The Best Steam Deck Games: Most Played Games

Begin your gaming adventure with Steam Deck today! Check out the details about the top-rated and popular video games that are available on Steam Deck.

by Ashnath

Updated Apr 01, 2024

The Best Steam Deck Games: Most Played Games

The Best Steam Deck Games

In earlier times, you had to have a console or computer to play video games. But now there are a variety of choices to play video games and they are easily accessible. Like smartphones and tablets, there are a bunch of handheld gaming devices that offer exclusive games for you to play anywhere.

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Steam Deck is a portable gaming computer that offers a wide range of games that are available on Steam. This was initially launched on February 25, 2022. You can play many popular games like Baldur's Gate 3, Hogwarts Legacy, Palworld, Grand Theft Auto V, Hades, and more.

If you want to have a fantastic gameplay experience, you can try this platform. Here is a list of some of the best and most-played games in Steam Deck:

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an action role-playing video game where you can explore a huge world full of dragons and magic. Developed by Bethesda Game Studios, Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition was launched on October 28, 2016, with add-ons and upgrades.

While you can play this game on other consoles, Steam Deck offers an immersive gameplay experience with easy access and comfort.

Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077, developed by CD Projekt Red is an action role-playing game. You can play as the character V, from a first-person perspective. You go on many missions in the open-world environment of Night City. You can choose any one of the three life paths of the playable character and can also customise the appearance of the character.

If you want to experience action-packed combat, try this game on Steam Deck now.


Hades is a roguelike action role-playing video game that is available on multiple platforms. This is considered as one of the best video games of all time. Initially launched on September 17, 2020, by Supergiant Games, the game offers a single-player experience.

Set in the backdrop of Greek mythology, the playable character of the game is Zagreus who is on a quest to escape from the Underworld to reach Mount Olympus. On the way, players will engage in combats and get aided by other Olympians.

Hogwarts Legacy

Every Potterhead will have a fantasy of experiencing a life in the wizarding world of Harry Potter. This dream has come true with Hogwarts Legacy, an action role-playing game that is set in the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and the places around it. The story of the game takes place a century before the happenings of the Harry Potter books.

The player can play the game from a third-person perspective, as a student of Hogwarts. They can also choose a house from the four Hogwarts houses. They can learn spells, explore the gaming world, and engage in various quests.

Vampire Survivors

Vampire Survivors was initially released on October 20, 2022. It is a roguelike shoot 'em up game, in which the player can choose one of the characters to play. The game offers many weapons that attack automatically. While progressing in the game, the player encounters many monsters which are not actually vampires as the game's name indicates. The main objective of the game is to survive.

Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley is a farm life simulation role-playing video game, in which the player will inherit a farm. The farm will not be in a good state and the player needs to work on the farm to restore it. They can grow crops and be involved in many farming activities. They can also socialise and start a family life. This game is one of the best-selling video games of all time.


Palworld, developed by Pocket Pair, is currently in its early access phase. The game is set in the open world of the Palpagos Islands. Players can catch animal-like creatures called Pals and use them to assist with tasks on the bases and can be used in combat. They can also encounter many NPCs and buy Pals from them. Pals can be also traded with other players. 

Elden Ring

Elden Ring features a big open-world environment where you can explore and fight tough enemies. Players can make use of a wide range of weapons and magical spells for combat. Players need to choose a character class at the beginning of the game. This action role-playing game was released on February 25, 2022, and also offers cooperative play.

Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V is an open-world action-adventure game. The game was released on September 17, 2013, on several platforms. Since its release, it has become one of the best-selling video games of all time. The game is set in the fictional state of San Andreas, where the players complete missions, navigating through the criminal underworld.

Baldur's Gate 3

Larian Studios’ Baldur's Gate 3 is highly praised by players and critics for its captivating gameplay. After its release on August 3, 2023, the game has become the best-selling game on Steam. The game has also received many award nominations and won awards like the Golden Joystick Awards, The Game Awards 2023, The Steam Awards, and the 27th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards. 

This role-playing game can be played in both single-player and multiplayer modes. The game is set in the Forgotten Realms in 1492. Players can choose from six pre-made origin characters or can create their own character.

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