Valve really wanted to take down the so-called Steam Deck profiteers. However, mobile games have already appeared on the web, at sometimes shocking prices.
Valve was his last week Steam Deck has introduced a new portable console. Backed by powerful hardware, a gaming pocket PC should also be able to master the latest AAA games without a hitch. The device is expected to be available in December 2021 and could have been pre-ordered on Friday. The Scalper expected wanted Valve with various precautions Keep your distance. Only for 48 hours though, and it was supposed to work only up to a point.
PS5, Xbox and more: speculators make millions
So-called speculators have appeared on the scene in recent months, particularly with the next-gen Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X / S consoles, as well as existing graphics cards. They are people who, even with the help of bots, buy large numbers of devices and then resell them at much higher prices on online platforms like Ebay. According to the data analyst, the Earn Scalper on Playstation 5 Sales Xbox Series X / S plus Ryzen 5000, Radeon RX 6800, and Geforce RTX 30 via Ebay between mid-September and early December 2020 totaled $ 39 million.
Also on Ebay.com according to one Web standards message Several portable Steam Deck devices have appeared in the last few hours. The gaming laptop, officially available at prices between € 419 and € 679, will be offered there for $ 2,500. The reason could be that Valve only kept restrictions on mobile reservations for 48 hours. During this time, it was felt that those interested in the Steam Deck should purchase something on the Steam gaming platform before June 2021. Also, there was only one Steam Deck per account. A: Reservations are subject to charges.
Restrictions cannot prevent speculation
The restrictions may have been able to curb speculation on a large scale. The first handheld consoles were offered at premium prices on Ebay and other platforms even before the 48 hour period expired. Either way, the race for a Switch competitor was fantastic. Who holds on nowYour gaming mini-PC will likely not be in your hands until the first quarter of 2022. Originally, December 2021 was set as the start date for Steam Deck sales.
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