Steam Deck has dominated the handheld PC market since launching in 2022. Its success seems to have inspired other major PC gaming companies to dive into the world of handhelds. Though the Steam Deck will likely be hard to top when it comes to performance for the price, Valve’s handheld will soon have a powerful big-name competitor: the Asus ROG Ally.

A Windows-based handheld gaming PC, the Asus ROG Ally is gearing up for a worldwide launch on May 11. Some details about the device are still murky (such as pricing), but you can sign up for stock notifications at Best Buy.

While exact pricing details are yet to be announced, Asus did reveal it’ll keep the price under $1,000. The most expensive Steam Deck tops out at $650–so expect the ROG Ally to be an expensive alternative to Steam’s popular handheld, rather than a direct competitor in terms of price.

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