The poker roguelike. Balatro is a hypnotically satisfying deckbuilder where you play illegal poker hands, discover game-changing jokers, and trigger adrenaline-pumping, outrageous combos.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (8,517) - 96% of the 8,517 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (28,351) - 97% of the 28,351 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Feb 20, 2024
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“This is an absolute triumph, the reason Valve should rename their handheld 'the Balatro machine”
91 – PC Gamer

“Balatro is one of the best deck-building roguelikes I have ever played.”
10 – Xbox Era

“Balatro is an addictively delicious, menacing creation which devours hours without mercy.”
5 Stars – ScreenRant

About This Game

Balatro is a poker-inspired roguelike deck builder all about creating powerful synergies and winning big.




Combine valid poker hands with unique Joker cards in order to create varied synergies and builds. Earn enough chips to beat devious blinds, all while uncovering hidden bonus hands and decks as you progress. You’re going to need every edge you can get in order to reach the boss blind, beat the final ante and secure victory.

  • The definitive poker roguelike experience.
  • Endless possibilities - every pick-up, discard and joker can dramatically alter the course of your run.
  • In-depth campaign mode complete with 8 difficulties, as well as challenge, daily and seeded runs.






Deftly deploy an array of potent tools: different Decks, Jokers, Tarot cards, Planet cards, Spectral cards, and Vouchers. Use these versatile instruments to ignite a combo frenzy and turbocharge your poker hands, crafting electrifying, adrenaline-fueled synergies.

  • 150 Jokers, each with their own unique abilities
  • 15 Decks with distinct modifiers to choose from for each run
  • 5 potential variants of each Joker which add further abilities
  • 22 Tarot cards variants that can enhance your regular playing cards
  • 11 Planet cards that help level up your possible poker hands
  • 32 Voucher cards to help provide permanent buffs for your current run






Immerse yourself in Balatro’s distinctive psychedelic world. Let the synthwave soundtrack wash over you - wind down, escape the daily grind and prepare to enter the ultimate roguelike flow state.

  • Improve your collection and discover new cards and secrets with every single run.
  • Make use of the in-depth stats screen to study your best hands, most used Jokers, and more!
  • Immerse yourself in the CRT fuzz and enjoy detailed, hand-crafted pixel art.





System Requirements

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    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 7, 8, 10, 11 x64
    • Processor: Intel Core i3
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.1 compatible graphics card, integrated graphics
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.
    Minimum:
    • OS: macOS 11 (Big Sur) or later
    • Processor: Any Intel or Apple Silicon processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 4 GB RAM
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    Recommended:

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