Steam Deck dock delayed indefinitely due to shortages and COVID-19

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The Steam Deck is selling quite well, with units being back ordered into Q3 of 2022. However, it’s not the only part that’s struggling to make it’s way to retail. Valve have announced the Steam Deck dock has been delayed indefinitely.

Valve’s official reasoning for this new delay is due to a mix of part shortages and closures at their manufacturing facilities as a result of the coronavirus.

Accordingly, Valve also says fans should not be worried about the actual handheld device getting any delays as it uses different parts and is made across different facilities.

These parts also don’t seem to be anything related to the recent list of replacement parts shown by iFixit. Coming from this, there should be no effect on replacement parts either due to lingering supply constraints and coronavirus.

We’ve also been fortunate to get one for ourselves. So here’s our Steam Deck unboxing:

Valve’s recently launched Steam Deck is now available, and in three flavors: $399 (64GB), $529 (256GB), and $649 (512GB), over on the Steam store.

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