Android Games: Coming to Steam Deck Soon?
Speculation gears are flowing following a batch of recent commits to Gamescope.
You Can Now Force Screen Orientation with GameScope (Useful for OneXPlayer and Aya Neo)
Thanks to the ChimeraOS team, a new feature has recently been merged into GameScope: the –force-orientation option. Basically, what this allows users to do is to force the screen orientation via the command line when they’re using GameScope. A common problem that PC handhelds face – albeit for the Deck – is that the screen is in portrait mode rather than in landscape. With this merge, this problem can now be fixed with:
NVIDIA Image Scaling Now Merged With GameScope
GameScope, the micro-compositor formerly known as steamcompmgr, recently merged support for NVIDIA’s image scaling technology as of yesterday. Theoretically this means NVIDIA users should now be able to make use of GameScope (just make sure you add -Y or –nis-upscaling when using). Previously, only AMD users could make use of the technology (technically Intel has it too, albeit in limited capacity). Don’t get too excited. Someone has already reported that the scaling technology doesn’t work on a 940M.