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The latest game to ride the boomer shooter craze, Warhammer 40K: Boltgun, has finally attained Steam Deck Verification as of today according to its own Steam Page.

Since release, Boltgun was playable but users reported issues from cut-scenes not playing, the Deck not being recognized as a controller, and inconsistent performance issues. While the game has been reported as fully playable since early July, you still had to install Proton 8. No more however, as Boltgun just runs out of the box with no configuration.

Pictured: Boltgun running on Steam Deck post verification.

As I was in the midst of a Boltgun run, I downloaded it to my Deck and sure enough the first cutscene played and the Deck was recognized as a controller. Then I went to my last unlocked mission, Chapter 3 Mission 1, which is filled with lava and tons of enemies. Sure enough, Boltgun maintained a smooth 60fps. Which if you're not familiar with Boomer Shooters, maintaining a smooth 60fps is basically a requirement.

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That said, this is the kind of game that plays better on Mouse and Keyboard. But that's more of a nitpick and doesn't affect it being able to be played On Deck. Simply put: if you've been wanting to spread the word of the Emperor in an ultra-violent fashion on the go now's your chance.

You can buy it on Humble Store and Steam.

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Purple Library Guy Jul 26, 2023
Quoting: StoneColdSpider
Quoting: Pengling
Quoting: StoneColdSpiderWhat are they scared off???...... Bin Chickens?????
Quoting: Purple Library GuyCane toads.
And Drop Bears.
Dont forget the Stick Insect.......
Gah. Isn't that more of a Stick Scorpion?
StoneColdSpider Jul 27, 2023
Quoting: KlaasIt's a wonder that anyone in Australia is still alive.
Well there are people out there who believe Australia is fake and doesnt exist....... Maybe there are no Australians alive because their was never any to begin with......

Quoting: Pengling
Quoting: KlaasIt's a wonder that anyone in Australia is still alive.
Come to Australia, you might accidentally get killed!

Really, though, it's crazy that the Steam Deck's still not available there. Unless it actually is and a bunch of kangaroos beat up the delivery guys and stole them all, or something.
LOL no....... Its the Emus you gotta worry about....... Dont forget Australia lost a war against those damn flightless birds........

Quoting: Purple Library Guy
Quoting: StoneColdSpider
Quoting: Pengling
Quoting: StoneColdSpiderWhat are they scared off???...... Bin Chickens?????
Quoting: Purple Library GuyCane toads.
And Drop Bears.
Dont forget the Stick Insect.......
Gah. Isn't that more of a Stick Scorpion?
Naaa..... Thats just a normal stick insect...... It acts like that to ward of predators.......

I do like how this comment thread has been all about dangerous Australian wildlife.......
Pengling Jul 27, 2023
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Quoting: StoneColdSpiderI do like how this comment thread has been all about dangerous Australian wildlife.......
Clearly we need a dangerous Australian wildlife FPS.
Linux_Rocks Jul 27, 2023
Quoting: StoneColdSpider
Quoting: Pengling
Quoting: KlaasIt's a wonder that anyone in Australia is still alive.
Come to Australia, you might accidentally get killed!

Really, though, it's crazy that the Steam Deck's still not available there. Unless it actually is and a bunch of kangaroos beat up the delivery guys and stole them all, or something.
LOL no....... Its the Emus you gotta worry about....... Dont forget Australia lost a war against those damn flightless birds........
The Great Emu War.

They used to have the actual battle results thing used for wars on the article several years ago with the result being "Decisive Emu Victory" on it. XD
StoneColdSpider Jul 27, 2023
Quoting: Pengling
Quoting: StoneColdSpiderI do like how this comment thread has been all about dangerous Australian wildlife.......
Clearly we need a dangerous Australian wildlife FPS.
I would totally be down for that........ As long as its a Boomer Shooter and not a Modern Military Shooter.......

Quoting: Linux_Rocks
Quoting: StoneColdSpider
Quoting: Pengling
Quoting: KlaasIt's a wonder that anyone in Australia is still alive.
Come to Australia, you might accidentally get killed!

Really, though, it's crazy that the Steam Deck's still not available there. Unless it actually is and a bunch of kangaroos beat up the delivery guys and stole them all, or something.
LOL no....... Its the Emus you gotta worry about....... Dont forget Australia lost a war against those damn flightless birds........
The Great Emu War.

They used to have the actual battle results thing used for wars on the article several years ago with the result being "Decisive Emu Victory" on it. XD
I remember that and yes it was a Decisive Emu Victory....... They dont even teach about this war in schools any more........ Such a great part of Australian history being forgotten........

Unlike above.... I would fully support a Modern Military Shooter about the Great Emu War.........
StoneColdSpider Jul 28, 2023
Quoting: Linux_RocksThere kinda is one: theHunter: Call of the Wild™ | theHunter: Call of the Wild™ - Emerald Coast Australia | theHunter: Call of the Wild™ - Te Awaroa National Park

^^^ I threw New Zealand in there too. lol
New Zealand has there own flightless bird....... But I dont think they have ever lost a war to them.........
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