The Steam Deck may have its downsides, but there are also plenty of benefits to using it. For example, it powers through multiplatform games in a better fashion than the Nintendo Switch, along with offering an extensive library of PC titles.
One of the downsides to the Steam Deck, however, is the process of figuring out what games it is capable of running. Our guide below lists all the Xbox Games Studio games you are currently able to play on the Steam Deck, as well as which games aren’t supported.
All verified games
The following games are listed as verified by Microsoft. This means that they’re fully compatible with handheld, so players shouldn’t run into Steam Deck-exclusive issues.
- Psychonauts 2
- Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
- The Evil Within
- Fallout Shelter
- Max: The Curse of Brotherhood
- Fable Anniversary
- Halo Wars: Definitive Edition
- Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition
- Killer Instinct
- Halo: Spartan Strike
- Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure
All playable games
The following games are listed as playable according to Microsoft. This means that they work, but players may come across performance issues or bugs exclusive to running on Steam Deck hardware.
- Sea of Thieves
- Fallout 4
- Forza Horizon 4
- Forza Horizon 5
- Quantum Break
- State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition
- Minecraft Dungeons
- Gears Tactics
- Halo: Spartan Assault
The following games are currently not supported on Steam Deck due to the use of anti-cheat technology.
- Microsoft Flight Simulator
- Halo: The Master Chief Collection
- Halo Infinite
- Gears 5