How to Install GTA V mods on Steam Deck? – Step-by-Step Guide

GTA V is one of the most modded games, right beside Bathestha’s Skyrim and Fallout 4.

You can mod GTA V on PC but what about Steam Deck?

If you are wondering about how to Install GTA V mods on Steam Deck, it’s just the same as PC but just a little bit of difference.

Guide to Install GTA 5 mods on Steam Deck

Steam Deck is the latest innovation of Valve. Steam Deck is a kinda handheld gaming computer with the power to handle heavy games.

You can popular the Rockstar title – GTA 5 on it, just like you can play on any other Gaming PC.

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However, half of the fun of playing GTA 5 is all about mods.

For PC, you can easily download GTA 5 mods from the sites like, using your favorite trainer or mod manager.

But for Steam deck users, things are ted different.

However, worry not. Here in this article, I am going to show you How to install GTA modes on Steam Deck.

You just have to follow the step-by-step procedure to start enjoying Modded GTA5 on your Steam Deck.

How to Install GTV V modes on Steam Deck

In process of making your Steam Deck ready to install GTA 5 mods, you have to follow this guide step-by-step

Step 1 – Download ScriptHookV

Your first step is to download ScrithhookV.

Just head over to and scroll down to the bottom of the page.

Just next to the Download label click on download to download ScriptHookV.

Step 2 – Move Files to Bin Folder

Now You have to Unzip the file that you have just downloaded.

Open the ‘bin’ folder and copy all three files.

Open the GTA V game folder and drop all the files in that folder.

You can Delete the ‘NativeTrainer.asi’ file if you are planning to use any other trainer mode.

Step 3 – Download Trainer Mode (Optional)

Script V comes with its own Trainer for GTA 5.

However, you can also choose to download any other GTA V Trainer if you want. 

To do so, just delete ‘NativeTrainer.asi’ file that comes in the ScriptHookV folder and install your favorite trainer as a mod.

Step 5 – Modify GTA 5 Launch option

The next is to Modify the GTA V launch options.

If you have installed the game on Steam Deck memory use the following commands –

WINEDLLOVERRIDES=”dinput8.dll=n,b” %command%

But in case, it is installed on the SD card –

STEAM_COMPAT_MOUNTS=/run/media/mmcblk0p1 WINEDLLOVERRIDES=”dinput8=n,b” %command%

Step 6 – Add GTA 5 mods to Steam Deck

Now you installed the script to enable GTA 5 mods on your Steam deck the next step is to download some mods to play with.

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How to Download and Add GTA 5 mods to your Steam Deck

Once you prepared your Steam deck to Install GTA V mods on Steam Deck, the next obvious step is to find some interesting mods and add them to your Steam deck.

There are many websites from where you can download mods and there are thousands of mods available on the internet.

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The only major difference Between a PC and Steam Deck modding for GTA 5 is modifying the launch files.

There is a different process for different kinds of mods, Just read the readme file for the particular mod to get more information about the installation.

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