Valve are taking measures to stop scalpers nabbing Steam Decks | Rock Paper Shotgun

steam-deck-laptop Valve are taking measures to stop scalpers nabbing Steam Decks | Rock Paper Shotgun

So, how about that Steam Deck, huh? Last night, Valve announced their foray into the world of portable gaming with a new handheld device that will let you play your PC games. It looks brilliant, honestly, but if you’re someone who’s been paying attention to the dramas with new graphics card and console releases over the last year, you may have some worries about scalpers.

Fortunately, Valve seem to have anticipated this, and are putting a number of measures in place to stop pesky resellers from buying up all the new Steam Decks when reservations open later today. Importantly, fresh Steam accounts won’t be allowed to reserve one until 48 hours after pre-orders go live.

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