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With the upcoming Steam Deck from Valve only (currently) coming in one colour, it's fun to imagine what it would look like if you could customize the casing colours - so let's try it out.

One of our readers Grady Vuckovic mentioned in our Discord Channel a little tool they made, which allows you to customize a few parts of a Steam Deck image and it actually works quite well. It's been fun to play around with possible colouring and I can't help but now actually want some official variants. Hopefully once the Steam Deck is out, perhaps we might see some fun skins to stick over it. It's a portable after-all, we want to show it off right?

Perhaps you want it to be bright and get some heads turning?

Or maybe a little like another handheld console we all know.

PC Gamer is one of a few who got to visit Valve recently, and it seems colour discussions are going on so maybe we will eventually see some. The main reason for it being in one colour right now is more of a "logistics thing" Valve said, as "Having a lot of SKUs in the market is just a lot more complicated".

Give it a go and show off in the comments your ideal colours for the Steam Deck.

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dpanter 8 Aug, 2021
Gief super green model!
Spoiler, click me

Edit: super duper green!
Spoiler, click me


Last edited by dpanter on 9 August 2021 at 9:43 am UTC
GeoGalvanic 8 Aug, 2021
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Well, I guess I'll start it off post the second one:



Last edited by GeoGalvanic on 8 August 2021 at 12:58 pm UTC
gradyvuckovic 8 Aug, 2021
Hope everyone has fun with it!

Personally I want a glossy red!




Last edited by gradyvuckovic on 8 August 2021 at 4:49 pm UTC
yahya 8 Aug, 2021
Yellow body, like Pikachu or someting 🤪
win8linux 8 Aug, 2021
HL Steam Deck:


Frog Deck 🐸:
gradyvuckovic 8 Aug, 2021
Quoting: win8linuxHL Steam Deck:


Frog Deck 🐸:

I don't know but, Frog Deck may be the winner.. That's pretty froggy awesome.
bruno.tux 8 Aug, 2021
Brazilian Flag colors:


Last edited by bruno.tux on 8 August 2021 at 2:15 pm UTC
Keyrock 8 Aug, 2021
I wish the tool did more than just solid colors. I'm a big fan of woodgrain, I would do a dark woodgrain skin.
gradyvuckovic 8 Aug, 2021
Quoting: KeyrockI wish the tool did more than just solid colors. I'm a big fan of woodgrain, I would do a dark woodgrain skin.

Super tempting to add some custom image support.
dubigrasu 8 Aug, 2021
Quoting: KeyrockI wish the tool did more than just solid colors. I'm a big fan of woodgrain, I would do a dark woodgrain skin.
LGR: did someone say woodgrain?!
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