It’s perhaps no surprise that the Steam Deck has been a hit since its launch in February, and Valve has now shipped over 1 million copies.
According to one speaker, the Steam Deck handheld console has now shipped over a million units and there are still more to be shipped. Since its launch in February of this year, it’s clear the mobile PC has been a huge hit with gamers, to the point where companies like Razer are looking to compete with the Steam Deck by offering consoles. their own mobile. While owning an existing Steam Deck will result in customer waiting, the developer has made it through this stage with a high percentage of shipments.
With the Steam Deck Q4 emails coming out recently, it looks like those who pre-ordered it will be able to get it later this year, possibly in time for Christmas. It’s a pretty exciting prospect for anyone looking to buy equipment, and it really shows how Valve, which ramped up production not too long ago, has been able to ship them out to customers at the rate it is today.
So it’s perhaps not surprising that over a million copies of the Steam Deck have been sent out to date. That’s according to a video from the Gaming On Linux YouTube channel. During a Q&A session at the KDE conference, discussing Linux on the Steam Deck, David Edmundson confirmed that Valve has recently passed this impressive milestone, adding that the company is still processing orders. can lead to an increase in sales by a third. This really appreciates the success of this device. Information on how many have been shipped is in the video below at 29:45.
When the handheld game console was released in early 2022, it quickly established itself as a force to be reckoned with in the mobile gaming market. The Steam Deck has thousands of verified games that are playable, with the number growing all the time. It is also notable for its flexibility, support for modifiers, emulators and even other operating systems like Windows.
It’s a completely different story from the way things were. Valve isn’t well known when it comes to hardware, but the Steam Deck has shown that the studio behind Half-Life and Left 4 Dead can step outside of the software realm. The fact that other companies now want to produce their own mobile console systems shows just how influential the Steam Deck is in the gaming industry.
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