Valve announced it can have a Nintendo Switch-like gadget for enjoying Steam video games on the go referred to as the Steam Deck. There shall be three bundles out there. All of them are anticipated to ship in December 2021. Pre-orders will open on July 16, 2021.

The Steam Deck is basically an on-the-go laptop. It has a 7” touchscreen, like a Nintendo Switch. A D-pad, two analog sticks, two observe pads, and ABXY inputs. There are L1, L2, R1, and R2 triggers. R4, R5, L4, and L5 buttons are on the again of the unit. People even have a built-in mic, headphone jack, type-C port, and a microSD slot for added reminiscence. It has an AMD APU processor, 16GB ram, and might have between 64GB and 512GB storage constructed into it. There are HD haptics and 6-axis gyro controls too. Bluetooth and WiFI help are included. Its battery will final between two and eight hours. It makes use of SteamOS.

As it’s a Steam gadget, anticipated options shall be there. It will hook up with your account to run SteamOS video games you already personal. You can use Remote Play to stream video games and benefit from cloud saves. Steam Chat is out there too.

The base mannequin shall be $399 for the 64GB gadget. It will include a carrying case. The subsequent step up is the 256GB $529 mode, which features a Steam Community Profile Bundle. Finally, the 512GB mannequin will include anti-glare etched glass, the case, the profile bundle, and a digital keyboard theme.

The Valve Steam Deck will ship in December 2021, and other people can place a pre-order for one beginning at 10am PT/1pm ET on July 16, 2021.