One of the first things you’ll want to do with a Steam Deck handheld gaming PC is figures out how to play games that aren’t Steam. Sure, there are over 50,000 titles in the Steam library, and hundreds of them have already been validated as Steam Deck-friendly, but no one enjoys being confined to a single retailer. This is also made easier by the usage of EA Play and Microsoft’s PC Game Pass service.
The Epic Games Store is well-known for delivering a broad number of free games that players may add to their libraries for the time being because it’s Fortnite’s PC. While Fortnite isn’t available on Steam Deck, many of the other titles will be available after some back-end work.
Having a significant community of committed Linux gamers who have already found out how to run Windows games on Linux, which is influenced by SteamOS. This community hasn’t let anybody down, with hacks, modifications, and tutorials for and.
GOG.com uses Steam Deck, however, I was able to play titles from my Epic Games Store library using this technique from Gaming On Linux (a great website and YouTube channel). At GameSpot, our consumers are.
Go to the Steam app’s top menu and follow this path: Add a Non-Steam Game to My Library > Games > Add a Non-Steam Game to My Library Navigate to your Downloads folder in the subsequent pop-up window and pick the EpicInstaller-13.0.0.msi file.
We’re currently putting the finishing touches on things. I warned you that this would be a difficult task. Right-click the Epic Installer in your Steam games list and select Properties > Target. To link this shortcut, you must first choose a suitable place. It should be there if everything is left at its default settings.
The Epic Games Store is now accessible via the Steam Deck. It’s named EpicInstaller by default, but don’t worry: the app will also start. You’ll have to log in the first time and maybe input a two-factor authentication code sent to your email.
The Epic Games Store is now accessible from the standard Steam Deck interface, making it easier to go back to work on this process. Simply exit Desktop mode and enter the portable SteamOS window, then go to Steam > Library > Non-Steam to find the EpicInstaller shortcut. When you open it, you’ll be sent back to the Epic Games Store.