'Too Big' For Steam Deck? Unreal Engine 5 First-Gen Games Put To The Test vs Xbox Series S

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Based on unprecedented levels of take-up, it seems that Unreal Engine 5 represents a good portion of the future of gaming. In prior tests based on early demos, we've been challenged in getting acceptable performance from the engine on Valve's handheld, but the first wave of first-gen titles actually acquit themselves quite nicely. Oliver has the full lowdown on Deck performance on a range of UE5 games, along with Xbox Series S comparisons where relevant.

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