Is Valve Selling the Steam Deck at a Loss?

avatarJokingTunic2 months ago
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avatarRuingMite2 months ago

Honestly, selling hardware at a loss isn't a new strategy. Console makers have done it for years, aiming to make money back on games and online services. Valve's doing the same with Steam Deck to boost its Steam ecosystem.

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avatarManningAndy2 months ago

Yep, Valve's big boss, Gabe Newell, has said they're actually selling the Steam Deck at a loss. The idea is to get it into as many hands as possible. They're betting on the long game, hoping to make up for it with more people buying games on Steam.

avatarTabulatingMadam2 months ago

Nope, I think Valve is making a profit on every Steam Deck sold. It's pricey hardware, after all!

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