Steam Decks at the moment are out within the wild, however except you pre-ordered one final 12 months inside the first couple of minutes of availability, chances are high you are still not sure while you’ll be getting one. Valve has added only a tiny bit extra readability on when some Steam Decks will likely be arriving in an update today. Some reservations that had been beforehand lumped into the obscure “after Q2” window at the moment are scheduled for the extra concrete Q3.
“Now we have been working onerous to extend the variety of Steam Decks we are able to produce this 12 months, and we now have extra readability on our long term manufacturing schedule,” Valve wrote. “In consequence, along with Q1 and Q2, reservers can now see if they’re within the Q3 order availability window. You’ll be able to test the Steam Deck product page (whereas logged in) to see your reservation window.”
If you end up with a Q3 reservation, which means you need to get an electronic mail to order your Steam Deck by the tip of September. Valve is now sending out order emails on Mondays each week.
In right now’s replace Valve added that it is “wanting into” making the Steam Deck accessible in additional international locations by the tip of 2022, together with Japan. It is presently accessible in the US, Canada, UK, and EU.
In case you attempt to reserve a Steam Deck right now, the anticipated order availability is listed as “after Q3 2022,” which suggests it is nonetheless doable—however undoubtedly not assured—you possibly can get a Deck this 12 months.