Within the months following the Steam Deck’s launch, demand for the hand-held gaming PC drastically outperformed Valve’s expectations. In response, the corporate has now revealed that it is positively excited about creating a successor to the unique Steam Deck.

Yesterday, Valve launched a 50-web page booklet concerning the Steam Deck. As identified by @Wario64, in a part of the booklet titled “The Future: extra Steam Decks, extra SteamOS,” Valve reveals its plans to help the Steam Deck for years via each new {hardware} and software program variations.

“Sooner or later, Valve will comply with up on this product with enhancements and iterations to {hardware} and software program, bringing new variations of Steam Deck to market,” the booklet reads.

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The corporate is additionally seeking to incorporate neighborhood suggestions in constructing the subsequent Steam Deck, permitting for a extra properly-rounded expertise.

“This is a multi-generational product line. Valve will help Steam Deck and SteamOS properly into the foreseeable future. We’ll study from the Steam neighborhood about new makes use of for our {hardware} that we haven’t considered but, and we’ll construct new variations to be much more open and succesful than the primary model of Steam Deck has been.”

Beforehand, Valve president Gabe Newell spoke to IGN on the Steam Deck’s launch, revealing that the product’s excessive demand at launch pushed the group to discover extra choices for the way forward for the Steam Deck.

We gave the Steam Deck a 7 in our overview, saying that it is superb when working at its full potential, however could be irritating at occasions. Although the gaming machine was initially a bit tough to accumulate, it is now turning into extra accessible as Valve works out provide chain points.

Amelia Zollner is a freelance author at IGN who loves all issues indie and Nintendo. Exterior of IGN, they’ve contributed to websites like Polygon and Rock Paper Shotgun. Discover them on Twitter: @ameliazollner.

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