Valve’s portable gaming device, the Steam tires, was released a little over a year ago. The company is celebrating the occasion with a big sale.
For the first time since the launch is Steam Deck was put up for sale, get 10% off on Thursday. This drops the price to $359 for the 64GB version, $476 for the 256GB and $584 for the 512GB. The sale on the portable console will last until the end of the Steam Spring Sale on March 23.
Here’s how prices land for each model during this sale:
- 64GB eMMC model: $359 (save DKK 40)
- 256GB NVMe SSD model: $476 (save $53)
- 512GB NVMe SSD model: $584 (save DKK 65).
And you can also expand the storage space with a microSD card (sold separately).
Along with the discount, Valve added a new feature to the Steam Deck on Thursday. The latest update allows users to create their own or use already made boot movies when the system boots.
Valve first revealed its Steam Deck in July 2021. It set the stage for true portable PC gaming, similar to what the Nintendo Switch did for console gaming. High demand for Steam Deck, on top of one two months delayled to pre-orders being spread throughout 2022, with the first units shipping to customers on February 28.
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Since its initial release, Valve has said there will be one the next generation of Steam Deck, although no timeline has been confirmed. Steam Deck owners discovered a multitude of uses for the devicefrom emulating old consoles to play Xbox games via the cloud.