Diablo 4, an action-packed RPG of immense anticipation, has set the gaming world ablaze. Alas, the renowned dungeon-crawling series has eluded the grasp of the Steam Store. Fear not, for the valiant Steam Deck users can navigate through a few clever maneuvers to embark on this thrilling adventure. Moreover, the wondrous handheld device renders Diablo 4 flawlessly, captivating the eyes with its awe-inspiring visuals. Enthusiasts can revel in the entirety of the game without enduring the tedious chore of tinkering with settings.
For Steam Deck users to enjoy playing Diablo 4, they must have the privilege of accessing Battle.Net. To successfully set up Battle.Net and Diablo 4 on the Steam Deck, follow these step-by-step instructions:
Installing Battle Net
Prior to attempting to launch Diablo 4, individuals are required to install Blizzard’s Battle.Net for its functionality. Gratitude is owed to Moraroy’s ingenious installer on Github, as it has significantly simplified the process of getting the game up and running, surpassing the complexities associated with Lutris and alternative approaches.
Make certain that the Steam Deck is equipped with ample battery power, or connect it to a power source.
Embrace the realm of Desktop Mode with a single tap on the enchanting Steam Button nestled beneath the left trackpad; thereafter, summon the mystical menu of Power and seamlessly transition into the enchanting realm of Desktop Mode.
When operating in the Desktop mode, users might feel inclined to establish a connection with a keyboard and mouse.
To embark on their online journey, users are encouraged to unleash the potential of their preferred browser and procure Easy Installer by following this link.
Access the Source code (zip) from the Assets section.
Choose the Extract option and carefully put it into the folder of your choosing.
Explore the captivating realm of the NonSteam Launchers On Steam Deck folder with a single click.
Give a gentle tap to the NonSteamLaunchers.Desktop icon, then opt for the option to Execute and Keep Going.
Indicate with a check mark the distinct Application IDs.
Opting for distinct App IDs guarantees the visibility of Battle.Net and other installed applications in the non-Steam Library.
Next, check the box beside Battle.Net in the list of launchers and proceed by selecting OK.
Following the installation process, the Steam Deck will seamlessly reboot, immersing you in the captivating realm of Big Picture Mode.
Setting Up Battle Net
Activate the ultimate gaming experience.
Embark on an exciting gaming adventure by choosing the enchanting realm of the Library.
Battle.Net deserves its own category distinct from Steam.
Hold off on clicking the Play button for now. Instead, opt for the controller icon and utilize the Gamepad in combination with the Mouse Trackpad.
Go ahead and choose the cog icon labeled “Settings” followed by the option called “Properties.”
Enable the enforcement of distinct Steam Play compatibility and opt for the most up-to-date iteration of Proton.
Access the realm of Battle.Net by providing your unique login credentials or opt for the exhilarating choice of forging a brand new, complimentary Battle.Net Account.
Playing Diablo 4
Embark on an epic journey through the mystical Battle.Net store, where you can acquire and embrace the awe-inspiring power of Diablo 4, as it eagerly awaits to be downloaded into your digital realm.
Retain the installation choices while ensuring a checkmark is placed alongside “Create Desktop Shortcut,” granting players the delightful freedom to experience the captivating realms of Diablo 4 in the enchanting realm of Desktop Mode.
Please select the Base Game option, but deselect High-Resolution Assets as they are unnecessary for the Steam Deck’s functionality and consume excessive storage.
Once Diablo 4 finds its place in the gaming realm, players can embark on an enchanting journey through their Steam Decks, indulging in the magical realms it unveils. This captivating experience extends beyond Diablo 4, encompassing other Battle.Net-acquired games as well.
Get ready to embark on a thrilling adventure with Diablo 4, now accessible on a plethora of platforms including PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.