Is Sons of the Forest on Steam Deck?
Wondering if you can play Sons of the Forest on the Steam Deck? Here’s everything you need to know about Endnight Games’ survival horror on Valve’s portable device.
Sons of the Forest offers players a unique survival horror experience where players must stay on top of their vitals while exploring an island filled with dangers.
The game has had a great reception since releasing on PC, leaving many wondering whether Sons of the Forest will release on consoles. For now, it’s a PC exclusive, and only those that meet the requirements will be able to run it.
That said, as it’s a PC exclusive that’s available for purchase on Steam, many have been wondering if you can play Sons of the Forest on the Steam Deck. Here’s the answer.
Can you play Sons of the Forest on Steam Deck?
You can play Sons of the Forest on the Steam Deck, but unfortunately, some players have been reporting performance issues while playing the game on the portable system.
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This is to be expected, especially as the game is still in early access and even Sons of the Forest players on PC have been reporting performance issues.
There are ways to make the game run smoother on the system, running lower graphic settings and turning off things like Vsync to increase frames, but it seems Endnight Games still have some work to do when it comes to optimization.
If you’d like to experience Sons of the Forest on the Steam Deck without all of these performance issues, it’s best to wait for future updates and until it has been fully optimized.
For more Sons of the Forest guides, make sure you check out some of our other guides on the survival horror game below:
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