Microsoft says it has worked closely with Valve to get Xbox Cloud Gaming to work on Steam Deck. While Steam Deck users were able to access the Xbox game streaming service, it was not possible to use the mobile controls to play the games. Microsoft has now released a beta version of Microsoft Edge for Steam Deck that includes full support.
“We have worked closely with Valve and the Xbox Cloud Gaming team to provide support for Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta) with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate through the Microsoft Edge Beta for Steam Deck,” Missy Quarrey says, a community manager for Microsoft Edge. “We’re particularly excited about this ourselves because we feel it can open up new opportunities in the Linux gaming community.”
While a number of Xbox Game Studios titles are Able to run locally On the Steam Deck, Xbox Game Pass is not available on Steam, so subscribers will have to stream titles from Microsoft’s service instead.
The Linux version of Microsoft Edge now includes support for Steam Deck controls and is available from the Discover Software Center part of SteamOS. Microsoft also has detailed instructions To create a link to Xbox Cloud Gaming on Steam Deck for easy access in the future.
Microsoft’s latest Steam Deck support for Xbox Cloud Gaming comes just weeks after the company was founded Detailed Xbox game studio titles for mobile devices. Steam platform too Now able to run Windows, which provides another way to access Xbox Game Pass titles. Gabe Newell, CEO of Valve, said:more than happyTo help Microsoft bring PC Game Pass to Steam, but until that happens, Xbox Cloud Gaming and Windows on Steam Deck are the only applicable methods at the moment.
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