Steam Deck will start shipping in December 2021 | Image: Valve
If you’re looking to reserve a Steam Deck and haven’t managed to secure a reservation yet, it looks like you’ll be waiting a while to actually get your device. According to Steam’s store site on Sunday, the $399 64GB Steam Deck and the $529 256GB version both have “expected order availability” dates of of Q2 2022, meaning sometime next spring. The 512GB $649 model is even later; it’s showing expected availability in Q3 of next year, which is sometime between July and September 2022.
According to Steam’s website, it plans to send order invitations by December of this year. Steam will then convert reservations to orders.
As of July 18th, the wait time for the top-of-the-line Steam Deck is Q3 of 2022.