Steam Deck shipments delayed to February 2022

Steam Deck Delayed

When last July Valve he presented su Steam deck, a then uninformed servant thought «400 bucks for a console that will have a limited catalog on top of being based on Linux?“But soon after the details began to be known. And it is not a normal console; it's more like a PC and in him / her we will be able to install, for example, Windows. Its release was scheduled for later this year, but there have been changes.

Valve says Steam Deck shipments will be delayed two months and will start in February 2022. The reason for this delay is the shortage of materials, and it does not give clues as to what they are not receiving in time to be able to meet the initial deadlines. It is known that other companies are having similar problems with processors / SoCs, so this could be one of the components that is not reaching them on time and could be partly to blame for this delay.

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The Steam Deck will take two more months to reach the first customers

Users who reserved the Steam Deck are on a waiting list, in a queue whose first customers will start receiving it before the last ones to reserve it. All this remains exactly the same, it has not undergone changes beyond the movement in the calendar. The new planned dates are already updated on the Valve website.

As for the console, Valve presented a laptop, with all kinds of controls, among which two touch panels are included. The operating system you will use is based on Arch Linux, and the interface on KDE Plasma. As we have mentioned, you can install different operating systems, and in the case of installing Windows you can also access the Xbox catalog for PC. Whatever you want to do, you will have to wait at least two more months.


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