Can Steam Deck Run Elden Ring?

Some early-adopters Steam Deck users report that the machine can run Elden RIng at 4K without issue and that the quality is more than playable.

Elden Ring is a newly announced action RPG game that is currently in development by FromSoftware and written by George R. R. Martin, the author of the A Song of Ice and Fire series which was adapted into the popular HBO show Game of Thrones.

If you are both a Steam Deck owner and a fan of both Game of Thrones and FromSoftware’s previous works, you must have been wondering how well your Steam Deck runs Elden Run.

How Elden Ring Runs on Steam Deck

There’s some good news coming out of the Steam Deck community- it looks like Elden Ring is actually running better than expected.

Elden Ring is marked as a verified game so it can run normally on a Steam Deck. This open-world RPG can run at 30-40fps on medium settings.

One user, in particular, has reported that they’ve been able to run the game at 4K with a playable framerate, and they attribute this to AMD’s FidelityFX Super Resolution. The user was playing with high settings and states that the game is running at a playable fps which doesn’t dip under 30.

Let’s see some videos about Elden Ring on Steam Deck:

This is an amazing accomplishment, as it shows that the Steam Deck is capable of running the game at a high setting at 4K while still providing a playable experience for the player. 

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