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Persona 5 Strikers fully playable on Steam Deck with this tweak

By Smellbringer,
Since its release in October 2022, Persona 5 Royal has been one of the perfect Steam Deck games. Persona 5 Royal's design being very well suited for handheld play; combined with being a very well optimized PC Port overall. It's sequel / spin-off, Persona 5 Strikers, has not fared so well.

Grounded 1.2 out now and Steam Deck Verified but desktop Linux needs a small fix

By Liam Dawe,
The survival game Grounded from Obsidian Entertainment and Xbox Game Studios has now released version 1.2 and it got bumped up to Verified on Steam Deck.

Here's how to run Diablo 4 on Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
Diablo 4 is currently in Beta and due to launch soon, so here's how to get it working on Steam Deck. The same steps can be used to get it working on Linux desktop too.

Here's how to fix Ghost Recon Breakpoint on Steam Deck and Linux desktop

By Liam Dawe,
Want to play the new Steam release of Ghost Recon Breakpoint on Steam Deck? Or a Linux desktop? It doesn't run out of the box but here's how to fix it.

Here's how to get The Witcher 3 working on Steam Deck after the next-gen update

By Liam Dawe,
The massive free next-gen update for The Witcher 3 is here, and out of the box now on Steam Deck it will just crash when you try to load into the game. Here's how to sort it out.

Here's how to fix Grounded from Obsidian on Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
Grounded seems like a genuinely fun survival adventure, where you or you and friends can run around as miniturized people and survive against all kinds of critters. Out of the box on Steam Deck it's completely broken, so here's how to fully fix it.

How to fix the EA app on Steam Deck and Linux desktop

By Liam Dawe,
Recently, Valve did an update in Proton Experimental that did get the EA app working again. The problem is that it doesn't stick and the EA app will break itself. Here's one way to fix it.

Proton Hotfix gets Halo Infinite working again on Steam Deck and Linux desktop

By Liam Dawe,
Having issues with the latest major update for Halo Infinite on Steam Deck or Linux desktop? Valve has already released a Proton Hotfix update to sort it.

Microsoft upgraded Xbox Cloud Gaming for Linux and ChromeOS (so Steam Deck too!)

By Liam Dawe,
On the community Reddit for Xbox Cloud Gaming, an Xbox employee put up a small announcement about an upgraded experience for Linux and ChromeOS game streaming.

Minecraft on Steam Deck Guide with Prism Launcher (and gamepad support)

By Liam Dawe,
Prism Launcher has been released for Minecraft, rising from the ashes of the controversy with PolyMC (that you should no longer use). Here's all the info on it, plus a fresh Steam Deck Guide.

UNCHARTED is great on Steam Deck! Here's how to fix it on Linux desktop

By Liam Dawe,
With UNCHARTED: Legacy of Thieves Collection out now and Steam Deck Verified, I've been able to see that it does work great! However, it requires some very small tweaks to get it working on a normal Linux desktop.

The JSAUX M.2 Docking Station for Steam Deck is a great choice

By Liam Dawe,
After playing with it for a few weeks, here's what I think along with how to set up the M.2 Docking Station for Steam Deck from JSAUX.

Decky Loader, get easy Steam Deck Plugins and make colours POP!

By Liam Dawe,
Did you know you can extend the Steam Deck with various plugins? I’m going to show you how to do it, and some of what’s available using Decky Loader.

Here's how to play Overwatch 2 on Steam Deck / Linux

By Liam Dawe,
While you might struggle to get in due to ongoing server issues, Overwatch 2 is out now free to play and it can run quite nicely on Steam Deck and Linux desktop. Here's how to get Overwatch 2 installed and running.

Transferring files from PC to Steam Deck with FileZilla FTP

By Liam Dawe,
Want another way to transfer files from a PC (Linux / Windows) over to a Steam Deck? Here's how to do it using the FileZilla FTP application.

Custom boot animations for the Steam Deck are pretty sweet

By Liam Dawe,
Did you know you can change the boot animation on the Steam Deck? Well you can and the community has naturally gone and done some pretty amazing things with it.

Distrobox can open up the Steam Deck to a whole new world

By Liam Dawe,
Distrobox is a way to use pretty much any other Linux distribution in your terminal, along with full GUI apps and now it supports the Steam Deck with SteamOS too.

Classic racer Re-Volt returned to Steam — here's how to work it on Steam Deck / Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Re-Volt is a retro delight from the year 1999 that originally came to GOG in 2013. Sadly it was pulled from sale when it was found to contain code written by the community, that the release did not have permission to use. Now it's back and on Steam too.

Steam Deck Tips and Tricks Part 2

By Liam Dawe,
Since a lot of people liked the first set of tips and tricks for the Steam Deck, here's a Part 2 with just a few more that some of you might find useful.

Top quick Steam Deck tips and tricks

By Liam Dawe,
Since Valve are ramping up production and a ton more people than expected will get their Steam Deck this year, plus the expansion into Asia, it was a good time to get some basic quick tips and tricks sorted for you.
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