Genshin Impact on Steam Deck isn’t at present a factor, however a Valve TGS trailer hints it might be quickly. While handheld gaming PC at present lacks official assist for the motion RPG, its presence inside promotional materials suggests official SteamOS assist could also be on the playing cards.
Shared by the YouTube channel Komodo, the Steam Deck Genshin Impact compatibility trace might be discovered inside a couple of seconds of Valve TGS 2022 footage. The promotional materials doesn’t outright checklist the open-world anime romp as playable. However, a useful Reddit publish by Bar_Har highlights a Deck throughout the clip proudly displaying the RPG’s storefront art work, accompanied by handheld friends displaying different suitable video games like Minecraft, Control, and Death Stranding.
So, does this imply Genshin Impact will achieve official Steam Deck assist quickly? Well, for that to occur, it’ll must launch on Valve’s storefront. At the second, the one method to fetch the free RPG is by heading to the Epic Game Store or by utilizing the sport’s official launcher. The sport’s inclusion throughout the TGS trailer is an indication that compatibility is (or was) on the desk, but it surely’s by no means a stable affirmation of upcoming SteamOS assist.
Technically, the Deck can run something that’ll work on an everyday rig. Yet, utilizing a Genshin Impact obtain on Steam Deck comes with caveats, as you’ll must disable built-in anti-cheat measures – one thing which will lead to an account ban.
Mihoyo’s widespread role-playing sport might be an enormous hit on the Valve handheld, particularly because it’s the gaming PC scene’s reply to Breath of the Wild. Nevertheless, it’s finest to attend for official assist to reach earlier than attempting to take the free-to-play journey on the go.