In typical fashion these days, so many hardware providers have no clue on how to properly launch a pre-order system for new hardware. Case in point is the new Steam Deck from Valve.
They have completely botched the pre-order process and the little guy gets shut out and the bots and crooks win again. Yep, I’m pretty furious right now, but rightfully so. I got on early enough and managed to get one in my cart which apparently means nothing in the checkout process. I never could get the payment to process although I tried over the course of several minutes only to be told that my purchase was blocked because I had made too many purchases. None of them completed successfully I might add.
Why is it that here in the 21st century with so many tech companies that so few can actually manage a simple purchase process under a high demand? Apple does this flawlessly these days and yet so few can actually accomplish this.