Is Dead Space Remake on Steam Deck?

The Dead Space Remake is out now.
The Dead Space Remake is out now. / Motive Studio

Motive Studios' remake of the 2008 sci-fi horror game Dead Space has finally been released on modern platforms, and the game has already achieved critical acclaim. Players on PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC may be enjoying the game, but what about those who want an on-the-go experience? Here's what you need to know about playing the Dead Space Remake on Steam Deck.

The original Dead Space was released in 2008 on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360. The game follows Isaac Clarke, an engineer, who is tasked with investigating the disappearance of the spacecraft USG Ishimura, as well as his girlfriend Nicole, an Ishimura crew member. Once on board, Clarke is separated from his team and forced to contend with nightmarish mutant horrors and other hazards, defending himself using improvised weapons like the iconic Plasma Cutter.

Is Dead Space Remake on Steam Deck?

The Dead Space Remake is playable on the Steam Deck, but it is not officially Steam Deck Verified, as reported by Polygon. An update to Proton, which allows Windows games to play on Linux systems, makes Dead Space compatible with the Steam Deck in a smooth and bug-free experience.

Polygon suggested the game is a good fit for Valve's portable console as its slower pace and unsettling atmosphere make for an entertaining and immersive experience when cooped up indoors for the winter.

Players who want to take their spooky games elsewhere can rejoice in the game's ability to be played on the Steam Deck.