Is Mortal Kombat 1 on Steam Deck?

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With the Mortal Kombat 1 reboot arriving on September 19, 2023, fans want to know if the legendary fighting game is available on the Steam Deck library. Here’s everything we know about MK1 on the Steam Deck.

Mortal Kombat is one of those iconic franchises that everybody wants to be able to play, and now Mortal Kombat 1 has finally arrived in early access with the September 19 launch on the horizon, many are wondering if it’s coming to portable consoles, especially the Steam Deck.

However, the Steam Deck doesn’t have a great reputation when handling fighting games. Users have reported issues with all three modern Mortal Kombat titles, such as audio desynchronization, major problems when loading levels, and overall performance issues.

That said, since the last Proton 8.0 update, players who have invested interest in Valve’s handheld console think that things will be different with Mortal Kombat 1 on the Steam Deck.

So, here’s everything we know about Mortal Kombat 1’s compatibility with the Steam Deck.

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Is Mortal Kombat 1 playable on Steam Deck?

Mortal Kombat 1 is not officially compatible with Steam Deck according to the game page on Steam, but we expect it to be playable on the portable device come launch.

You can always install Windows on your system if Proton fails, as this will allow you to download games that are unavailable on the Steam Deck library.

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You may have to play Mortal Kombat 1 on the Steam Deck with low settings to meet its minimum requirements, but as the game will be on Nintendo Switch, the Steam Deck should have no problem running it.

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