Steam Deck launches February 25

Valve has announced the official launch of the Steam Deck on February 25. On the said date, the company will be sending out the first batch of order emails to reservation holders.

According to Valve, customers will have 3 days (72 hours) from receipt of their order email to make their purchase, before their reservation is released to the next person in the queue. The first units will be on their way to customers starting February 28. They also said they plan to release new order email batches weekly.

To recap, Valve has announced the Steam Deck handheld console in July 2021. It sports a 7-inch (1280 x 800) LCD touchscreen that runs a refresh rate of 60Hz. Under the hood, it is equipped with a custom AMD APU processor, a Zen 2 CPU, an RDNA 2 GPU, has 16GB of LPDDR 5 RAM, and has storage options of 64GB eMMC, 256GB NVMe SSD, and 512GB NVMe SSD. All models include a high-speed microSD card slot for more storage. In addition, the Steam Deck is advertised to have a 40Whr battery capable of 2 – 8 hours of gameplay charged via USB Type-C.

The button layout of the Steam Deck includes A B X Y buttons, a D-pad, L & R analog, and bumper triggers, View & Menu buttons, two full-size analog sticks with capacitive touch, and four assignable grip buttons. It also features HD haptics, 2 32.5mm square trackpads, and 6-Axis Gyroscope functionality. For audio, it comes with DSP embedded stereo, 3.5mm audio jack, and a dual microphone array.

Source: Valve

1 Response

  1. Avatar for Elogene Karl Gallos Elogene Karl Gallos says:

    No mention of when it’s coming out in the Philippines?

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