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Dbrand’s clever feature compromised the launch of its original Steam Deck case

The Project Killswitch Steam Deck case by dbrand was revealed at the top of the month. While it was supposed to receive a wide release a day ago, the company suddenly brought things to a halt without an explanation. dbrand made this announcement via Twitter and immediately received criticism for the last-minute pull. Thankfully, the...

Valve’s Steam Deck Client update brings controller tweaks, bug fixes, and more

After delivering an update last week, Valve is back at again, dropping not one but two new updates for its Steam Deck console. The updates hit beta and preview channels, bringing new bug fixes and also tweaked controller settings, which should give users an improved experience. As mentioned before, Valve delivered two updates today, with the...

The one Steam Deck feature that Valve still needs to get right

It's been a pretty wild year for the Steam Deck. From the moment it first went on pre-order it was obvious it would be a success. Even now, despite recent accelerations in production, Valve still hasn't fulfilled all the pre-orders for its handheld PC. Despite being on the large side, the hardware is fantastic. I've been...

Valve replaces Steam’s stats page with new real-time and weekly Steam Charts

Valve recently rolled out a new beta update for the Steam Deck with a host of bug fixes and improvements. Along with the beta update, Valve also replaced the old stats page on Steam with a new feature called Steam Charts. The new Steam Charts section highlights the most popular games on Steam with real-time and...

Steam Deck gets a new beta update that fixes issues when the console is docked

The Steam Deck has been having a pretty good run. Not only has Valve managed to ship pre-orders at a feverish pace, the company has also managed to offer plenty of support on the software side of things. Today, the company has announced a new Steam Deck beta update, bringing improvements to the console when outputting...

Valve completes Q3 pre-orders early, Steam Deck Q4 pre-orders going out soon

Valve is back at it once again, not only making good on Steam Deck promises but also exceeding expectations. The firm announced today that it completed its last round of emails early for pre-orders slated to be fulfilled in Q3. The company is now looking to move on to the final batch of orders for...

Valve opens service centers for Steam Deck repairs

Valve has been doing a stellar job with the Steam Deck. The console has surpassed expectations for most gamers, and the company has continued to provide support through software updates. In addition, shipments of the console have been accelerated, with the company stating that it will fulfill all initial pre-orders by the end of the...

Steam Deck hits a milestone with 5,000 verified and playable titles

Steam Deck launched unlike any other console in recent memory; with a huge library of games. Being a handheld PC with the backing of the Steam library meant no waiting for releases. It's truly a unique product right now, with Valve doing enormous work to get as many of its games as possible running on its Linux-powered...

Valve’s booklet talks about the company’s history and the future of Steam Deck

At the beginning of the month, Valve announced that it would open reservations for those in Asia. The company announced that it would partner with Komodo, which will act as an authorized reseller for the region. To celebrate the impending release of the console, Valve created a booklet so that people could get a better idea...

Valve updates its shipping windows for Steam Decks again

Valve has been doing an excellent job of getting its Steam Deck console into the hands of more people. If you've been patiently waiting, there could be some good news. The company announced changes through its OnDeck Twitter account, letting everyone know that deliveries that were previously estimated for Q4 might now be fulfilled in Q3. This means...

You can now use the Switch Joy-Con controllers with Steam

Playing games on Steam grants you the flexibility to play games with all kinds of controllers, and Valve has generally done a good job making sure almost any controller can be used. With the latest Steam Beta, that includes the Joy-Con controllers that ship with the Nintendo Switch. Tht's right, you can use the Joy-Con with...

Steam Deck pre-orders open in Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan

Good news for Steam Deck enthusiasts in Asia as Valve has finally announced that it will begin taking reservations in Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. Reservations for the console are now open, with shipments expected to arrive sometime towards the end of the year. For reservation and sales of the Steam Deck in Asia, Valve...