1. Open the Cyclop Menu and search for Steam in the Games category.

  2. Log in to your Steam account, or create one if you don't have it.

  3. Browse for the games you want to install and download them from the Steam Store.

If the game you wish to install is not available natively as a Linux/Steam Play game, you may be able to run it using Steam's built-in Windows game support.

  1. Open Steam and click on the "Steam" menu in the top-left corner of the window → "Settings" → "Steam Play".

  2. In the "Advanced" section, click the checkbox titled "Enable Steam Play for all other titles" and press "OK".

  3. When prompted, press the "Restart Steam" button.

  4. Search for and install your desired game from the Steam Store.


Lutris is a central game manager which allows you to install games from multiple platforms easily: Windows games, GOG, retro emulators, the web, Linux games and more.

  1. Open the Cyclop Menu and search for Lutris in the Games category.

  2. Click on Lutris ,and go to the "community installers" tab. Press the search icon in the top toolbar to find your desired game from the library.

  3. Double-click on your desired game and follow the on-screen instructions to install the game.

  4. After the installation completes, simply double-click on the game from the Lutris home screen to start playing it.

Windows games.

We would recommend installing Windows games using Steam with Steam Play/Proton enabled or Lutris (see above) for improved support.

If this is not possible for your desired game, please follow our instructions on how to install Windows apps & games.

View Windows app installation instructions →