Is Valve's Steam Deck the real Nintendo Switch Pro?

If you were disappointed by Nintendo's Switch OLED model announcement earlier this month, you might want to take a look at the latest offering from Valve. Named after the company's video game platform, the Steam Deck is a mighty powerful looking handheld games console – it it might be the closest thing we get to a Switch Pro in 2021.

Featuring a 7-inch, 720p touchscreen,  console-like controls and, most importantly, access to Steam's enormous digital library, the surprise SteamOS-powered console is sounding like a pretty tempting proposition for gamers on the go. But is it enough to turn you away from the best Nintendo Switch deals? Make sure you stay up to date with the latest Switch deals with our Nintendo Switch Black Friday live blog. 

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.