Massive update with over two months’ worth of changes!
5 bug fixes as well.
Proton 8.0-1 Released, Adds Compatibility to Dozens of New Titles, Improves Sleep/Resume Functionality on Deck
Plus 17 bug fixes!
Proton 7.0-6 Adds Compatibility to Eight New Titles, Including Gotham Knights and Uncharted Collection, Fixes Ubisoft Connect Launcher Failure
This, plus 22 bugs fixes and improved video playback with a few titles.
Proton 7.0-6 Now Available as Proton Next, Fixes Video Playback with Chronos: Before the Ashes, Improves Video Playback with OUTRIDERS and ToGather:Island
The day Proton Experimental got updated, was also the day Proton 7.0-6 graduated from release candidate to Proton Next. The changes are almost exactly the same as the release candidate. As a reminder, playable titles include: Gotham Knights UNCHARTED: Legacy of Thieves Collection Wargame: Red Dragon Heroes of the Dark Super Arcade Racing Crazy Machines 3 NinNinDays2 雀姬 (Mahjong ladies) Bug fixes are as follows: fix Microsoft Flight Simulator: crashing during longer flights not displaying live traffic not starting after a recent game update crashing when starting next to big cities fix being unable to log in to Xbox Live from Main Menu in As Dusk Falls fix Septerra Core hanging on redistributables installation fix Super House of Dead Ninjas, Enemy Mind, and Out There Somewhere frame hitching every few seconds fix on-screen keyboard popping up every time when starting A Plague Tale: Requiem on the Steam Deck fix Zeepkist freezing when using controller fix Overcooked!
Congratulations to Valve, and especially CodeWeavers, who have tirelessly put forth the effort to make gaming on Linux and the Steam Deck easier and easier as the weeks and months go by. Proton 7.0-5 went from being a release candidate back in October, to Proton Next a month later, and now we’ve hit the stable release. What’s changed since Proton Next? Well, nothing, really. All of the same games are playable.
Valve developer Pierre-Loup Griffais mentioned on Twitter that the company has introduced a “new Proton flavor,” which is known as Proton Next. This will be available “whenever there is a new major stable update of Proton to test.” With this new “flavor,” Proton 7.0-5 is now available for testing. The following titles are now playable with this release: Rift Unravel 2 Airborne Kingdom Nancy Drew: Legend of the Crystal Skull Re-Volt Aspire: Ina’s Tale Battle Realms: Zen Edition Deathsmiles II Primal Carnage: Extinction Pico Park Classic Edition Six Ages: Ride Like the Wind Darkstar One Indiana Jones and the Emperor Tomb Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition Fixes are as follows:
Proton 7.0-5 Now Available for Testing, Adds Compatibility for 15 New Titles Including Rift, Re-Volt, and Warhammer: Vermintide 2
Proton 7.0-5 is now available as a release candidate. Included in this update are 15 newly playable titles: Rift Unravel 2 Airborne Kingdom ToGather:Island Nancy Drew: Legend of the Crystal Skull Re-Volt Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Aspire: Ina’s Tale Battle Realms: Zen Edition Deathsmiles II Primal Carnage: Extinction Pico Park Classic Edition Six Ages: Ride Like the Wind Darkstar One Indiana Jones and the Emperor’s Tomb Several bugs have been fixed:
I’m noticing a trend where each new release of Proton adds several new games and bug fixes. Shortly following the update to Proton Experimental earlier today, we now have the official release of Proton 7.0-3. Newly playable titles with this release include: Age of Chivalry Beneath a Steel Sky Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamer Edition Cities XXL Cladun X2 Cursed Armor Flanarion Tactics Gary Grigsby’s War in the East Gary Grigsby’s War in the West Iragon: Prologue MechWarrior Online Small Radios Big Televisions Split/Second Star Wars Episode I Racer Stranger of Sword City Revisited Succubus x Saint V Rising Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide We Were Here Forever Bug fixes include:
Proton Experimental has been updated since yesterday and adds bug fixes for several games, including Final Fantasy XIV and Mortal Kombat Komplete. Changes include: Fix S&box not finding any games to join. Fix The Legend of Heroes: Zero no Kiseki Kai failing to start. Fix Cladun X2 displaying textures incorrectly on AMD GPUs. Fix We Were Here Forever hanging on exit. Fix Split/Second freezing on keyboard input. Fix LAN multiplayer in Split/Second.