Steam Deck Verified/Playable Highlights 2/12/24 - 2/18/24

Noah Kupetsky

Last week, we had a solid amount of games join the Steam Deck Verified/Playable ranks! With incredible new games like HELLDIVERS 2 and some awesome-looking upcoming releases like CorpoNation, we have some great experiences to look forward to playing on the go. Here are the 11 highlights we found:

Verified or Playable games don't automatically mean they work amazing out of the box. Some of these games may require work to optimize and play well. Here are our thoughts on the Verified system and how it can be fixed.

Steam Deck Verified/Playable Highlights 2/12/24 - 2/18/24

HELLDIVERS 2 (Playable) (SDHQ Review)


As the Galaxy’s Last Line of offense, you are part of the Helldivers, a hardcore group of freedom fighters that are aiming to liberate the galaxy. You will team up with up to three others and fight off bugs, robots, and more by utilizing guns and strategic gems in this frantic, fast, and intense third-person shooter.

The game is $39.99 and rated Playable due to small in-game text and needing manual configuration of settings to run well. You can check out our review to see what settings we recommend.

Deep Rock Galactic: Survivor (Playable)


Deep Rock Galactic: Survivor is a single player survivor-like auto-shooter. Wield the full arsenal of Deep Rock Galactic, take on hordes of lethal aliens, mine riches, and unlock powerful upgrades. It's one dwarf against all of Planet Hoxxes!

The game is $9.99 and is currently in early access. It is rated Playable due to small in-game text. The developer has also made a post talking about how they will be aiming for Verified after launch!

Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden (Playable) (SDHQ Review)

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Hunt ghosts as two memorable characters in a story-driven Action-RPG where your decisions carry dramatic consequences. Torn between honoring your oath to the living and saving your departed partner, how far will you go for love?

The game is $49.99 and rated playable due to small in-game text. You can also check out our review for recommended settings to play on the Steam Deck.

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League (Playable)


From the creators of Batman: Arkham, Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League is a genre-defying third-person action looter-shooter where the ultimate band of misfits must do the impossible: Kill the Justice League. Working with up to three others, you will take control of Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang, and King Shark to take down Braniac and traverse throughout the city.

The game is $69.99 and rated Playable due to small in-game text. The game does need a constant internet connection, even when playing alone, and may have some issues running fully on the Steam Deck.

Jujutsu Kaisen: Cursed Clash (Playable) (SDHQ Review)


Master the Jujutsu of your favorite Sorcerers and Cursed Spirits! Bring a friend and dive into the world of JUJUTSU KAISEN in this action-packed, 2-on-2 fighting game! Aim to become the strongest together by taking advantage of the characteristics of each technique, aiming for a Joint Attack that is triggered by combining attacks, and working together in harmony to assess the battle situation!

The game is $59.99 and rated Playable due to small in-game text. The game runs flawlessly on the Steam Deck, and we gave it a Best on Deck rating, so you won't need to worry about changing any settings.

Goat Simulator 3 (Verified)


Gather your herd and venture forth into Goat Simulator 3; an all-new (at least on Steam), totally realistic, sandbox farmyard experience. Invite up to three friends in local or online co-op, create carnage as a team, or compete in mini-games and then not be friends anymore.

The game is on sale until February 25th for $19.49 before it goes back up to $29.99. It is rated Verified.

CorpoNation: The Sorting Process (Verified)


Experience a linear dystopian narrative, in which you will work as a Lab Technician for a corporately-owned state. Your job is to organise a mysterious collection of genetic samples and remain a model employee, in spite of the rebellious rogue workers that are trying to recruit you. The glorious CorpoNation is counting on you to work diligently and put your money back into the economy.

The game will be released on February 22nd and is rated Verified.

Atelier Resleriana: Forgotten Alchemy and the Polar Night Liberator (Playable)


The next game in the Atelier series is here! With a new cast of charming characters and utilizing the newest tech for its gorgeous 3D visuals, you will get back to synthesizing, which has been optimized for easy and rewarding play, and the simple yet entertaining timeline-style turn-based battles.

The game is free to play, and it is a gacha game with microtransactions, so if you aren't a fan, you may not enjoy this game. It is rated Playable due to needing to bring up the virtual keyboard manually to enter text. Single player gameplay does require an internet connection.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (Playable)


It is four thousand years before the Galactic Empire and hundreds of Jedi Knights have fallen in battle against the ruthless Sith. You are the last hope of the Jedi Order. Can you master the awesome power of the Force on your quest to save the Republic? Or will you fall to the lure of the dark side? Take part in this classic RPG and find out!

The game is $9.99 but regularly goes on sale for up to 75% off. It is rated Playable due to sometimes showing non-Steam Deck controller icons, needing to bring up the virtual keyboard manually to enter text, and needing to change the display resolution.

Dune: Imperium (Playable)


Dune: Imperium blends deck-building and worker placement in a deeply thematic new strategy game where the fate of the Empire hangs on your decisions. Will you seek political allies or rely upon military might? Economic strength or subtle intrigues? A council seat… or a sharpened blade? The cards are dealt. The choice is yours. The Imperium awaits.

The game is $22.99 and is currently in early access. It is rated Playable due to small in-game text.

Deponia: The Complete Journey (Playable)


Showered in top-scores and awards, the Deponia-Trilogy managed to reach cult-status almost instantly. Thanks to its exciting story, likeable characters and hilarious dialogues and a finely crafted mixture of comedy and puzzles, Deponia is enjoyable for both, young and old. Join Rufus on his thrilling journeys, for the first time in a complete edition with many new features, that will not only be a blast for hardcore adventure fans, but also those new to the genre.

The game is 429.99 and has a native Linux build. It is currently rated Playable due to needing a community controller configuration, sometimes showing incorrect controller icons, and needing to set the display resolution manually.

And that's all for this list! You can check out the previous week's highlights too, which include awesome games like TEKKEN 8, Tomb Raider 1-3 Remastered, and Captain Pawsome.

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Noah Kupetsky
A lover of gaming since 4, Noah has grown up with a love and passion for the industry. From there, he started to travel a lot and develop a joy for handheld and PC gaming. When the Steam Deck released, it just all clicked.
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