Hot Potatoes: Although Valve made the device available for pre-order a few days ago, Steam Deck listings have appeared on eBay for over $1,000 and are priced over $1,000.
After the Steam Deck was announced, Valve allowed customers to pay a $5 deposit for the final cost as the devices approached their shipping date. The name on the mobile device.
In addition to the reservation fee, the only people who can pre-order the Steam Deck in the first 48 hours of its availability are those who purchased something on Steam before June 2021. The first shipments are scheduled to begin in December 2021, but high The request prompted Valve to change the availability of new pre-orders. p>
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The $399 / 64GB Basic Edition Steam Deck will ship for new reservations in the first quarter of 2022. The 525/256GB model is expected to be released in the second quarter of 2022 and the 512/649GB version is expected in the quarter Third 2022. Ships in December - even if Valve doesn't guarantee it will ship this month. There are even some eBay listings with vague "2022" dates. The good news is that eBay has told Kotaku that the listings were removed because they violated the site's "pre-sale policy," which states all pre-sale items. It must be submitted within 30 days. At the time of writing, there are only four Steam Deck on the site. p>
Scalpers currently sells Steam Deck for over $1000