Will Steam Deck suffer further postponements? Valve reassures portable console fans

While the optimization work on the Steam Deck of games such as Half-Life 2, DOTA 2 and CS: GO continues, the representatives of Valve intervene on the pages of PCGamer.com to reassure all those who are eagerly awaiting the launch of the portable console: the hybrid mini-PC will not suffer further delays.

Despite the protracted semiconductor crisis and the now chronic problems related to finding the chips and components needed to assemble the most performing electronic devices, the American technology giant looks to the future with confidence and reiterates its intention not to postpone distribution further. of the first Steam Deck models.

During an interview granted to PCGamer.com by Greg Coomer, the Valve designer discussed the topic and specified that “we are optimistic and we feel we are on track to launch Steam Deck in February. Of course, we are still sorry for not having managed to reach the goal we had set for ourselves and not having been able to deliver the first Decks already by this end of 2021, but all the signals we are receiving indicate that we will be able to ship the system in February “.

To listen to the exponent of Valve, therefore, the shipping estimates of the portable console remain unchanged compared to the timing announced by the company led by Gabe Newell in November of this year, with the postponement of Steam Deck to 2022.