Predictions 2022






written without looking at anyone else’s predictions on 15th of January.

  • The Steam Deck’s demand will exceed its supply in 2022 and there will be still be a significant delay (2 months or more) between order and shipment even at the end of 2022.
  • We will see a marked increase of native titles after the launch of the Steam Deck (at least 3% increase in ratio)
  • We will see Steam work on ARM devices for the first time thanks to projects like Box68/64
  • The Steam Deck release will be met with numerous hit pieces from the gaming press and youtube influencers
  • While a lot of outlets will recommend installing Windows on the Steam Deck, a majority of Steam Deck users will be fine with the default SteamOS experience and keep it.