The portable device bears more than a passing resemblance to Nintendo’s popular handheld-console hybrid, the Nintendo Switch, given its general size and form factor. But unlike the Switch, the Steam Deck is built to play your Steam library on-the-go, and the impressive-looking piece of tech is launching this December. Here is everything we know so far, including the various versions, incompatible games, design, battery, specs, accessories, and preorder information.

Valve surprised the gaming community this week with the announcement of the Steam Deck, a new foray into dedicated PC gaming hardware. The portable device bears more than a passing resemblance to Nintendo’s popular handheld-console hybrid, the Nintendo Switch, given its general size and form factor. But unlike the Switch, the Steam Deck is built to play your Steam library on-the-go, and the impressive-looking piece of tech is launching this December. Here is everything we know so far, including the various versions, incompatible games, design, battery, specs, accessories, and preorder information.

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