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    Steam Deck prospects boosted by EAC and BattlEye support

    These are two of the most popular anti-cheat solutions seen in Steam PC games.
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    Re: Steam Deck prospects boosted by EAC and BattlEye support

    This is huge for the Linux gaming community. The mvasg majority of games on ProtonDB that don't work are down to anti cheat systems not being compatible. If they can get all the major ones on board thst removes a massive hurdle.

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    Re: Steam Deck prospects boosted by EAC and BattlEye support

    Quote Originally Posted by spacein_vader View Post
    This is huge for the Linux gaming community. The mvasg majority of games on ProtonDB that don't work are down to anti cheat systems not being compatible. If they can get all the major ones on board thst removes a massive hurdle.
    This is a very big thing, it could homogenise/blur the barrier massively between windows and linux gaming and make it so that in reality, there may be a time you won't need Windows to game (we can only hope!).

    It would be nice to have a Steam Deck that you could also load linux versions of the other major game stores like Epic and Origin and make them easily switchable between Steam et al because at its core, it is just Arch Linux

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    Re: Steam Deck prospects boosted by EAC and BattlEye support

    Awesome Steam Machines for the wi... oh, opps.

    Anyway, I've pre-ordered and WILL be installing Windows 10 or 11. If I like it, it'll stay. If not, eBay. I used to REALLY like my Asus R2h UMPC, back in the day, despite it featuring a celeron cpu.

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    Re: Steam Deck prospects boosted by EAC and BattlEye support

    Quote Originally Posted by excalibur1814 View Post
    .....Anyway, I've pre-ordered and WILL be installing Windows 10 or 11...
    Is there a reason you seem so adamant that you won't be using Steam OS, even before trying it? I use 5-6 different Operating Systems everyday. I wouldn't dream of putting Windows on a Chromebook or using Windows for my mobile phone. You have to use the correct tool for the job. What advantages are you expecting Windows to have over Steam OS for the Steam Deck?

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    Re: Steam Deck prospects boosted by EAC and BattlEye support

    No-one said that I wouldn't be trying the default OS. I will. Ideally I'd like dual boot.

    Windows and Steam have ALL of my games. As stated, I actually liked the UMPC format and owned a couple.

    There's not really a reason NOT to install Windows (as long as you can re-install the standard OS).

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