Can you play Steam games on a handheld?

If the ONEXPLAYER was a little too big for you then their newer model known as the ONEXPLAYER Mini may be of interest to you.

The ONEXPLAYER Mini boasts a 7″ IPS Display (1920 x 1200), clocks 4.4GHz of speed, and runs on AMD’s cutting-edge AMD Zen 3. Not only that it has 16GB RAM, up to 2TB of storage and a slightly smaller design making it more comfortable and on par with the same size as a Steam Deck.

Placing a reservation for Steam Deck

Steam Deck comes at three price points: a 64 GB eMMC with carrying case priced at $399.00, a 256 GB NVMe SSD version for $529.00 that adds in faster storage and an exclusive Steam Community profile bundle, and a 512 GB NVMe SSD version for $649.00 that further adds in premium anti-glare etched glass, an exclusive virtual keyboard theme, and the “fastest storage.” Additionally, you can expand your storage with microSD cards.

At present, the United States, Canada, European Union, and the United Kingdom will be able to reserve the handheld on July 16 at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. Pt. Other regions will have to wait a bit. Reservations are restricted to one unit per customer, and there are some additional processes in place to inhibit scalpers/bots from obtaining units.

Steam Deck compatibility ratings show around half the games tested so far ‘work flawlessly’

But Persona 4 Golden won’t work on Valve’s handheld at this stage

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Announced in July 2021, Steam Deck is described as “a powerful all-in-one portable PC” capable of running the latest AAA games.

Can you play Ixion on Steam Deck?

At the moment, neither the developers nor Valve have confirmed whether Ixion is fully supported on Steam Deck. However, the developers have promised to look into this matter as soon as possible. As usual, a lot of players have tried running the game on this handheld console. According to these players, Ixion runs rather well on the Steam Deck. Although it automatically lowers the settings to around Medium, you will still get decent FPS. You will also notice FPS drops in graphic and resource-intensive parts of the gameplay. Players also mentioned that Ixion takes longer to load on Steam Deck in comparison to PC. Well, this should not come as a surprise to most people.

But, there is one big problem that most players have faced. In most parts of the game, players were unable to see the text clearly due to the small screen size. As you already know, Ixion is a simulation and micromanagement video game. This means that there are a lot of small texts that indicate certain objects throughout the gameplay. So, if you are ready to squint your eyes during these parts, you should be able to play Ixion on your Steam Deck without many issues. We will update our article when more information is available. Till then, stay tuned to Digi Statement, and happy gaming.

The Good and the Bad

I decided to check out what was being said around the internet and found a hands on review at The Verge. They gave it a 6.5 out of 10, with the title: “It’s Not Ready” with these pros and cons (read their review here):

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