Proton 7.0-3 has now bumped to 7.0-4. Included in this update are seven newly playable titles:

  • Aquarist - My First Job
  • Trove
  • Chuzzle Deluxe
  • Zuma’s Revenge!
  • Karmaflow The Rock Opera Videogame - Act I & Act II
  • The Rising of the Shield Hero: Relive The Animation
  • Disgaea 5

Quite a number of bugs have been fixed, including game-specific fixes for Elden Ring, Final Fantasy XIV, and Civilization IV:

  • Fix Elden Ring getting stuck on a white screen on first launch.
  • Support automatically bringing up on screen keyboard on Steam Deck in Final Fantasy XIV launcher.
  • Fix Final Fantasy XIV launcher exiting silently when there’s not enough space to download the update.
  • Fix Chrono Trigger, Adventure Pals crashing during cutscenes.
  • Fix The Ball displaying error message on the first launch.
  • Fix video playback in: POSTAL: Brain Damaged, Lost Ember.
  • Fix Hardspace: Shipbreaker failing to connect to online services.
  • Fix Azur Lane: Crosswave hanging on a black screen for some users.
  • Fix Dokyusei Bangin’ Summer showing only flickering black window on desktop.
  • Fix Bloons TD 6 crashing on touch input.
  • Fix Sid Meier’s Civilization IV crashing on world creation.
  • Fix Assassin’s Creed Origins hanging during gameplay after recent game update.
  • Fix Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Zombies and Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Multiplayer crashing after connecting online.
  • Fix graphical glitches in Cossacs 3 on desktop.
  • Fix garbled audio in Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak.
  • Fix Elite Dangerous and other launchers not working properly when cloned displays are present.

Some improvements have been made:

  • Implement Vulkan other process rendering (used by nw.js games).
  • Improve performance of HROT.
  • Improve video playback for many games that previously required targeted hacks.
  • Reduce space used by game prefixes if filesystem supports copy on write.

Finally, DXVK has been updated to 1.10.3, which improves GPU performance for Stray, and vkd3d-proton has been updated to 2.6-1-gc05900da. An update should be available to Proton in your Steam library. See the patch notes on GitHub.

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