If you’ve had trouble ordering Valve’s new Steam Deck OLED, you’re not alone. Orders opened at 1 p.m. ET on Thursday, and many people experienced issues completing a purchase. A few Edge staff members who attempted to purchase a Steam Deck OLED got stuck with the device in their cart but were unable to complete payment.
As of this writing – more than two hours after orders went live – things seem to be settling down. A Edge The employee who was trying to get one of the new models was finally able to check it out. And I’ve seen many people reporting successful purchases on the Steam Deck subreddit.
A few minutes after opening orders, Recognized valve that there were problems with the payment and said he was trying to resolve them. About two hours later, at 3:11 p.m. ET, he said that “We believe we have identified the issues causing shopping cart and checkout instability on Steam.”
Updated November 16 at 3:34 p.m. ET: Valve says it believes it has resolved the issues.
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