The Steam Deck has looked like an impressive piece of machinery since the moment Valve revealed it, and one of the things that has caught most people’s eyes (aside from the fact that it’s a portable PC, of course) , is how flexible and robust the device promises to be, what with it being touted as a fully open platform that can run third-party software and store fronts as well.
Other uses you may have for your Steam Deck have also been revealed. The official of the device Frequently Asked Questions page confirming that players will be able to use the Steam Deck as a controller for PC games by playing remotely. Given the Steam Deck track pads, it could actually be a very good PC controller, so it’s great to see Valve enabled that function in the device off the bat.
The Steam Deck is out in some regions of the world (and with understandable limited stocks) in December. Valve has also begun sending Steam Decks to developers to test their games on the device.