Watch: The First Look of Steam Deck UI Is Here

Published 09/17/2021, 12:55 PM EDT


With the Steam Deck planned for release this December, new information about the console has started creeping out. Recently, fresh images have surfaced, giving us a glimpse of the Steam Deck UI. Valve’s Steam Deck was one of the most unexpected announcements of this year. And the Steam store owner’s latest offering might change mobile gaming as we know it.

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While the Steam Deck is still out of reach for a lot of people, the hype surrounding the handheld console is not looking to die anytime soon.

Here’s what the Steam Deck UI will look like

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Pavel Djundik, the creator of SteamDB, who usually shares stories regarding the platform’s big sales, took to Twitter to give us a first glimpse at how the upcoming Steam Deck UI will look.

If you are familiar with the Steam Store and its design, the Steam Deck UI will not amaze you. The Steam Deck version has been optimized to run on a smaller screen and be used in a handheld form. You can see his tweet below.

Pavel also cautioned viewers by informing them that this is still a work in progress. And there is a chance that the Steam Deck UI might change by the time it’s released this December.

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As can be discerned, the Steam Deck UI shares a striking resemblance to its PC sibling, which makes sense. However, a slight change that can be noticed in the UI is the download queue. It presents more details of the game or application being downloaded.

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The bottom left sports an icon displaying the “Steam Menu” text. There’s also the main interface showing the user’s Steam library, achievements, and playtime for a particular game. The images explain Deathloop’s storage details, achievements, screenshots, among other things.

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The Steam Deck is definitely a unique offering that can revolutionize the PC gaming industry forever. Steam is looking to create a league of its own and is leveraging the power of the Steam store. What do you think about the new UI? Let us know in the comments.

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Shubhendu Vatsa

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An eSports writer for EssentialySports, Shubhendu is a BTech IT graduate who was working with SecureKloud as a cloud engineer. Meanwhile, he was also writing feature articles for Sportskeeda. He loves to immerse himself in playing GTA and playing Call of Duty.

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