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Kao the Kangaroo hops to Steam Deck

With the Steam Deck doubling down on production and finally getting out to users, many seem interested in the games it has to offer. One such game, as recently confirmed, is Kao the Kangaroo. The game originally debuted on console and PC. Now, it has been specifically optimized for the handheld as well. Kao the Kangaroo is now available on Steam Deck, alongside a free DLC.

Kao the Kangaroo arrives on new console

The Steam Deck currently has 1,736 verified games, now including Kao the Kangaroo. Its verified games mean they’ve been specifically designed for the platform, ensuring a smooth experience. Kaja Borowko, Head of Studio at Tate Multimedia, expressed excitement at the prospect in a recent statement:

“We’re excited that, so soon after the game’s initial launch on console and PC, Steam Deck players can now also take Kao the Kangaroo on. The reaction has been so positive and, along with the DLC already available – and future DLC as laid out official Kao Road Map – we’re happy to confirm Kao has a bright future ahead.”

Along with the release comes the free Summer Drip DLC and a future roadmap. The DLC adds two new costumes to Kao’s wardrobe, perfect for summertime. The Kao roadmap showcases plans for two upcoming patches alongside another free DLC, Top of the Class, and a third purchasable DLC, Oh! Well. All of these roll out between June and September 2022.

Kao roadmap

How much is it?

See the marvelous marsupial confront famous fighting masters disturbed by a dark power with his famous magical boxing gloves. Kao the Kangaroo is now available on Steam Deck, PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One. Pick it up for 10% off with the Steam Summer Sale at $26.99 on Steam, which includes the Steam Deck.

Erin Vieira

Writer, artist, cosplayer, D&D player, Final Fantasy lover, and Bayonetta enthusiast Erin Vieira says that although they were born amongst mortals, someday they will exist as an unknown entity of the void. There will still be video games there, of course.
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