Those who’ve ordered the Steam Deck but have yet to receive them may not have to wait much longer: Valve has now announced that it’s ramping up production and deliveries for the highly-anticipated handheld device. Taking to Twitter, the gaming company says that it has just sent out the last batch of Q2 emails and will be moving on to Q3 reservations at the end of June. “Production has picked up,” Valve celebrates, “and after today we’ll be shipping more than double the number of Steam Decks every week!”
Of course, deliveries will only be made to those who have already registered for one, and those that reserve a Steam Deck now will have to wait a little longer for their device to arrive, but it’s still good news for everyone who wants one, especially when the global chip shortage has led to an underwhelming availability for both the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.
Hello! Some great news on the production front. We just sent the last batch of Q2 emails, and we’ll start sending Q3 reservation emails on the 30th.
Production has picked up, and after today we’ll be shipping more than double the number of Steam Decks every week! pic.twitter.com/kAHE0zRrV7
— Steam Deck (@OnDeck) June 27, 2022
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