• Good Guy Gabe Says Steam Deck Pricing Won't Increase

    5 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Valve's beloved CEO Gabe Newell (lovingly referred to by Steam loyalists and meme fans as Lord Gaben), says he has no plans to increase the pricing of the Steam Deck. For a portable gaming PC that is already getting some pretty good reviews and with one of its most valued traits being the cost, this is great news for anyone who still wants one but hasn't yet purchased.
    Newell made the statement during a recent interview with IGN. Noting that “part of what you do with pricing is you're making a promise to customers. But, we wouldn't expect to be adjusting the SKU pricing.” The Steam Deck...
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  • Google Stadia works with the Steam Deck, but cloud gaming is currently hindered on the handheld

    Google Stadia works with the Steam Deck, but cloud gaming is currently hindered on the handheld

    5 monthes ago - By 9to5Google

    Valve has officially released its PC gaming-focused portable handheld this week, and the flexible machine has garnered a fair bit of praise for its performance on local games. However, if you were hoping to play cloud games from Google Stadia and similar services on the Steam Deck, it seems you're in for a rude surprise.
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  • Valve has no plans to raise Steam Deck pricing

    Valve has no plans to raise Steam Deck pricing

    5 monthes ago - By Tech Radar

    Valve has announced that there are no plans to increase the price of its Steam Deck handheld despite the huge popularity of the system. In an interview with IGN , Gabe Newell confirmed that while pricing the petite PC so low had been tricky, he anticipates that the current MSRP will remain fixed for now.
    "I mean, part of what you do with pricing is you're making a promise to customers.... But we wouldn't expect to be adjusting the SKU pricing," Newell said during the interview, though he expressed surprise that the more expensive $649 Steam Deck model that features 512GB of NVMe SSD...
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