Can you play Diablo 4 on the Steam Deck?



Can you play Diablo 4 on the Steam Deck?

Published: 2023-05-19T14:10:00  ❘   Updated: 2023-05-19T14:12:07Blizzard

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Diablo 4 is just around the corner but will you be able to play the game on Steam Deck? Our handy hub has all the answers

The highly anticipated dungeon crawler Diablo 4 is almost here, and the latest installment in the popular franchise will feature in-depth class customization, dangerous dungeons, and plenty of valuable loot to obtain.

With the game coming to PC, many players are likely wondering if it will be compatible with the Steam Deck. After all, being able to take your loot-collecting adventure on the go is extremely convenient.

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So, whether you’re a Steam Deck enthusiast or a diehard Diablo fan, here’s everything you need to know about if the game works on Vavle’s portable console.


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Is Diablo 4 on Steam Deck?


Diablo 4 would be the perfect game to play on Steam Deck

As of writing, there has been no news on whether the game will be playable on Steam Deck. In fact, the game’s official page gives no word on whether it will release on the console. It’s important to note that Diablo 3 isn’t officially supported on Steam Deck.

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The game isn’t officially supported on the Steam Deck, but it does seem quite playable. games mostly run great on the Steam Deck, with Diablo 2: Resurrected and Overwatch 2 both playing after using Proton.

How to install Diablo 4 and on Steam Deck

By grabbing the official installer from Blizzard’s website, you can add it to Steam as a non-Steam game and run it under Proton. Any future installs will also follow the same instructions.

You can follow our full guide on how to get the game, or any Blizzard game – within reason – running on the Steam Deck.

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Which version of Proton for Diablo 4?

Your best chance of getting the game’s beta to run before launch is GE-Proton 7.51-Beta. Any other version doesn’t seem to be working right now. When the game launches later this year, this beta version of Proton should be integrated into the main build.

Diablo 4 will release on June 6, 2023, and be available on PlayStation 5, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X and Series S, and Microsoft Windows.

There you have it, that’s everything you need to know about whether Diablo 4 is playable on Steam Deck. Be sure to check out more of our Diablo content below:

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