Steam Deck Confirmed To Support BattlEye, Easy Anti-Cheat

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Easy Anti-Cheat (EAC) and BattlEye, two of the biggest anti-cheat software out there, are now fully supported by the Steam Deck.
Steam Deck just got support for major anti-cheat software ahead of its imminent launch.

Eurogamer reported that BattlEye and Easy Anti-Cheat (EAC) will now be fully supported on the Valve handheld.

BattlEye is famously used for some of the current generation's most popular competitive shooters, including "Destiny 2," "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds," and "Rainbow Six Siege."

BattlEye was able to be supported on Steam Deck because aside from running on both MacOS and Linux, it also fully supports Wine and Proton. The latter is used in the Linux-based SteamOS that runs on the handheld Valve console.

As for EAC, it is known for its use in "Halo" and "Apex Legends," and is also expected to run on the Steam Deck with barely any issues.

BattlEye, as well as other anti-cheat measures, has had a few problems when games try to run them. They work similarly to anti-piracy tech, such as the infamous DRM system Capcom installed in "Resident Evil Village," which caused massive stuttering issues on PCs.

However, BattlEye did confirm that their software will be offered on a…
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