A massive update is now out for the stable version of Proton 8.0. 16 new titles are playable with Proton 8.0.3:

  • Propnight
  • Combat Mission: Battle for Normandy
  • Bloodrayne Terminal Cut 1/2
  • Breakout 13
  • Murasaki Tsurugi
  • PooShooter: Toilet Invaders
  • Purgo Box
  • Olympia Rising
  • Summoners War: Chronicles
  • Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint
  • Minecraft Legends
  • Company of Heroes: Battle of Crete
  • STRANGER OF PARADISE FINAL FANTASY ORIGIN
  • Gunfire: Reborn
  • Super Bomberman R
  • StreetStep: 21st Century Basketball

There are over three dozen bug fixes for things like the EA Launcher, Battle.Net, Ubisoft Connect, Proton 8.0 regressions, and game-specific changes:

  • Fixed Battle.net not starting.
  • Fixed EA launcher crashing.
  • Fixed Ubisoft Connect intermittently having an invisible window.
  • Fixed scroll bar in Final Fantasy XIV Online launcher.
  • Fixed EOS error message with Returnal and other EOS games.
  • Fixed Creativerse hanging while exiting from a local game.
  • Fixed Call of Duty 2 hanging when loading maps.
  • Fixed New World not starting after a recent game update.
  • Fixed game stutter in Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris.
  • Fixed Last Labyrinth displaying only a black screen on the Steam Deck.
  • Fixed Creativerse not being able to connect to a local game with a VPN connection active.
  • Fixed The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing not rendering text in Polish correctly.
  • Fixed game looking dark and improved performance with Nosferatu: The Wrath of Malachi.
  • Fixed DXVK HUD not showing the correct git revision used.
  • Fixed various memory leaks during video playback that were affecting Street Fighter 6.
  • Fixed Tales of Berseria suffering from screen tearing with vsync turned on while in fullscreen / borderless.
  • Fixed Red Dead Redemption 2 taking long time to exit with Alt+F4.
  • Fixed multiple Unity titles flickering on the Steam Deck when switching display window options.
  • Fixed The Elder Scrolls Online wrongly claiming not enough space.
  • Fixed The Elder Scrolls Online launcher showing blank window.
  • Fixed Madballs in Babo: Invasion claiming the game wasn’t purchased.
  • Fixed PlanetSide 2 launcher.
  • Fixed various Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty issues around video playback.
  • Fixed video playback in Nioh: Complete Edition.
  • Fixed Pentiment not being playable on desktop.
  • Fixed Grounded not being playable on desktop.
  • Fixed Witcher 3 launcher rendering issues.
  • Fixed Call of Duty: Black Ops III graphical glitches when loading Hex Tower.
  • Fixed video playback speed issues in METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN.
  • Fixed Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut hanging on exit.
  • Fixed connection error at the end of Chapter 2 in Life is Strange Remastered.
  • Fixed rendering issues in Uru: Complete Chronicles on Steam Deck.
  • Fixed Richman: Classic not starting in OpenGL mode.
  • several regressions from Proton 8.0 have been fixed

NVAPI has been enabled for the following titles:

  • Chernobylite Enhanced Edition
  • Dead Space (Remake)
  • Forspoken
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Hi-Fi Rush
  • Marvel’s Avengers
  • Monster Hunter Rise
  • Need For Speed Unbound
  • Nioh 2
  • Propnight
  • Redfall
  • Returnal
  • Sackboy: A Big Adventure
  • SCP: 5K
  • Scum
  • The Last Of Us Part I
  • Watch Dogs Legion

There’s also improved video playback in Roboquest, improved load times with Final Fantasy VIII, and improved cutscene desync in Immortals Fenyx Rising. Finally, DXVK, DXVK-NVAPI, and VKD3D-Proton have been updated (2.2-x, 0.6.x, and 2.9-x respectively).

See the patch notes on GitHub. An update should be available in your Steam library for Proton 8.0; update it to use Proton 8.0.3.

Cover image credit: Mojang Studios/Xbox Game Studios

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