Gamescom: Portable Steam Machine SMACH Zero Price and Pre-Sales Announced

SMACH Zero, the first handheld console to play Steam games on the go, has revealed its final retail price at this year’s gamescom.  SMACH Zero pre-sales will open on November 10th, starting at a reduced price of $299.00. Pre-sale orders will ship out in Q4 2016. To stay tuned about early birds and time limited pre-sale offers, you can sign up for SMACH Zero email newsletter here.

SMACH Zero is a third party hand-held Steam Machine, not developed by Valve Corporation. It was previously called the Steamboy Machine.  Here is the announcement video for the new price:

If you are interested, here are the SMACH Zero’s specs:

  • AMD embedded G-Series SoC “Steppe Eagle” with Jaguar-based CPU and GCN-based Radeon graphics
  • 4 GB RAM memory
  • 32GB internal memory and SD Card Slot
  • 5-inch Touch screen with 720p resolution
  • Configurable tactile gamepads
  • HDMI video output connection
  • Wi-Fi conectivity
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • 4G mobile network connectivity (PRO model only)

So, in other words, the SMACH Zero won’t be nearly as powerful as the Steam Machine consoles, but it will be a pretty cool portable option for those looking to play Steam games on the go!  Keep an eye on this site for more updates as they come out.