How do I use Steam Deck’s built-in controls to play games on GeForce NOW?

Updated 04/19/2022 02:54 PM
How do I use Steam Deck’s built-in controls to play games on GeForce NOW?

The latest Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers allow you to use GeForce NOW on Steam Deck. 
 
Please follow the steps below to configure your browser to work with GeForce NOW on Steam Deck.

Chrome Browser Users
1. From the Steam Deck interface, press the Steam button, navigate to the Power menu, and Switch to Desktop
 
2. Open the Start menu in the bottom left, hover over the System folder, and select Konsole:
 

3. Type in the following command in the window that appears 
 
Chrome: flatpak --user override --filesystem=/run/udev:ro com.google.Chrome
 
4. Go back to the Steam Deck interface by pressing the power button, and log out
 
5. From the Chrome launch page, enter the Controller settings:
 
 
6. Select the Current layout button:
 
 
7. Find and select the “Gamepad with Mouse Trackpad” layout:
 
 
8. Exit the controller settings page and launch Chrome

Edge Browser Users
 
1. Click the Discover icon in the bottom left:
 
 
2. Search for “edge” and install “Microsoft Edge”
 
 
3. Edge will download and install.
 
4. Open the Start menu in the bottom left, hover over the System folder, and select Konsole:
 

5. Type in the following commands in the window that appears 
 
Edge: flatpak --user override --filesystem=/run/udev:ro com.microsoft.Edge
 
 
6. Open the Steam desktop interface by clicking the Steam icon in the bottom right

7. In Steam, click the Games menu and select “Add a Non-Steam Game to My Library”
 

8. Find Microsoft Edge (beta) in the window that appears, check the box next to it, and “ADD SELECTED PROGRAMS”:
 
 
9. Go back to the Steam Deck interface by pressing the power button, and log out
 
10. From the Edge launch page, enter the Controller Settings:
 

11. Select the Current Layout button:
 

12. Find and select the “Gamepad with Mouse Trackpad” layout:
 

13. Exit the controller settings page and launch Edge.

 

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