Valve handheld PC it’s coming out soonand the update prepares Valheim by optimizing the default Steam Deck settings and also displaying the controller layout when playing in the Deck.
Full controller support has been implemented for PC, including context menus showing controller buttons and gamepad legend being displayed in settings and pause menu. That’s another change here – the ability to pause in single-player.
Plus, expect the usual quality of life improvements and bug fixes, and a bunch of new content that includes a new dungeon, Frost Caves, with new enemies, crafting materials, and more.
Check out the full patch 0.207.15 details by reading the release notes here.
Review: Preparing well for the Steam Deck launch
It’s nice to see a big update for Valheim, though of course it’s still in testing here, so expect a little uncertainty, and many people will be waiting for the full release before taking the plunge. , by the way).
Initial feedback on the Frost Caves dungeon seems pretty positive, with comments about the caves looking good and the enemies offering a different kind of challenge. And clearly, the Steam Deck changes are very welcome for those hoping to enjoy Valheim on handheld. computer when it arrives at the end of February.
What’s also interesting are some of the online reviews praising the quality of the experience of playing with a controllerwhich again bodes well for those hoping to pick up and run with Valheim on the Deck (and PC gamers who want to use a gamepad in general).