Luckily, Microsoft’s method does just that by getting Game Pass to run directly from a browser on Steam Deck. This is done through accessing Xbox Cloud Gaming, which is a service offered to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers.
The new handheld video game console on the market this month is unlike the other handheld video game consoles launched in your lifetime. It’s the Steam Deck. It’s a console, but it’s also a PC. It’s a contradiction in terms.
GTA 5 falls into the Steam Deck Playable category. The game was tested by Valve back in March of 2022 and run fine with a couple of minor issues.
Valve’s Steam Deck can have Xbox Game Pass installed on it, allowing owners to access titles available on the PC version of the service. Xbox Game Pass is a staple gaming service that has been praised by many of its users, and for some, this extends to the PC version of the service.
A Steam Deck owner has managed to get the handheld device to run at a 4K resolution with 60 fps or more.
A portable console with a full-on computer inside
Steam Deck also supports Remote Play for streaming a game from your PC to your Deck without having to download it, which let me mash away in Marvel vs. Capcom 3 with minimal latency. But the Steam Deck isn’t just a portable gaming machine — it’s also a full-on computer.
Steam Deck does offer tools to push image quality a bit further on a 4K set, most notably AMD’s FSR 1.0 scaling which produces a small but noticeable detail improvement over bilinear upscaling without introducing excessive aliasing.
Storage: 72 GB available space.
Elgato Stream Deck XL - Advanced Stream Control with 32 Customizable LCD Keys, for Windows 10 and macOS 10.13 or Later & Game Capture Card HD60 S - Stream and Record in 1080p60.
In Steam, click Games and Add the installer as a non-Steam game. Navigate to /home/deck/Downloads/. Change File type to All Files and select Rockstar-Games-Launcher.exe and Add to programs. In the Library, right click on the installer and click Properties.
Cyberpunk 2077 has a dedicated Steam Deck setting, but it’s not working as intended. A new report from Gaming On Linux (opens in new tab) takes a deep dive into the new settings for Cyberpunk 2077, breaking down how the action-RPG actually performs on the handheld device.
The Steam Deck can last 6+ hours if you’re playing less graphically demanding games like “Celeste,” but higher-end games quickly exact their toll.
“Some functionality is not accessible when using the default controller configuration, requiring use of the touchscreen or virtual keyboard or a community configuration”
Valve’s Steam Deck will soon not only be a portable PC and emulator, but also a powerful cloud gaming device, thanks to Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge developers working on getting the two internet browsers compatible with the Deck’s Linux operating system.
Next, open the Steam software, and go to the Library. Click on Add a game, and then select Add a Non-Steam game option. If the Add a game window that opens lists the Xbox game app, select it and click the Add selected programs button. If the Xbox game is not listed, click the Browse button.
Here it is: On the Steam Desktop, select Application Launcher> Internet, then right-click on Microsoft Edge and select Add to Steam. In the Add a Game window, scroll to find Microsoft Edge, check the box next to it, and select Add Selected Programs. Open Steam by selecting the Steam icon on the desktop.
The Steam Deck GPU is based on hardware that is difficult to compare to typical PC video cards. However, the GPU’s maximum throughput of around 1.6 teraflops makes it loosely equivalent in power to an Nvidia GTX 1050 or GTX 950.
Specifications and Components of Steam Deck
The Steam Deck is running on a custom AMD Zen 2 “Van Gogh” APU that the company has dubbed “Aerith.” The CPU has four cores and eight threads, with a base clock of 2.4 GHz and a boost clock up to 3.5 GHz. It also has 8 RDNA 2-based compute units.
The Steam Deck can actually go up to 8K through its USB-C port. It supports 8K at 60Hz or 4K at 120Hz.