Developed by Valve, the Steam Deck is a handheld gaming system. Similar to the Nintendo Switch, it may be used as a portable device or hooked up to a display.
The Steam Deck, which was released in February 2022, is such a powerful package that it can give you instant access to your entire Steam library after logging in. It runs a modified version of the SteamOS (an operating system in development by Valve) that downloads and plays most PC games without any issues. It also enables the player to use PC software on it, such as web browsers and use video streaming services. Apart from being able to connect to a secondary screen, the device also has support for other gaming peripherals like a mouse and keyboard. What’s more, With the cloud save feature, you can seamlessly transfer game saves between Steam decks and your PC! If you’re someone who’s searching for a potent handheld device with capabilities much like a gaming PC, then the Steam Deck might be your perfect choice! But now, let’s talk about when this amazing device is going to make its way to India, and when it does, what will be the price?
Steam Deck India Price & Release Date
First of all, whether or not the Steam Deck will be released in India is not confirmed. However, Steam was not quite prepared for the amount of buzz surrounding the device, particularly in India. Coming to the expected pricing, the 64GB internal storage option costs $399 (about Rs. 30,000), the 256GB NVMe SSD internal storage model costs $529 (about Rs. 39,700), and the 512GB NVMe SSD variant costs $649 (about Rs. 48,700). The Steam Deck might have to face severe competition in the Indian market as even the good gaming laptops are available here starting at Rs. 50,000/-and people might prefer that much more than this portable device.
However it may be, we’ll be sure to keep you posted with all the latest news and updates regarding the release of Steam Deck in India.
Till then, thanks for reading. Stay tuned.