Will Epic update Fortnite to run on the Steam Deck?
The new handheld console is almost here, but will it be able to run the extremely popular battle royale?
Quick Answer: Epic Games will likely not update Fortnite to run natively on
When asked about it on Twitter, Sweeney said that the company would not be working on developing Fortnite for Linux.
The CEO tweeted that he is not confident that the company would be able to combat cheaters in a Linux version of the game.
And unfortunately for Fortnite fans, the Steam Deck uses a Linux-based operating system, so the game won’t be compatible with the console by default. But that doesn’t mean that you are completely out of luck.
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You can’t play Fortnite on the Steam Deck by default. But there is a way that you can at least try to play the game on the device. The
Of course, the console is optimized for its own Linux-based SteamOS, so there might be some issues or complications when installing Windows.
But this method will let you play Fortnite on the handheld
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It will be interesting to see how many users opt to install Windows on the console to play other non-Steam games like Fortnite.
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