Which games in your Steam library work on Steam Deck?
Wondering how much of your Steam library can run on the Steam Deck? We’re here to help.
Valve’s Steam Deck console has been selling well, and people seem to be enjoying it so far.
If you’re on the fence or have only recently got your console, you might wonder which games in your Steam library are playable on your new device.
Well, Valve has you covered. The company has been working hard verifying the entire storefront to ensure the Steam Deck is a hit.
The easiest way to check which games you own will work? Signing into your Steam account.
Valve will do all the hard work for you, showing you lists of your games that are verified to work with the console, ones that might run with some additional work, and which ones won’t be playable.
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The best part? You don’t need to own a
How to check which games in your Steam library work with
Yes, you could check compatibility from the storefront on your
Open a web browser and go to Valve’s Steam Deck Compatibility tool
Sign in to Steam
Browse through your
Steam Deckcapable games
They’ll either show as Verified, Playable, Unsupported, or Unknown. To be Verified, they need to meet four requirements: Input, Display, Seamlessness, and System Support
You’ll want to stick to the Verified section for the best time. Those have been tested to be fully compatible with all four requirements
Scrolling down a little more gets the Playable section. These might need “extra steps or manual work from the user” so they’re not as ready-to-go as the Verified games
The next section is Unsupported. None of these games work on
Steam Deckright now. Some might work if the developer improves compatibility with the console; and some, like VR, will never work with Valve’s console
The last section is Untested. You’ll only see a number here: the number of games in your library that Valve hasn’t tested for compatibility with the
Steam Deckyet. As more games are tested, this number will change, and games will get added to the other three sections
And there you have it! You can now feel confident knowing which games will work with
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Even if you haven’t bought one yet, this is a great tool to ensure your future console will work with your favorite games.
If you already own a
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While browsing the Steam Store on your console, you’ll see color-coded icons near the name of each game.
A green checkmark means it’s been verified to work with
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Everything else to know about
Steam Deck compatibility
SteamDB has a full Steam storefront search that lets you filter by
That’s great to find new games while you wait for Valve to ship the console.
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