Steam Deck already allows you to install Windows; Valve launches the drivers

Valve hSteam Deck officially made the availability of the drivers necessary to install Windows at Steam Deck . The new Valve device, a computer with a portable console form factor, will arrive preconfigured with STEAME; However, outside that optimized operating system it will also be possible to install other third-party operating systems. Windows wSteam Deck one of the main requests and will not be placed to achieve the best possible performance.

Steam Deck hSteam Deck dual boot: dual boot to choose operating system

The boot nature Dual Boot hSteam Deck been in a multitude of portable devices for years, thus giving versatility to the terminal facing different uses or preferences. In this cSteam Decke, Steam Deck hSteam Deck not been put on sale with this feature, but the dual boot will come later .

“For now, it is only possible to perform a complete installation of Windows. Although Steam Deck can make a dual boot perfectly, the STEAME installer that provides a dual boot wizard is not completely ready, “says Valve.

Why Windows on the Steam Deck will be a MISTAKE!

Steam Deck welcomes Windows slowly: step by step

The community will be the one who lightens those steps and, Steam Deck hSteam Deck been announced on the afternoon of this Thursday, it is possible to install Windows 10 . Only this version of Windows. Looking ahead, to install Windows 11 would be necessary a new BIOS compatible with ftpm , which will be poured a while. Valve and AMD are already working on this possibility.

It should also be noted that Driver sound is not ready at the moment. This means that, if we install Windows in Steam Deck, the speakers and the audio output via 3.5mm connector will not emit any type of sound. The only alternative is to resort to the Bluetooth or USB-C protocol until the relevant controller is published.

The adaptation of Steam Deck with Windows will not be completed from one day to the next. It is a device whose community will grow and evolve over time, although Valve is providing all the necessary tools to facilitate that horizon of possibilities.

You can read our impressions with Steam Deck here.

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