Valve’s portable gaming device, the, came out just over a year ago. The company is celebrating the occasion with a big sale.
For the first time since its launch, the, getting a 10% discount on Thursday. This drops the price to $359 for the 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 the pricing lands for each model during this sale:
- 64GB eMMC model: $359 (save $40)
- 256GB NVMe SSD model: $476 (save $53)
- 512GB NVMe SSD model: $584 (save $65).
And you can also expand storage with a microSD card (sold separately).
Along with the discount, Valve added a new feature to the Steam Deck on Thursday. The latest update will let users create their own or use already-made startup movies for when the system boots up.
in July 2021. It set the stage for truly portable PC gaming, similar to what the Nintendo Switch did for console gaming. High demand for the Steam Deck, on top of a , led to preorders being spaced out throughout 2022, with the first units shipped to customers on Feb. 28.
Since its initial release, Valve has said there will be a, though no timeline has been confirmed. Steam Deck owners discovered , from emulating old consoles to .