Will Redfall run on Steam Deck?

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There are lots of gamers who would like to run Redfall on Steam Deck, and we are going to discuss its potential availability on this platform in this guide.

The Steam Deck is known for its ability to run games that are not officially verified on it. So, we are going to pay attention to this feature, and tell you if there is a chance to play the game on this console without an official release.

Can you run Redfall on Steam Deck?

Multiple characters are fighting in Redfall.
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Unfortunately, at the time of writing, we don’t have information about Refall’s release on Steam Deck. It is confirmed to be exclusive to PC and Xbox, which means that we may get an opportunity to play it on Steam Deck. The game will be available on PC, and is likely to be distributed on Steam.

However, the developers have not given any official announcements about its Steam Deck availability yet. So, it would be nice to get a confirmation of the game’s availability on this platform.

Can you play Redfall on Steam Deck unofficially?

The Steam Deck is able to run some games that aren't necessarily verified. As for Redfall, we can’t say for sure if there is an opportunity to do it. The game requires you to have an online connection even if you play a single player mode. Therefore, you won't be able to play it out and about on Steam Deck, without an internet connection.

Usually, games that require you to have an online connection are quite problematic to run unofficially. Also, they are difficult to play on consoles. So, it's hard to predict if Redfall will be available this way or not. If we had to guess, it's likely that the Steam Deck may struggle with Redfall at launch.

We are getting closer to Redfall's release date, and the developers are revealing more information about this project. Hopefully, we will soon learn from Arkane about the game's status on Steam Deck. Of course, we'll update this guide as soon as we know more!

For more on the game, feel free to read our guide on whether Redfall is coming to Game Pass. On top of that, we have an article on whether Redfall is an open-world game.

For more articles like this, take a look at our Guides and Redfall page.