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BLACKTAIL action adventure gets Verified

blacktail first-person action adventure game gets verified for the linux powered steam deck via windows

BLACKTAIL first-person action adventure game gets Verified for the Linux powered Steam Deck via Windows PC. All thanks to the work of developer THE PARASIGHT. Due to release this week on Steam, GOG, and Humble Store.

BLACKTAIL the surreal first-person action adventure game from THE PARASIGHT. Which also just unveiled a brand-new video for the upcoming release of the game this week. Get a final glimpse at the dark fairy-tale world that awaits you on December 15th. Since this is when the game launches with support for the Linux powered Steam Deck.

We at THE PARASIGHT are really proud to say that BLACKTAIL is Verified on Steam Deck. Which means our upcoming game is compatible in all its portable glory.
Since the start of production, we’ve made sure that BLACKTAIL would play seamlessly on a gamepad. And once Steam Deck was announced we couldn’t wait to play BLACKTAIL on the go!

You can see the official statement in the news post on Steam. Which is not exactly native support for the Unreal Engine 4 game. But since it is officially Verified, this is something.

BLACKTAIL – ‘The Forest Awaits’ Gameplay Trailer



​Live out the origins of the classic Slavic folks story in BLACKTAIL. While you experience a one of a kind blend of intense archery combat, magic and dark storytelling. Doing so in a vibrant fairy-tale world.


In BLACKTAIL you play as Yaga, a 16-year-old girl accused of witchcraft. Who is also expelled from her medieval settlement following the mysterious disappearance of your twin sister and life-long protector Zora. When living memories of your past return as foul, walking spirits, you have no other option than to hunt them down. Doing so in hopes of unraveling your own mystery. Track them down with your trusty bow. Craft arrows, potions and gather materials to survive in the ominous woods. Engage in thrilling fights against mighty bosses as you unearth hidden treasures. As well as collect lost recipes to improve your abilities and shape your playstyle.

​Most of all, witness the impact of your decisions on yourself and the world through BLACKTAIL Morality system. The fate of the woods is in your hands, so will you be the good, or the evil witch?

BLACKTAIL first-person action adventure game is coming to Linux via Steam Deck through Windows PC. Priced at $23.99 USD / £20.79 / 23,99€ including the 20% discount on Steam and GOG. Regular price on Humble Store. Due to arrive on December 15th.