Weekly News Recap (Steam Deck Needs a Flagship Title, GE-Proton Hotfix Flurry, Valve Copy/Pasting Patch Notes)

Weekly News Recap (Steam Deck Needs a Flagship Title, GE-Proton Hotfix Flurry, Valve Copy/Pasting Patch Notes)
Here’s your weekly news cap for January 14-20th.
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Weekly News Recap (Kodi Steam Deck Support, Pangolin by System76, Fedora/Vanilla OS)

Weekly News Recap (Kodi Steam Deck Support, Pangolin by System76, Fedora/Vanilla OS)
Steam Deck Wednesday’s Deck client beta update adds rollup of gifts in the quick access menu and groups commands if they’re attached to the same controller input Thursday’s Deck client beta update fixes opting into game beta branches and fixes patch notes on Downloads page Decky Loader gets updated; the homebrew plugin launcher can now be installed simply by pressing the “Download” button on the GitHub page Dolphin emulator gets Deck performance improvements be careful where you buy your Deck!
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Weekly News Recap (HDR on Deck, RTX 4070 Ti, Ray Tracing on AMD)

Weekly News Recap (HDR on Deck, RTX 4070 Ti, Ray Tracing on AMD)
Steam Deck Thursday’s Deck client update fixes reboot loop on broken Steam install, controller settings for non-Steam games can now be modified News looks like we’re finally starting to see initial support for HDR on desktop and Deck. Red Hat is putting together a hackfest to accelerate the development NVIDIA launches the rebranded RTX 4070 Ti “exciting times” for Vulkan video ray tracing for AMD is getting closer Fraymakers launches in Steam early access on the 18th RPCS3 (PS3 emulator) – “every PS3 game at the very least boots and shows image output” Mesa 23 will get reduced CPU overhead on RADV Software Updates Proton Experimental 01.
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Weekly News Recap (Bricked Steam Deck Tips, Steam Replay, Best Steam Games of 2022)

Weekly News Recap (Bricked Steam Deck Tips, Steam Replay, Best Steam Games of 2022)
Steam Deck planning on going somewhere without Internet? Here’s a few tips so you can avoid unexpected updates be careful where you buy your MicroSD card; it might be a fake I have an updated guide for modding Sonic Frontiers SteamOS 3.4.5 (preview) fixes update loop when doing factory reset and fixes focus issue with Forza Horizon 5 the Deck doesn’t need exclusives beware of scam Deck and Steam account stores Software Updates Cemu 2.
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Weekly News Recap (Ubuntu Dev Interview, 7,000 Verified/Playable Deck Titles, Manjaro’s Mask)

Weekly News Recap (Ubuntu Dev Interview, 7,000 Verified/Playable Deck Titles, Manjaro's Mask)
Steam Deck SteamOS 3.4 shipped to stable Tuesday’s beta Deck client update adds search tab to controller profile configuration, adds a few additional fixes JSAUX announces the ModCase – versatile utility for adding and removing accessories to your Deck. They’re also selling a transparent back plate we’ve hit 7k verified/playable titles seems like everyone and their brother sees the Deck as their hardware of the year. I guess you could also say the Deck has finally put the “Year of the Linux Desktop” joke to an end News Steam Winter sale is live from now until January 5th NVIDIA to shut down GameStream in February Epic Games to pay $520 million for “privacy violations and unwanted charges” Intel to work on a new Xe graphics driver AMD to improve “the Linux experience” when running new GPUs without proper driver support SerpentOS releases its first public ISO Guides you can play Sonic Adventure 2 in HD Interviews did an interview with an Ubuntu kernel developer.
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Weekly News Recap (Steam in Tesla, The Verge Interview with Valve, Slippi Ranked)

Weekly News Recap (Steam in Tesla, The Verge Interview with Valve, Slippi Ranked)
Steam Deck The Verge did an interesting interview with Pierre-Loup Griffais and Lawrence Yang regarding Steam Deck 2, Steam Controller 2, and their thoughts on the 6800U Crisis Core remake works great Tuesday’s client update (beta) fixes OSK on game exit and adds support for the Armor-X Pro attachment Wednesday’s client update (beta) adds better UI scaling at higher resolutions and adds Xbox Elite/Switch Pro layout preview pages Thursday’s client update (beta) fixes gamepad focus issue on the Steam store, adds minor fixes to login UI layout SteamOS 3.
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Weekly News Recap (Clone Hero, Game Awards 2022, Launch Heavy)

Weekly News Recap (Clone Hero, Game Awards 2022, Launch Heavy)
Steam Deck Thursday’s Deck client update (beta) fixes the “exiting forever” state and allows user to use a default option when launching a game Friday’s Deck client update (beta) fixes DLC on hover, properly enables gyro for Switch gamepads got a nice bag by WaterField Designs, but it’s terribly expensive increase performance with CryoUtilities GOL has a guide on how to fix Grounded Native Games Earth of Oryn, an upcoming strategy game, looks like it will get native Linux support when it hits the $40k goal on Kickstarter Hardware System76 has the Launch Heavy should you need a fully customizable keyboard.
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Weekly News Recap (Portal with RTX, ARC A770 Performance, Deck Coming to Asian Markets)

Weekly News Recap (Portal with RTX, ARC A770 Performance, Deck Coming to Asian Markets)
Steam Deck today’s beta client update fixes store payment methods which require pop-up windows for processing not working Friday’s SteamOS preview update adds support for the 8BitDo Ultimate Wireless dongle, adds rumble support to built-in HID-Steam controller driver, and fixes USB crash with certain gamepads Thursday’s stable client update adds tons of bug fixes, and the beta update gets even more Monday’s beta client update adds bug fixes looking to mod Sonic Frontiers?
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Weekly News Recap (Aggressive Nintendo, Proton Next, Fan Controller Monitor)

Weekly News Recap (Aggressive Nintendo, Proton Next, Fan Controller Monitor)
Steam Deck Monday’s client beta fixes remote play and adds new gyro activation options evidently Crysis 2 and 3 Remastered are working great on Deck if you want to play local or online multiplayer with Nintendo Switch emulation on Linux/Steam Deck, here’s a guide News Ubisoft is bringing more of their catalogue over to Steam Steam Autumn sale is live until Tuesday Nintendo issues DMCA takedowns for Switch game artwork on SteamGridDB Garfield Kart - Furious Racing is free to grab over on Fanatical Hardware I took a look at the Thelio desktop (i5-13600K, RTX 3060) Thelio desktop gets customizable accent getting a customized GameCube controller in the next few days…powered by open-source firmware.
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Weekly News Recap (Portal DXVK 2.0 Update, Unreal Engine 5.1, DS4 Getting Some Love)

Weekly News Recap (Portal DXVK 2.0 Update, Unreal Engine 5.1, DS4 Getting Some Love)
Steam Deck stable client update adds QR code login, updated Big Picture video, and tons of fixes the TDP isn’t accurate I reviewed the JSAUX case – it’s quite nice GOL has a guide on fixing the EA app Hardware Thelio Major gets case redesign with removable I/O backplate and stronger GPU brace might be worth picking up an Intel Optane SSD while they’re in stock DS4 getting official support with kernel 6.
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