Valve lately introduced the Steam Deck OLED, a lighter model of its gaming handheld outfitted with Wi-Fi 6E and an extended battery life. Nonetheless, as with the Nintendo Swap when it obtained its OLED mannequin, one has to ask: What a few true successor to the Steam Deck? What in regards to the Steam Deck 2?
When requested by IGN how lengthy it will take, designer Jay Shaw stated, “I don’t know. It’ll be some time. I believe it’ll be fairly some time. We don’t have any form of set date. I believe we’re going to attend for the know-how to current itself in a approach that we discover fascinating and for the staff to actually wish to make that leap. We’re very, very, very happy with this model of Steam Deck, and that is it. That is the one we’re probably the most pleased with, and we predict clients will likely be too.”
He additionally famous that the staff is “fascinated with Steam Deck 2 always,” however that it’s additionally glad and “that is actually the form of excessive finish of what we wished to do.” Whereas a successor is probably going, it may take just a few years, echoing statements that Valve’s Pierre-Louis Griffais made final September.
He felt the developer was in a “fairly candy spot” in taking part in all the most recent titles this era. He did make clear that the corporate is “working with builders on future releases” and that suggestions is monitored. For now, “I believe it has been fairly good on the horsepower entrance.”
The Steam Deck OLED is out on November sixteenth, with a 512 GB NVMe SSD variant costing $549.00 and a 1 TB NVMe SSD variant retailing for $649.00, whereas the present LCD mannequin’s worth drops to $399. Keep tuned for extra particulars and updates on the hand held within the meantime.