Valve has confirmed that it will start shipping its Steam Deck in February. The handheld will officially release on February 25 and shipping of orders will start two days later.
The distribution of available hardware units will be based on reservations made by interested gamers. Those who pre-ordered the device will receive an e-mail notification with instructions on how to purchase the hardware.
The e-mail notification gives those who pre-ordered a 72 hour window in which they can purchase the device. Those who do not answer within the short time frame will miss out on the opportunity to purchase.
The Steam Deck is said to be able to bring Steam games and features to a powerful and convenient form factor that you can take wherever you go. The shape and function of the device is similar to the Nintendo Switch.
The Steam Deck currently retails for 399 USD in the United States and Canada and 413 euro in the European Union and the United Kingdom. Models with extra storage are also available for a premium price.