It looks like Valve has started behind the scenes categorizing which games may or may not be compatible with Steam Deck. The company divides games into “verified”, “playable” and “unsupported” categories.
At the time of writing, there are 86 games in ‘Hidden’ search result on SteamDB Rated based on compatibility with portable Steam Deck, used on Steam Deck-Reddit. SteamDB is not affiliated with Valve but uses SteamKit software to extract information from Steam’s primary database. So far, Valve has only announced a few official games classified be. In the end, the company wants All games available on Steam Tests compatibility with Steam Deck.
Most titles so far are rated “Verified” and will fully function as intended on Steam Deck based on Valve requirements. This means that the games include full console support, can handle 1280 x 720 or 1280 x 800 pixels screen resolutions and have full SteamOS support.
“Playable” games have one or more compatibility issues, although the game mostly works without problems. For example, Valheim sometimes orders a controller or mouse on Steam Deck. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt also falls into this category; The text within the game is very small and thus difficult to read.
At the moment, the “Not Supported” category mainly includes VR games. According to Valve, the console is in principle capable of playing such games, but it is not optimized for this. Some games other than VR games are not supported on Steam Deck at this time. Valve writes that support for the games in question is still a work in progress, indicating that the game can be checked out at a later time.
The list below has been compiled of information from search results related to Steam Deck in SteamDB. At the time of writing, there are 86 games, with some new games emerging every hour.
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Update, 21.20: Several games have been listed many times. All titles have been updated again and are now in the correct categories.
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