Steam Deck, Valve's upcoming device that will take the PC Gaming experience into a portable mode, is about to arrive. Although there are already some details about this device, what we are most looking forward to is having it in our hands. And just to fire up the engines in this final stretch prior to its launch, the device is arriving to content creators and we already have the first unboxing.
Steam Deck’s first unboxing
The ShortCircuit channel is the first to share its unboxing of the device. Although the video goes through the ritual rather quickly and shows the contents of the box in a rushed manner, it does spend a lot of time on other aspects such as weight, resolution and even comparison with other portable devices. You can watch the video below:
ShortCircuit also highlights the very eye-catching sleeve. This features a small space in the back that includes a pouch for the power cord, as well as being made of fairly sturdy material. Something that also stands out is the anti-glare screen it has, blurring the screen so it has no impact on your gaming experience.
Steam Deck list of verified playable games
Steam Deck already has the first grid of verified titles, as we can know thanks to the platform's database. And with a few weeks to go, the list of games already verified is growing, reaching a current total of 157.
This is the complete list with the games verified so far with Steam Deck:
There are other games confirmed as "playable on Steam Deck", i.e. those that do not meet all the requirements to be verified but can be run without problem.
How to check if a Steam game works on Steam Deck
Follow these steps to find out which games are compatible with Steam Deck:
Are Steam Decks sold out?
The quick answer is yes, the Steam Deck is out of stock. This may change, however. Valve recently announced that on February 25, all people who reserved their unit will receive an email notifying them that they have a 3-day period to finalize the purchase. So the waiting list could be shortened by those people who get cold feet or don't read their email in time. For now, Steam Deck reservations are open for users in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and the European Union.
While you wait for the Steam Deck release date for this February 28 (or at least its first wave of shipments), don't miss our guide on how to share your Steam library with your family and friends.