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Valve's Steam Deck Has Been Released, You Can Pre-order

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Valve is the company behind Steam and several games popular today such as Dota 2 and Team Fortress. This time they have revealed a PC-like handheld console with the name Steam Deck. The console that’s likely to rival the Nintendo Switch is going officially launch in December 2022.

In addition, Valve has opened Pre-orders since August 16, 2022. What will happen? gamers get from this console and how much does Valve sell for?

Price and How to Pre-order Steam Decks

In fact this console will be available in three different variations. However, each Steam Deck variation differs only in storage capacity. For the 64GB eMMC storage model is the cheapest variant at $399 and gamer will get an exclusive tote bag.

Apart from that there is also a mid-range variation with a 256GB NVMe SSD storage model costing $529. Other than that gamers will get a tote bag and will also get an exclusive Steam community profile bundle. The most expensive variation costs $649.

Apart from that the storage is fantastic, 512GB NVMe SSD, premium anti-glare glass, exclusive carrying case, exclusive premium community profile bundle and exclusive virtual keyboard themes. Plus all these variations can be ordered for $5.

In addition, to outsmart the brokers, Valve sells one person’s Steam Deck with only one variation. Frankly, Valve predicts that there will be a price spike after Pre-orders. Honestly, this method is arguably the best way for all gamers can get this cool console.

Until now, new Pre-orders are open for gamer in the United States, Canada, the European Union and the United Kingdom.

Steam Deck Specifications

Price$329; $529; $649The only difference is in the storage capacity.
CPU/GPUAMD Zen 2+ RDNA 2 APU4-core, 8-thread with 8 RDNA 2 compute units for GPU.
RAM16GB LPDDR5
Screen7” 1280 x 800 . LCDThe 512GB model has include premium anti-scratch and anti-glare glass.
Battery40 hours7-8 hours for games 2D/ Browsing
ConnectivityBluetooth, UBS Type-C, 3.5mm Headphone Jack
Storage64GB; 256GB; 512GBThe 256GB and 512GB models use faster NVMe SSD storage. The 64GB model uses eMMC storage.
ExpansionMicro SD Card Slot
EtcBuilt-in Microphone, Ambient Light Sensor.

so that’s roughly the price and specifications of the Steam Deck. How ? Interested in moving to Steam Deck? Or gamers still prefer the Nintendo Switch Oled which is also coming out?