After the delay you had In late 2021, Valve has confirmed that its Steam Deck gaming laptop will meet its February 2022 release date.
When Steam Deck pre-orders first opened in July of last year, Valve said the console would ship before the end of the year. Unfortunately, production disruptions caused by a lack of available parts squashed those dreams, and Valve adjusted the date, telling customers that it expected the first Steam Deck units to ship in February of this year.
And now, in a new update on your blogValve has confirmed that those plans are still in place, with the Steam Deck due to arrive as pre-orders by the end of February.
Valve says it’s fighting the “global pandemic, supply issues, and shipping issues.”
Additionally, the company notes that it has been “shipping dev kits in droves,” and more are on the way, so game creators can properly prepare their titles for the Steam Deck release, ensuring a check mark on games. .
As Valve explained in October, it has been working on a new compatibility ranking system for the Steam Deck, putting each game into different categories based on “smoothness, display, and system support” so owners can see exactly what they can play. or not in the console.