Acer Gaming and Komodo have announced their partnership to bring the Steam Deck Docking Station and Steam Deck to Acer retail stores in Hong Kong and Taiwan from March 17th. Steam Deck is a handheld gaming PC that can run thousands of games, including many AAA franchises popular around the world. The device is designed for ease of use, comfort and ergonomics, and is customisable to fit each gamer’s play style.
Steam Deck Now Available for Demo at Physical Retail Stores
According to the release, this is the first time the portable gaming PC may be tested out in shops in these regions. Both the Steam Deck and the Steam Deck Docking Station are available for purchase at the PREDATOR store at K11 MUSEA, the Golden Computer Center store, as well as six Acer stores in Taiwan.
List of Games Available for Hands-On Demo
The list of games that are available for hands-on demo includes “Aperture Desk Job,” “Devil May Cry 5,” “Melty Blood,” “Octopath Traveler 2,” “Hades,” “Scarlet Nexus,” and “Portal 2,” according to the official Steam Deck account for Taiwan on Twitter.
Plans for launching Steam Deck in Japan and South Korea
Komodo intends to introduce Steam Deck in the future at retail locations in South Korea and Japan.
Quotes from Komodo and Acer Gaming Executives
Ricky Uy, CEO of Komodo, said, “We are excited to work with Acer Gaming and Acer Hong Kong to continue toward our goal of delivering Steam Deck to the widest range of customers.” Ting Yang Hsu, general manager of Acer Gaming, added, “Acer Gaming cooperates with popular game industry brands to create a complete gaming life experience from offline to online. Through this collaboration with Komodo, we are demonstrating the importance Acer Gaming places on the gaming market.”
About Komodo and Acer Gaming
International game publisher and developer Komodo. Komodo is Valve’s authorised Steam Deck distribution partner in Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea. Komodo offers the Docking Station in addition to handheld devices in these locations.
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Acer Gaming is a division of sales that was established in 2020 to broaden Acer’s brand extensions in gaming and e-sports. It offers services such distribution of gaming and entertainment channels sales, and it aims to give gamers a full life experience both online and offline.