Play Steam Games on Chromebook

How to play Steam games on Chromebook using the new Linux beta. It's surprisingly easy to do thanks to an official script from Chrome OS developers which installs all the files and packages to install Steam on a Chromebook.

Here is a quick guide on how to play steam games on Chromebook. This will allow you to play Steam Games (compatible with Linux) on your Chromebook. To do this, you will need to have a Chromebook with Linux support. If your chromebook does not support Linux beta, you can check out my older tutorial on playing steam games on chromebook using cr

Step 1: Enable Linux Beta

Enable Linux beta.

Turn on Linux beta

Step 2: Enable Chrome Flags

Open up chrome://flags and enable the following two flags.

GPU Support

GPU Support Chrome Flag

Mouse Pointer Lock

Mouse Pointer Lock Chrome Flag

Afterwords, reboot your chromebook.

Step 3: Run Script

There is an official script published by Chrome OS developers that will automatically configure your Linux environment to support steam games on Chromebook. Copy and paste the following into your Linux terminal.

/usr/bin/curl -L "" | /usr/bin/base64 -d > /tmp/; /bin/chmod a+x /tmp/; /usr/bin/sudo /tmp/

This will install Steam and the necessary packages. After this completes, reboot your Chromebook.

Step 4: Open Up Steam

Finally, open up your Linux terminal again and type in steam. Steam should launch.

Steam on Chromebook