Steam Deck News: Valve introduced the Steam Deck console, which is expected to be a Nintendo Switch competitor. With this console, you will be able to play Steam games manually.
Despite the chip crisis in the game world, new developments continue to occur. While players are waiting for the Nintendo Switch Pro, Nintendo recently introduced the Nintendo Switch OLED display. A surprise competitor came to the OLED display model, which is the same as the main model in terms of technical features. Valve, the developer of Steam, came up with the Steam Deck console today. This console, which has a form like a portable PC, allows you to play Steam games by hand.
Steam Deck features
Steam’s new console is built on the AMD platform. This console, which promises to play games fluently thanks to Zen 2 cores and RDNA2 graphics unit, has a 1.6 TFLOP graphics card. Steam Deck, which is also fed by AMD’s APU, can go up to 3.5 GHz.
Coming with 16 GB of LPDDR5 RAM, this console has a PCIe Gen 2 interface. On the storage side, there are 64 GB, 256 and 512 GB eMMC storage options. In addition, this console also includes microSD card support. Deck, which is essentially a handheld console, comes with a 7.0-inch touchscreen LCD with a resolution of 1280 x 800 with a brightness of 400 cd/m2. The console, which comes with two microphones and stereo speakers, offers between 2 hours and 8 hours of usage experience. You can also connect the console to the monitor via HDMI.
The console, which will come with SteamOS 3.0, will interestingly be available at a very affordable price of $ 399. Steam’s console, which will be with us in December, will be one step ahead of its competitors with its PC games. Currently, only Nintendo Switch is active in the handheld console market.