May 28, 2023

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Steam Deck scalpers are trying it on – despite Valve’s anti-scalping efforts

Scalpers have taken to eBay with their Steam Deck reservations, marking up the PC handheld despite Valve’s anti-scalping efforts.

There are multiple listings of the Steam Deck on eBay, all charging more than Valve’s asking price. Some listings have the hardware up for sale for over £1000.

Valve made the Steam Deck available to reserve last night with some smart restrictions aimed at combating scalpers (although some of these restrictions ran into technical issues as Valve was inundated with high demand).

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