Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

CD Projekt gives you a glimpse of The Witcher 3 running on Steam Deck

CD Projekt Red makes it easy for fans to see how The Witcher 3 runs on Steam decks, using a few short clips to showcase different aspects of the game running in the new handheld. I explained to.

Introduced in a series of tweets posted on The Witcher 3 Twitter AccountFans will be pleased that The Witcher 3 seems to work smoothly on Valve’s next handheld PC.

Clips shared by CD Projekt Red detail various scenarios such as general exploration and combat. Shooting with an external camera and using Twitter video compression makes it difficult to get an accurate picture of the resolution at which the game is running, but Twitter fans are impressed with how the game looks on a handheld native 800p screen. I am.

As shown by CD Projekt, the frame rate of the game seems to be well maintained overall. Even if Geralt enters a densely populated area such as the city of games, it doesn’t seem to have a noticeable impact on performance. As previously reported, Steam Deck knows that it aims to reach a baseline goal of 30 fps for all games accessed by handheld. This seems to be maintained in the captured gameplay.

The appearance of the game has not been confirmed when docked and connected to a higher resolution TV. Valve points out that this doesn’t improve device performance, so it’s interesting to see if and how performance changes.

The Witcher 3 certainly requires graphics, but the video of a game that works well with handhelds isn’t surprising given that the game has already been successfully ported to the less powerful machine Nintendo Switch. maybe. For more information on the two devices, check out a comprehensive overview of how Steam Deck is shaped compared to Nintendo’s Switch OLED.

In other related news, Valve recently released a video disassembling Steam Deck to showcase the internal parts of the console. In the video, the company showed fans not only how to open a Steam deck, but also how to replace many components such as device thumbsticks and SSDs. Despite being an official demo, Valve can’t prevent you from doing so at the beginning of the walkthrough, but it’s highly recommended that you don’t open your Steam deck for any reason.

Jared Moore is an IGN freelance writer and is completely looking forward to “clearing his steam backlog” on the go.You can follow him twitter He will inevitably break that promise to himself in the coming months..