Should I install Windows on my Steam Deck?

avatarRavellingMane2 months ago
Best Answer
avatarCatalogingDisk2 months ago

Absolutely, if you're looking to expand your game library beyond what's available on SteamOS. Windows opens up access to other game stores and software that aren't natively supported on SteamOS. It's like unlocking a whole new level for your device!

Get Steam gift cards by playing games on Playbite

Playbite

Playbite

Playbite

4.5 Star Rating(13.7k)
Silly Arrow
User avatarUser avatarUser avatarUser avatar

500k winners and counting...

More Answers

avatarLettingTail2 months ago

Honestly, I'd say stick with SteamOS. It's optimized for gaming, and you'll get the best performance for Steam games. Windows might offer more versatility, but it can be a hassle and might not run as smoothly for what the Deck is primarily built for.


avatarTrainingHost2 months ago

Did it. No regrets. Windows on the Steam Deck lets me play a few games I can鈥檛 on SteamOS. Plus, handy for non-gaming apps.


avatarCarryingTree2 months ago

Why fix what isn鈥檛 broken? SteamOS is the way to go. Easy, efficient, and designed for the Deck. Windows sounds like overkill.

馃憖 If you like Steam...

avatarDiego3 hours ago
If you're a Steam player, you need to download the Playbite app!

Playbite is like an arcade in your phone: you get to play all kinds of fun and simple games, compete with friends and others, and win cool prizes from all your favorite brands!

One of those prizes is the official Steam gift card, which you can win and use to get anything you want essentially for free!

In case you鈥檙e wondering, this is how it works: 

Playbite makes money from (not super annoying) ads and (totally optional) in-app purchases. The app then uses that money to reward players like you with prizes!

Download Playbite for free, available on the App Store and Play Store!

Add an Answer