Valve announces a partnership with Komodo to bring the Steam Deck to Asia.
is now online to allow customers in Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan to
preorder these mobile PCs for delivery later this year. Here's the
Shipments will begin in Japan, with additional units planned to ship
to customers in Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan in the weeks immediately following.
The world's most powerful gaming handheld, which is also a full-fledged PC,
first arrived in North America and parts of Europe in February to rave reviews
and with hundreds of compatible single and multiplayer games.
Co-founded by Ricky Uy and Jack Momose, Komodo was formed as a spin-off of
Degica's games division into a new, independently-owned company bringing years
of game publishing experience, including distributing Valve's Index VR system in
the region. In addition, Mr. Uy previously led Steam's business development
efforts in Asia at Valve during a period of rapid growth in the region, and Mr.
Momose, who is also the founder of Degica, has worked with Valve for years as a
publisher and by providing regional payment services for Steam.