Steam Deck users who are getting impatient while waiting for the official Steam Deck launcher may be getting angry this week after some images of the addon surfaced online. It appeared to be present during the Tokyo Game Show events for people to see, but its design has drawn some criticism from those who have since wondered why it only has one USB-C port, and that port appears to be reserved for the device’s power supply.
More than one image from Steam Deck has been seen online so far, but most of them were looking at the image posted by a Reddit user. Large elderberry 9104 When discussing the device. This dock, shown below, features various inputs ranging from DisplayPort to HDMI and an Ethernet port. There appear to be three USB-A slots, but only one USB-C slot has been spotted. The fact that it is in use and a plug icon above it indicates that only a USB-C connection is required to operate the device.
A clear look at the back of the official Steam Deck Dock from Tokyo Game Show. Each unit was on display on the quayside. From
It’s a subtle design decision (assuming that’s actually the final design) that hasn’t done well yet with people criticizing the lack of additional USB-C ports. Given that the whole point of Steam Deck is to play on the go, Some said They’d rather have more USB-C ports to use different display connections than carry around bulky HDMI and DisplayPort cords. Others already Consider alternatives If that’s the final design, but it’s worth noting that the current docking ports offered by JSAUX don’t have any additional USB-C ports other than one for charging either.
Much like other hardware and accessories parts, Valve’s Steam Deck has been lagging behind due to a shortage of parts which has led to an increase in third-party solutions like the JSAUX one. Shared photo on Steam Deck site This dock has already shown up again when Valve first started sharing details about it, but the most recent viewing at the Tokyo Game Show has more or less certain doubts about the USB-C options.