BG3 Best Steam Deck Settings

Want the best Baldur's Gate 3 experience on your Steam Deck? You should use these settings for it!

If you plan on playing Baldur’s Gate 3 on your Steam Deck then you should know its best settings. Many players already faced the issue of it not launching for them. But forcing compatibility was the easy solution for that. Now, starting the game isn’t as much of a problem, as running it smoothly is. Luckily, by changing some in-game video settings you can quickly fix that as well. So here are the settings you should use for BG3 on your Steam Deck.

Best Steam Deck Settings to Use in Baldur’s Gate 3

best Steam Deck Settings to use for BG3

You can get 60 FPS in Baldur’s Gate 3 on your Steam Deck but it won’t be consistent. With the below settings, you should get an average of 30-45 FPS in your gameplay and during cutscenes. Also remember that since this game is fairly new it might be buggy, but after some optimizations, it should be more compatible with the Steam Deck. But for now, you should use the following settings:


  • Aspect Ratio – 16:9
  • Resolution – 1280 x 720
  • Display mode – Fullscreen
  • VSync – Disabled
  • Framerate cap enabled – On
  • Framerate cap – 60
  • Gamma correction – Based on your choice
  • Overall preset – Custom
  • Model quality – Low
  • Instance distance – Low
  • Texture quality – Low
  • Texture filtering – Trilinear
  • Animation Level of Detail – Low
  • Slow HDD Mode – Off
  • Dynamic Crowds – On


  • Light shadows – Off
  • Shadow quality – Low
  • Cloud quality – Low
  • Animation LOD detail – Low
  • AMD FSR 1.0 – Ultra Quality
  • FidelityFX Sharpening – Off
  • Sharpness – Based on your choice
  • Anti-aliasing – TAA
  • Ambient occlusion – Off
  • Depth of field – None
  • God rays – Off
  • Bloom – Off
  • Subsurface scattering – Off

In case you don’t like the graphics then you can turn up some settings to Medium but that would result in FPS drops and you can expect the game to run anywhere between 15-30 FPS.

That’s it for the best Steam Deck Settings for Baldur’s Gate 3. If you want to find out more about this game, then check out our topics on how to edit and lock the hotbar, the best Wizard subclasses, and how to find Mol.