Earlier this month Proton 7.0-2 was available as a release candidate. Along with it came several bug fixes and games that are now playable on your Steam Deck. The official release is more or less the same thing as the release candidate, albeit for fixed rudder detection for Microsoft Flight Simulator and fixed video playback for Monster Train, Hardspace: Shipbreaker, Car Mechanic Simulator 2021, and Nine Sols. Here’s the official changelog:

  • Now playable:
    • Atelier Ayesha
    • Devil May Cry HD Collection
    • Dragon Quest Builders 2
    • A Way Out
    • Fall in Labyrinth
    • King of Fighters XIII
    • Montaro
    • ATRI -My Dear Moments-
    • Guilty Gear Isuka
    • INVERSUS Deluxe
    • Metal Slug 2 and 3 and X
    • One Shot and One Shot: Fading Memory
    • Call of Duty Black Ops 3
    • Saint Seiya: Soldiers’ Soul
    • Medieval Dynasty
    • Bright Memory: Infinite
    • Double Dragon Trilogy
    • Baseball Stars 2
    • Elden Ring
  • Fix The Last Campfire not starting on the Steam Deck.
  • Fix STAR WARS Jedi Knight - Jedi Academy not displaying anything on the Steam Deck.
  • Fix Unity games crashing on launch with certain peripherals connected (e.g. Logitech’s Unifying Receiver).
  • Fix Microsoft Flight Simulator crashing after a recent game update.
  • Fix Quake Champions crashing after a recent game update.
  • Fix multiplayer in UNO.
  • Fix some older games including Deus Ex GOTY, Prey 2006, Quake 4 and Chaser having visible banding especially in shadows compared to older Protons.
  • Fix Swords of Legends Online performance regression.
  • Fix video playback in Atelier Meruru, Cook-out, DJMAX RESPECT V, Gloomhaven, Haven, Rust, Rustler, The Complex, TOHU, Monster Train, Hardspace: Shipbreaker, Car Mechanic Simulator 2021, Nine Sols Demo.
  • Fix DiRT Rally 2 and DiRT 4 not being able to connect to the game server.
  • Fix Cyberpunk 2077 crashing with 4.0 audio setups.
  • Fix random hang on exit in Little Nightmares 2.
  • Fix Civilization VI and Chicken Invaders Universe crashing a few minutes into the game.
  • Fix Assassin’s Creed Odyssey displaying unsupported driver warning in the overlay.
  • Fix Persona 4 Golden lacking audio in the cutscenes.
  • Fix low Forza Horizon 5 performance with fsync enabled.
  • Fix Uplay / Ubisoft Connect reliably failing to update with fsync enabled.
  • Fix STAR WARS: Squadrons displaying warning about outdated drivers.
  • Fix Devil May Cry 5 and Capcom Arcade Stadium crashing when scrolling through videos too quickly.
  • Fix GTA V randomly crashing on certain window managers.
  • Fix Teardown randomly crashing.
  • Fix Melty Blood: Type Lumina hanging on the intro video.
  • Fix Arma 3 launcher.
  • Fix VR Chat not handling suspend / resume well.
  • Fix Vampyr and The Beast Inside displaying menus a few pixels wide on Steam Decks.
  • Fix Apex Legends sometimes starting minimized on Steam Decks.
  • Fix Quake Live being unable to connect to multiplayer matches.
  • Fix Killing Floor 2 not connecting to the item server.
  • Fix Xbox login window lagging with updating window’s content.
  • Fix Horizon Zero Dawn running in slowmotion.
  • Fix Age of Chivalry crashing when starting a match.
  • Fix Ride 3 having horizontally squished main menu on the Steam Deck.
  • Fix Chrono Trigger intro video stutter.
  • Fix Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition crash on resolution or vsync change.
  • Update dxvk to v1.10.1.
  • Update vkd3d-proton to v2.6.
  • Update dxvk-nvapi to v0.5.3

Wow. Talk about a massive update!

Note that if you were using the RC, you should now revert to “None” from the Betas tab from Proton’s properties menu. Now just download the update and Proton 7.0-1 should now be Proton 7.0-2.

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