CowntChocula 8. úno. 2013 v 8.22 dop.
Playing games on Microsoft Surface Pro
I am looking into purchasing a new tablet and have been looking into the Microsoft Surface. From what I can tell, you can't download third party apps on the Surface RT but the Surface Pro is supposed to be a full windows 8. Does anyone know if that means I would be able to download and play games via Steam on this tablet?
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panic. 9. úno. 2013 v 4.20 odp. 
You are able to install Steam and games off of Steam on the Surface Pro. You cannot on the Surface RT.
Satoru 10. úno. 2013 v 7.45 dop. 
The Surface Pro has an Intel HD4000

So you acn play games that support that. Don't expect miracles on an HD4000 it 'works' but barely.
team.bean1 13. úno. 2013 v 5.07 odp. 
The news is out -- check the headlines. Even though the Surface Pro sports the dreaded HD4000, the i5 processor must pull its weight. Initial reports state Diablo III and Portal 2 can run at full 1920x1080 at nearly full specs. :::Downside- this drains the battery in about 3.5 hours.
jhoff80 25. úno. 2013 v 1.10 odp. 
Steam (and many games) does run on the Surface Pro, but the big problem is that Steam doesn't go by the Windows DPI scaling settings, so you're stuck with a very small interface on the high dpi screen that the Pro has.

Big Picture can help, but that's kind of laggy on the Pro.
team.bean1 1. čvc. 2013 v 12.03 odp. 
Many games run on low settings. I've had success w/ Tomb Raider, Borderlands 2, Sim City, and BioShock Infinite. So, it works fine. No powerhouse - but a nice option.
TeeJay 1. čvc. 2013 v 3.16 odp. 
jhoff80: Totally Agree. Big Picture suck big time on ARM devices. Why did they make it after all?
CowntChocula: I can run casual games (e.g. Plants vs. Zombies) on my HP Elitepad 900 - no problem.
Treetender 20. čvn. v 4.47 odp. 
How does it perform with steam streaming? Is the wifi good enough, or is it choppy and hard to use?
Mad Portagee Da NiNjA 2. čvc. v 7.29 dop. 
I tested this the other day. Seemed to work fairly well. Did have issues with using the touchscreen for menus. The mouse would bounce around a couple inches from where i was tapping even with a stylus. I only had time to test a couple games, but the mouse issue might kill a lot of games unless they have gamepad support.
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