The backlog of Steam Deck orders continues to be fairly giant, regardless of Valve’s continued efforts to fulfil the completely bonkers degree of demand for its handheld gaming PC. However, it looks like the corporate’s work behind the scenes to enhance the effectivity of its provide chain and manufacturing practices at the moment are bearing fruit. In reality, you would possibly need to examine your inbox for a possible replace in your reservation.
Don’t fret when you’re not one of many fortunate few to have acquired a shock Steam Deck order e-mail, as Valve says that it’ll be transferring extra reservations up and delivery extra gadgets forward of schedule. This information comes by way of a tweet from Lawrence Yang, a UX designer on the firm, who says that “production has outperformed are estimates” and teases additional info and an official announcement is “coming soon.”
Yang advises anybody whose reservation was beforehand slated for “Q4” to double-check the standing of their order by visiting the official Steam Deck retailer web page, whereas logged in. They additionally need to remind everybody that ought to they miss the coveted e-mail of their inbox, there’s a grace interval that the corporate will honour.
This marks the second time that Valve has been capable of get Steam Deck orders to prospects before beforehand anticipated, with the corporate solely not too long ago rising the quantity of emails it’s sending out per week.