Valve has actually clarified what the company means by describing the Steam Deck as “targeting 30 FPS”. Though some potential Steam Deckers were worried at the usage of the word “targeting”, Valves Pierre-Loup Griffais took to Twitter to emphasise that the hardware wasnt targeting 30 FPS as much as it was recommending 30 FPS is the minimum Steam Deck users can anticipate.
All the video games that have actually been checked on Steam Deck so far have supposedly “consistently fulfilled and surpassed” 30 FPS, plus therell likewise be an optional FPS limiter to allow gamers to pick between framerates and extending the mobile devices battery life.” The 30 FPS target refers to the flooring of what we consider playable in our efficiency screening; games weve tested and shown have actually consistently fulfilled and exceeded that bar up until now,” Griffais described on Twitter (thanks, Gamerant). “There will likewise be an optional built-in FPS limiter to fine-tune [performance] vs. battery life.”
The “30 FPS target” refers to the flooring of what we consider playable in our efficiency screening; games weve evaluated and shown have consistently fulfilled and surpassed that bar up until now. There will also be an optional integrated FPS limiter to tweak perf vs. battery life.– Pierre-Loup Griffais (@Plagman2) July 25, 2021
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