Warhammer 40K Space Marine 2 Steam Deck - performance and best settings

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As enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the release of Warhammer 40K: Space Marine 2, the question on everyone's mind is how well the game will perform on Steam Deck.

From brutal encounters with deadly foes to monumental battles against the forces of darkness, Warhammer 40K Space Marine 2 offers a gripping journey through a dark and expansive universe. Now, with the power of the Steam Deck, players can experience this epic saga wherever they go.

Join us as we explore the performance capabilities of Warhammer 40K Space Marine 2 on the Steam Deck and uncover the best settings to unleash the full potential.

Warhammer 40K: Space Marine 2 Steam Deck performance

Without hands-on experience, accurately evaluating Space Marine 2's performance on the Steam Deck is challenging. Since the game's system requirements haven't been released, we can't speculate on its specific performance at this time either.

However, the predecessor, Space Marine 1, performed well on Steam Deck. The original Warhammer 40K: Space Marine game has a gold rating on ProtonDB, which means the game runs well with some graphics settings tweaks or adjustments.

Given this information, it's reasonable to assume that Warhammer 40K: Space Marine 2 would also have a good performance on Valve's handheld console.

That said, these are purely speculative and should be approached with scepticism until official system requirements and performance benchmarks for Warhammer 40K Space Marine 2 on the Steam Deck are made available.

Warhammer 40K: Space Marine 2 Steam Deck best settings

Since Warhammer 40K: Space Marine 2 will not be Steam Deck verified, it is necessary to tweak the in-game graphics settings and the SteamOS settings to run the game smoothly while conserving the device's battery life.

Here are the best settings for Warhammer 40K: Space Marine 2 on Steam Deck:

  • FPS Limit: 30
  • Refresh Rate: 60
  • Half-rate Shading: Off
  • TDP Limit: 9
  • Filter Scaling: Linear
  • GPU Clock: Disabled
  • Proton Layer: 8.0
  • Graphics: Medium

Don't forget to update your Steam Deck's Proton Layer constantly. If the Proton Layer isn't updated, modern games will have a hard time running on Steam Deck.

Visit Space Marine 2's Steam community hub to learn more about Steam Deck performance speculations, development news, and insights from other players.

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