Valve has announced that the Steam Deck, which has not been available for a long time outside of pre-orders, is now directly in stock and available to everyone. The matching docking station, which supplies power, external displays and peripherals to the gaming handheld, is also now available.
The portable “gaming PC” for games from the Steam library is now available at prices of €419 (64 GB eMMC), €549 (256 GB NVMe SSD) and €679 (512 GB NVMe SSD). be ordered. Currently, the delivery time is 1-2 weeks.
For the associated docking station, steam deck dock, another 99 euros are paid as an optional accessory. This allows charging and expansion of the Steam Deck with three USB-A ports (5 Gbit/s), DisplayPort 1.4 and HDMI 2.0, as well as a gigabit LAN connection.
However, Valve points out that, of course, stocks are not infinite and that bottlenecks or long delivery times may again occur depending on the rush of customers.
This also refers to a software update for the Steam Deck. This should include UI improvements, new Steam input features, support for other regional on-screen keyboards, and new firmware and drivers for better performance and stability.
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