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Bungie rejects Steam Deck Linux and threatens to ban Destiny 2 players there

Bungie rejects Steam Deck Linux and threatens to ban Destiny 2 players there

When will he leave Bungie Fate 2 Come to Steam Deck Gaming Laptop by Valve? The answer seems to be never – because Soon-to-be Sony He posted a help page that not only states that the game is not supported, but says explicitly threatens to ban Potential Steam Deck players (via Wario 64).

help page It has a new section titled “Steam Deck and Destiny 2”, which reads:

Destiny 2 is not supported to play on Steam Deck or on any system using Steam Play’s Proton unless Windows is installed and running. Players who attempt to launch Destiny 2 on Steam Deck through SteamOS or Proton will not be able to enter the game and will return to their game library after a short time.

Players who attempt to bypass the Destiny 2 incompatibility will face a ban from the game.

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Screenshot by Sean Hollister / The Verge

We were asking Bungie for five months Whether it supports Steam Deck and Linux in general, which seemed like a reasonable request for several reasons:

I was looking forward to playing this way. But the last communication we got from Bungie about Steam Deck and Proton It was October 3rdand contains no answers. Now, the answer appears to be “We’re only working on Windows”.

To be fair, Bungie isn’t the only one to dismiss Steam Deck without a necessarily satisfactory explanation — Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney explained to me Why It is an electronic game It will not be updated for Steam Deck Last month Although Epic’s Easy Anti-Cheat (EAC) He claims that game developers can enable it “with just a few clicks”.

And while it’s there One hint that EA’s competitor Apex Legends May come to deckAnd the elden ring Works in deck (including online modes) Although anti-cheat is generally used, it’s also true that many of the other best multiplayer games haven’t fully arrived yet.

Bungie and Valve did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

I did it Fate 2 Running through Stadia on deck. You can see a little of it in My video review.

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