Can I Run Mortal Kombat 1 on Steam Deck? Yes – Here’s HOW!

Are you ready to bash some skulls in Mortal Kombat 1 on Steam Deck? Here are the minimum and maximum requirements to run Mortal Kombat 1 on Steam Deck.

Mortal Kombat 1 has finally been released, and players are ready to experience the new game modes, fighting styles, and fatalities to rule the new era of fighting.

Want to play it on the go? Let’s find out how to play it on the Steam Deck with the best settings.

1. System Requirements of Mortal Kombat 1

Here we have mentioned the Mortal Kombat 1 Requirements for the Steam Deck.

A. Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-6600 / AMD Ryzen 3 3100
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 980 / AMD Radeon RX 470 / Intel Arc A750
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 100 GB
  • Additional Notes: SSD required

B. Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10/11 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-8400 / AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti / AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT / Intel Arc A770
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 100 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: SSD required

Mortal Kombat 1 Performance on Steam Deck

The Steam Deck has a powerful 16GB RAM so that it can handle most games’ suggested settings. This lets “Mortal Kombat 1” run on medium to high graphics smoothly.

The game plays well, but here are some tips to make your experience even better:

  1. The battery runs out very quickly so you should put it on charge or play it while charging.
  2. For better performance, run the DirectX 12 version.

Mortal Kombat 1 Best Settings

Now, if you’re looking for a perfect blend of performance quality and better battery life, we recommend following the settings below. The settings will maintain the quality of graphics, helping you achieve around 50 FPS at 720p resolution.

Video ModeBorderless
Frame Rate60
Half Rate ShadingOFF
Graphics PresetLow
Scaling FilterLinear
Upscaling MethodAMD FSR 2
Upscaling QualityBalanced
Upscaling Sharpness40
System CursorOFF

And that’s about it, if you have any questions, let us know down in the comments to suggest how was your experience with Mortal Kombat 1 on Steam Deck.

Final Words

If you are trying to run the game and it gets stuck on a black screen for a while, then we suggest apply these tricks for fixing Steam Deck freezing while gaming. Although restarting the game might do the trick.


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