It’s official. Valve announced the Steam Deck in 2021 with the promise of working like any computer we use the popular online gaming platform. Likewise, the company announced that this portable console would not only run with the SteamOS operating system, which is based on Linuxbut could also incorporate Windows for its new relaunch, which went from being an assumption to a reality.
This second week of March, the company has launched the necessary drivers so that the microsoft works in the new machine, although, as they have communicated, these are not completely finished, so the team’s premiere could be delayed. However, the good news is that the sections of GPU, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth is already in its final phase, so a possible delay would not be so excessive regarding the previously established time.
One of the details that caught the most attention, despite the fact that it was quite predictable, is that it has also been reported that the console will not ask what OS you want to use when you switch on the device, since you are still working on a technology dual operating effectively.
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Meanwhile, it is necessary to mention that, for the time being, can only install Windows 10 and not Windows 11 because to date it is still developing the new bioswhich will have fTPM support, which is required to run the latest version of the Windows operating system. microsoft.
If you want to know more about this new extension, the brand led by Gabe Newell has published a section on the website of Steam with the Windows resources for the Steam Deck and in the virtual blog part there is a tutorial with instructions for the controllers in case players get stuck with this procedure.