The release of the portable console of the valve scheduled for December 202, the release of the Steam Deck was postponed after two months. The valve informed the fact that November 11, informed its facts through its own official blog.
The reason why the release is delayed is that the production line is a production line due to the part supply disruption. The valve said, I did my best to solve the global supply chain problem, but because of the lack of material, it is not procured to the manufacturing facility according to the production date of the steam deck.
The new shipping date will be postponed in February 2022, and the existing buyer queue order is applied as it is, it will be shipped sequentially. The valve promised, I promised I will try to deliver relevant news to the new schedule to buy a quick reservation.
Like the valve implied, the global semiconductor supply lack of global semiconductor supply is not only steam hold deck, but also PS5, Xbox Series X, etc. Other consoles, and market supply of various advanced devices.
Recently, Nintendo s Switch OLED Model, which was released, is also known to produce less than 20% less than the production of semiconductor.
The valve has been widely interested in gamers while disclosing the Steam deck in July. Some multiplayer such as
Meanwhile, fans are the reaction that respects the decision of the valve while being grasped on the delay news. The users in the posting reported the comments of contents, I hope to have time to have enough time. One user did not want the console edition of
Steam Deck has dictionary sales in the United States, UK, Canada and the EU region. Currently, in other areas, including Korea, can not be purchased formally.