.
The prices are as follows:
- Poland: 1899zł / 2499zł / 3099zł
- US: $399 / $529 / $649
- EU: 419€ / 549€ / 679€
- UK: £349 / £459 / £569
Can Steam Deck play Epic Game Store games?
Yes! You can use Steam Deck just like any other gaming PC! Apart from the full access to your Steam library, you can also use it to play Epic Games Store Games, Origin games, Ubisoft Connect games or even titles from Xbox Game Pass subscription!
Where do I buy Steam Deck?
Reservations for Steam Deck will open Friday July 16th, 10am PDT. You will have to pay 5 USD / 5 EUR / 4 GBP to reserve your copy. The reservation fee will count towards the final purchase price. You can only buy one copy per Steam account that has made a purchase on Steam prior to June 2021.
For more information on Steam Deck visit Steamdeck.com or see the FAQ video below.