Valve has officially announced that the Steam Deck portable gaming device will go on sale on February 25th. Those who have reserved the device will receive an email inviting them to place an order within three days, which means that the first batch of devices will start shipping from February 28th.
Valve also added that it will be releasing new installments on a weekly basis. The company also clarified that order emails are sent in the same order in which bookings were made, and customers can only purchase the Steam Deck model that was originally reserved.
The company still allows customers to make reservations for $5. There are three options to choose from: a 64GB eMMC flash model for $399, a 256GB NVMe SSD model for $529, and a 512GB NVMe SSD model for $649.
The Steam Deck will feature an AMD quad-core processor based on Zen 2 architecture and a GPU based on AMD RDNA 2 architecture. The gadget is equipped with a 7-inch HD touchscreen display with a screen resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels with an aspect ratio of 16:10. Display brightness up to 400 cd/m2 at a frequency of 60 Hz.
The device supports Bluetooth 5.0 for controllers, accessories, and audio, as well as Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac. It runs its own Steam OS 3.0 operating system, and the battery lasts up to 8 hours.