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Emulators are an incredible piece of technology that’s a foundation of gaming as a whole. Now that the Steam Deck is out though, you might be wondering how exactly to emulate games on that system.

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Luckily we have everything you need to know about how to install the wonderful EmuDeck, an all-in-one emulation system, onto the Deck. We’ve also got a full list of what emulators this includes.

How To Install EmuDeck On The Steam Deck

Steam Deck

So the EmuDeck is a full bundle of emulators that install onto the Deck once you run it. In order to install the stuff on the EmuDeck, you need to go through the following steps:

  1. Format an SD card to either ext4 or btrfs if you intend to store roms on an sd card.
  2. Download the EmuDeck installer, move it to the Deck Desktop, then run the file.
  3. Close Steam and open the Steam Rom Manager.
  4. Press Preview, Generate App List and wait for the images to all download. Then press Save App list.
  5. Close Steam Rom Manager and the full installer window, click on Return To Game Mode and you’re fully set.

What Emulators Does EmuDeck Install?


Good question! So EmuDeck installs, and take a long deep breath here, the following Emulators:

  • Sega Genesis
  • SegaCD
  • Sega32X
  • PC Engine
  • WonderSwan
  • SNES
  • Mame
  • FBNeo
  • NES
  • Master System
  • Dreamcast
  • Neo Geo
  • Super NES Widescreen
  • Genesis Widescreen
  • Gameboy
  • Gameboy Advance
  • Neo Geo Pocket
  • GameGear
  • NDS
  • 3DS
  • PSP
  • Nintendo 65
  • Wii
  • GameCube
  • PlayStation 1
  • PlayStation 2
  • PlayStation 3
  • Wii U
  • Switch

Read More: What games can you play on Steam Deck?

That list is only going to grow too, so you can expect to see systems like the XBOX 360 supported in the near future too.

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