Death Must Die gameplay on the Steam Deck

Death Must Die: Can You Play it on the Steam Deck?

Death Must Die is an incredibly popular indie game on Steam currently in Early Access, but does it run on the Steam Deck? Here’s what you need to know.

Death Must Die has taken the indie world by storm, gaining mass popularity at staggering speeds. Its Early Access period is going well, with steady updates ensuring that players have plenty to do. Of course, as it is in Early Access, it isn’t verified for the Steam Deck, leaving fans wondering if it will run on the handheld. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered. Below, we explain whether Death Must Die will run on the Steam Deck.

Can You Play Death Must Die on Steam Deck?

Yes, you can play Death Must Die on Steam Deck. In fact, it runs incredibly well on the Steam Deck, consistently hitting a steady 50-60 fps. Additionally, the game has controller support, you can play it on the Steam Deck without needing to use the trackpad. Of course, Death Must Die is not currently verified for the Deck and, as such, has a few issues. For one, some of the in-game text may be hard to read. Additionally, some users have reported frame drops when encountering certain enemies.

Player fighting skeletons in Death Must Die

Nevertheless, Death Must Die runs perfectly for the most part on the Steam Deck and is absolutely playable on that platform. If you like the look of the game and were thinking of picking it up on the handheld, then you absolutely should. Of course, once the game comes out of Early Access, or even some time into its Early Access period, it will likely be fully verified for the Steam Deck. It is set to be in Early Access for around a year. So, you won’t need to wait long. For now, make sure to check out our Games Hub for more articles just like this one.

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