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Julys Most Playable Steam Deck Games Verified List

Every month Valve publishes the Most played Steam Deck Games by hours played, so we take that list a step further by adding all the information you care about and showing our gameplay for each game. You can also find links to purchase the games directly in this article if you want to dive right in, so let's get started.



(↓3) Steam Compatibility Status: Verified - Release Date: 12 August 2022

Steam Rating: Overwhelmingly Positive - Time to Beat: 17 - 43 Hours

Active players per day: 3,500



After eight years behind the mask, Peter Parker is a crime-fighting master. Feel the full power of a more experienced Spider-Man with improvisational combat, dynamic acrobatics, fluid urban traversal and environmental interactions. The worlds of Peter Parker and Spider-Man collide in an original action-packed story. In this new Spider-Man universe, iconic characters from Peter and Spider-Man’s lives have been reimagined, placing familiar characters in unique roles.


(↓18) Steam Compatibility Status: Verified - Release Date: 2 June 2023

Steam Rating: Very Positive - Time to Beat: 16 - 57 Hours

Active players per day: 25,000+



Street Fighter 6 offers a highly evolved combat system with three control types - Classic, Modern and Dynamic - allowing you to quickly play to your skill level.


The new Real Time Commentary Feature adds all the hype of a competitive match as well as easy-to-understand explanations about your gameplay.

The Drive Gauge is a new system to manage your resources. Use it wisely in order to claim victory.


18 - NBA 2k23

(↓6) Steam Compatibility Status: Verified - Release Date: 8 September 2022

Steam Rating: Mixed - Time to Beat: 34 - 68 Hours

Active players per day: 27,000+



Rise to the occasion and realize your full potential in NBA 2K23. Prove yourself against the best players in the world and showcase your talent in MyCAREER. Pair today’s All-Stars with timeless legends in MyTEAM. Build a dynasty of your own in MyGM or take the NBA in a new direction with MyLEAGUE.


(↑3) Steam Compatibility Status: Verified - Release Date: 23 January 2019

Steam Rating: Overwhelmingly Positive - Time to Beat: 12 - 205 Hours

Active players per day: 11,000+



Dynamic Deck Building: Choose your cards wisely! Discover hundreds of cards to add to your deck with each attempt at climbing the Spire. Select cards that work together to efficiently dispatch foes and reach the top.


An Ever-changing Spire: Whenever you embark on a journey up the Spire, the layout differs each time. Choose a risky or safe path, face different enemies, choose different cards, discover different relics, and even fight different bosses!


(↑3) Steam Compatibility Status: Verified - Release Date: 21 October, 2022

Steam Rating: Overwhelmingly Positive - Time to Beat: 100 - 143 Hours

Active players per day: 8,000+



Forced to transfer to a high school in Tokyo, the protagonist has a strange dream. “You truly are a prisoner of fate. In the near future, ruin awaits you.” With the goal of “rehabilitation” looming overhead, he must save others from distorted desires by donning the mask of a Phantom Thief.


15 - Hades

(↑1) Steam Compatibility Status: Verified - Release Date: 17 September 2020

Steam Rating: Overwhelmingly Positive - Time to Beat: 22 - 95 Hours

Active players per day: 4,000+



As the immortal Prince of the Underworld, you'll wield the powers and mythic weapons of Olympus to break free from the clutches of the god of the dead himself while growing stronger and unraveling more of the story with each unique escape attempt.


(↓1) Steam Compatibility Status: Verified - Release Date: 18 May 2015

Steam Rating: Overwhelmingly Positive - Time to Beat: 50 - 190 Hours

Active players per day: 23,000+



Updated to the latest version, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt comes with new features and items, including a built-in Photo Mode, swords, armor, and alternate outfits inspired by The Witcher Netflix series — and more! Trained from early childhood and mutated to gain superhuman skills, strength, and reflexes, witchers are a counterbalance to the monster-infested world in which they live.


(↑1) Steam Compatibility Status: Verified - Release Date: 4 November 2014

Steam Rating: Overwhelmingly Positive - Time to Beat: 5 - 300 Hours

Active players per day: 17,000+



The Binding of Isaac is a randomly generated action RPG shooter with heavy Rogue-like elements. Following Isaac on his journey, players will find bizarre treasures that change Isaac’s form giving him superhuman abilities and enabling him to fight off droves of mysterious creatures, discover secrets and fight his way to safety.


(↓3) Steam Compatibility Status: Playable - Release Date: 28 October 2016

Steam Rating: Very Positive - Time to Beat: 26 - 117 Hours

Active players per day: 27,000+



The Special Edition includes the critically acclaimed game and add-ons with all-new features like remastered art and effects, volumetric god rays, dynamic depth of field, screen-space reflections, and more. Skyrim Special Edition also brings the full power of mods to the PC and consoles. New quests, environments, characters, dialogue, armor, weapons and more – with Mods, there are no limits to what you can experience.


11 - Fallout 4

(-) Steam Compatibility Status: Playable - Release Date: 10 November 2015

Steam Rating: Very Positive - Time to Beat: 27 - 79 Hours

Active players per day: 20,000+



As the sole survivor of Vault 111, you enter a world destroyed by nuclear war. Every second is a fight for survival, and every choice is yours. Only you can rebuild and determine the fate of the Wasteland. Welcome home.


(↓2) Steam Compatibility Status: Verified - Release Date: 10 February 2023

Steam Rating: Very Positive - Time to Beat: 26 - 45 Hours

Active players per day: 11,000+



Experience Hogwarts in the 1800s. Your character is a student who holds the key to an ancient secret that threatens to tear the wizarding world apart. Make allies, battle Dark wizards, and ultimately decide the fate of the wizarding world. Your legacy is what you make of it. Live the Unwritten.


(↓2) Steam Compatibility Status: Verified - Release Date: 10 December 2020

Steam Rating: Very Positive - Time to Beat: 24 - 63 Hours

Active players per day: 17,000+



An open-world, action-adventure RPG set in the megalopolis of Night City, where you play as a cyberpunk mercenary wrapped up in a do-or-die fight for survival. Improved and featuring all-new free additional content, customize your character and playstyle as you take on jobs, build a reputation, and unlock upgrades. The relationships you forge and the choices you make will shape the story and the world around you. Legends are made here. What will yours be?


(new entry) Steam Compatibility Status: Verified - Release Date: 24 May 2023

Steam Rating: Overwhelmingly Positive - Time to Beat: 10 - 21 Hours

Active players per day: 6,000+



A horde survival game in a pre-rendered retro look reminiscent of RPGs from the late 90s. Choose one of many hero characters and descend into the deadly Halls of Torment. Fight unholy horrors from beyond and survive wave after wave until you face one of the tormented lords. Advance your hero with character traits, abilities, and items.


(↓1) Steam Compatibility Status: Verified - Release Date: 20 October 2022

Steam Rating: Overwhelmingly Positive - Time to Beat: 11 - 44 Hours

Active players per day: 7,000+



A time survival game with minimalistic gameplay and roguelite elements.

Hell is empty, the devils are here, and there's no place to run or hide. All you can do is survive as long as you can until death inevitably puts an end to your struggles. Gather gold in each run to buy upgrades and help the next survivor.


(↓1) Steam Compatibility Status: Playable - Release Date: 5 December 2019

Steam Rating: Very Positive - Time to Beat: 50 - 180 Hours

Active players per day: 48,000+



Arthur Morgan and the Van der Linde gang are outlaws on the run. With federal agents and the best bounty hunters in the nation massing on their heels, the gang must rob, steal and fight their way across the rugged heartland of America in order to survive. As deepening internal divisions threaten to tear the gang apart, Arthur must make a choice between his own ideals and loyalty to the gang who raised him.


(↓2) Steam Compatibility Status: Playable - Release Date: 14 April 2015

Steam Rating: Very Positive - Time to Beat: 31 - 44 Hours

Active players per day: 162,000+



When a young street hustler, a retired bank robber and a terrifying psychopath find themselves entangled with some of the most frightening and deranged elements of the criminal underworld, the U.S. government and the entertainment industry, they must pull off a series of dangerous heists to survive in a ruthless city in which they can trust nobody, least of all each other.


4 - Brotato

(↑6) Steam Compatibility Status: Verified - Release Date: 23 June 2023

Steam Rating: Overwhelmingly Positive - Time to Beat: 5 - 50 Hours

Active players per day: 13,000+



A spaceship from Potato World crashes onto an alien planet. The sole survivor: Brotato, the only potato capable of handling 6 weapons at the same time. Waiting to be rescued by his mates, Brotato must survive in this hostile environment.


(↑1) Steam Compatibility Status: Verified - Release Date: 26 February 2016

Steam Rating: Overwhelmingly Positive - Time to Beat: 52 - 158 Hours

Active players per day: 45,000+



You've inherited your grandfather's old farm plot in Stardew Valley. Armed with hand-me-down tools and a few coins, you set out to begin your new life. Can you learn to live off the land and turn these overgrown fields into a thriving home? It won't be easy. Ever since Joja Corporation came to town, the old ways of life have all but disappeared.


(-) Steam Compatibility Status: Verified - Release Date: 24 February 2022

Steam Rating: Very Positive -Time to Beat: 57 - 133 Hours

Active players per day: 41,000+


A vast world where open fields with a variety of situations and huge dungeons with complex and three-dimensional designs are seamlessly connected. As you explore, the joy of discovering unknown and overwhelming threats awaits you, leading to a high sense of accomplishment.


(new entry) Steam Compatibility Status: Verified - Release Date: 28 June 2023

Steam Rating: Overwhelmingly Positive - Time to Beat: 22 - 40 Hours

Active players per day: 25,000+



Explore and unravel the mysteries in the depths of the Blue Hole by day and run a successful exotic sushi restaurant by night. It’s easy to get hooked on the satisfying gameplay loop!

Dive into the ever-changing Blue Hole and use a harpoon and other weapons to catch fish and various creatures. Upgrade and forge equipment with collected resources and sushi restaurant profits to prepare for the dangers that lurk in the unknown.


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