Best Asynchronous Multiplayer Steam Deck Games

Steam currently has 430 Asynchronous Multiplayer games, but not all of them can be played on the Steam Deck. Explore our list with the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Asynchronous Multiplayer game rankings were last updated on 5/3/2024.

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1. The Past Within

The Past Within is the new co-op experience from Rusty Lake! Play together with someone you deem trustworthy: one in The Past, the other in The Future. Observe and communicate what you see around you. Solve the puzzles and uncover Albert Vanderboom’s plan.

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The Past Within holds the #1 spot for "best Asynchronous Multiplayer Steam Deck game" with a Player Score of 92. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 13,518 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 12,812 positive reviews and 706 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $5.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $5.99
Release Date 11/2/2022
Franchise Rusty Lake
Developer Rusty Lake
Publisher Rusty Lake
Steam App Id 1515210

2. We Were Here Expeditions: The FriendShip

Partner up with your friend online and test your friendship by solving puzzles together in an abandoned amusement park. Work together to overcome brain-teasing challenges in this standalone We Were Here experience.

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We Were Here Expeditions: The FriendShip has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Asynchronous Multiplayer Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 19,417 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 17,849 positive reviews and 1,568 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $3.99
Release Date 9/14/2023
Franchise Total Mayhem Games
Developer Total Mayhem Games
Publisher Total Mayhem Games
Steam App Id 2296990

3. Magic Rampage

Exciting platformer that combines the RPG genre with fast-paced action gameplay.

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Magic Rampage has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Asynchronous Multiplayer Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,160 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,094 positive reviews and 66 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Release Date 5/24/2022
Developer Asantee Games
Publisher DK Game Dev LTDA
Steam App Id 704920

4. D&D Lords of Waterdeep

Lords of Waterdeep is an award winning strategy board game, set in the Dungeons & Dragons world of Waterdeep. Play as one of the masked Lords of the City of Splendor. Intrigue abounds as you recruit adventurers, via your agents, to quest on your behalf and spread your influence.

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D&D Lords of Waterdeep has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Asynchronous Multiplayer Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,472 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,382 positive reviews and 90 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 9/1/2017
Developer Playdek, Inc.
Publisher Playdek, Inc.
Steam App Id 644390

5. Backpack Battles

A PvP inventory management auto battler! Buy and craft powerful items, then carefully arrange them in your backpack.

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Backpack Battles has achieved a Player Score of 88, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Asynchronous Multiplayer Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 9,025 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,189 positive reviews and 836 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $12.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $12.99
Release Date 3/8/2024
Franchise IndieArk
Developer PlayWithFurcifer
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Steam App Id 2427700

6. New Heights: Realistic Climbing and Bouldering

Experience free solo climbing and bouldering like never before. Go above and beyond on more than 120 REAL WORLD routes. Improve your skills, travel the world and compete against your friends from the safety of your computer.

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New Heights: Realistic Climbing and Bouldering has achieved a Player Score of 87, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Asynchronous Multiplayer Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 163 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 158 positive reviews and 5 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $21.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $21.99
Release Date 7/7/2023
Franchise WhisperGames
Developer Wikkl Works
Publishers
Steam App Id 2179440

7. The Conquest of Go

Learn and play Go, the classic board game that has been played for thousands of years, and compete in the race to conquer the most land in the in-game world, or compete online against opponents around the real world.

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The Conquest of Go has achieved a Player Score of 87, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Asynchronous Multiplayer Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 446 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 418 positive reviews and 28 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 12/7/2020
Developers
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Steam App Id 1264970

8. Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector

Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector is a fast-paced turn-based strategy game set in the grimdark universe of the 41st Millennium. Pick your force, develop your army, field mighty heroes and fight for victory using superior strategy, awesome abilities, and devastating weaponry.

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Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector has achieved a Player Score of 86, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Asynchronous Multiplayer Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,421 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,955 positive reviews and 466 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $39.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $39.99
Release Date 7/22/2021
Franchise Warhammer
Developer Black Lab Games
Publisher Slitherine Ltd.
Steam App Id 1295500

9. Root

Might makes right in the wild wood! The award-winning board game of asymmetrical woodland warfare comes to cross-platform digital play! Combine subtle strategy and bold daring to guide your forest faction to victory!

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Root has achieved a Player Score of 86, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Asynchronous Multiplayer Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,414 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,053 positive reviews and 361 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $5.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $5.99
Release Date 9/24/2020
Developer Dire Wolf
Publisher Dire Wolf
Steam App Id 965580

10. The Karters 2: Turbo Charged - Prologue

Get ready for the ultimate kart racing experience on Steam & Steam Deck! Race to victory with the unique blend of Mario Kart and Crash Team Racing, enhanced by tons of new features!

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The Karters 2: Turbo Charged - Prologue has achieved a Player Score of 85, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Asynchronous Multiplayer Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 187 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 176 positive reviews and 11 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.00 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Release Date 7/27/2023
Developer Pixel Edge Games
Publisher Pixel Edge Games
Steam App Id 2506950

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