Valve is doubling the number of Steam Decks it sends to customers, the company announced Monday. “Production has increased and from today we will more than double the number of Steam Decks every week!” Valve said in a tweet from the official Steam Deck account. In response to a question from my colleague Sean Hollister, Valve designer Lawrence Yang announced the change. clearer: “In previous weeks, we sent customers x units per week, starting this week we will send 2 units per week.”
If you are happy to update your inbox every time Monday and Thursday Increased production for a chance to order your Steam Deck can be a sign that you can get your device faster than you expect. My reservation has not changed since the third quarter Steam Deck on the Steam page, but maybe now that email will arrive at the beginning of the quarter someday. If you’re in that Q3 window too, you should start paying attention to your inbox on June 30, because Valve said the first Q3 order emails will come out then.
Hello! Add great news on the production front. We have just sent the last batch of 2nd quarter emails and will start sending Q3 reservation emails on the 30th.
Production has increased, and from today we will more than double the number of Steam Decks every week! pic.twitter.com/kAHE0zRrV7
– Steam deck (@OnDeck) June 27, 2022
You will want to follow this email closely because Valve only gives you 72 hours to actually complete the order once it has been shipped. If you miss that window, Valve offers you Contact Steam Support – The company recently announced a “several-day” grace period.
The Steam deck remained at the top of the Steam charts for the last nine of the last 11 weeks, According to SteamDB. This rating follows the best sellers according to income – Given that Steam Deck starts at $ 399, a few Steam Deck orders can be the equivalent of a lot of sales of any individual game – but that’s still an indication that Valve is selling handheld computers as fast as it can. Give up a little demand.
But it still has a lot to do: an unofficial audience Compiled by Reddit user Fammy Valve is still fulfilling orders for the premium 512 GB model in the UK from the first hour they were offered. It went on sale in July 2021. According to that viewer, Valve is still making first-day reservations in the United States.
Although Steam Deck production is on the rise, the official dock was delayed from its “last spring” release schedule earlier this month. But when he arrived there will be improved specifications From what Valve first announced.