Elgato announces new Stream Deck the same day Valve announces new Steam Deck | The Verge

Screen_Shot_2021_07_15_at_1.39.04_PM.0 Elgato announces new Stream Deck the same day Valve announces new Steam Deck | The Verge
Elgato’s new Stream Deck, which is different from Valve’s Steam Deck. | Image: Elgato

Elgato’s Stream Deck is a popular tool for live-streamers, letting them set shortcuts and controls they can access with the push of a button, and the company announced a new model on Thursday, the Stream Deck MK. 2. This version brings a host of welcome improvements, including a detachable stand, interchangeable faceplates, and a removable USB-C cable. You can order it right now on Elgato’s website for $149.99.

While the Stream Deck MK. 2 does seem like a nice upgrade, it was announced on perhaps the worst possible day. Just a few hours ago, Valve made a huge splash by revealing its new handheld gaming console called the Steam Deck.

While they’re entirely different products, there’s sure to be some confusion about the names “Stream…

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