Time for a weekend of testing as the next version of Steam Play Proton is closing in with Proton 6.3-5 having a first Release Candidate now available. Quite a big one too by the looks of it! Don't know what Steam Play and Proton are? Be sure to check out our dedicated page for the full run-down.
How to access? Proton 6.3 has an opt-in Beta branch called "next". Search for Proton in your Steam Library, right click and go to Properties. From there list select Betas on the left and in the drop down box will be the option:
The post detailing it from Andrew Eikum of CodeWeavers shows these Windows builds of games as now being playable with Proton:
- Sid Meier's Civilization VI
- Crypt Stalker
- Dark Devotion
- Far Cry
- Hard Reset
- Hogs of War
- Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes
- Pro Cycling Manager 2020
- Sang Froid - Tales of Werewolves
- Secret of Mana
- Trainz Railroad Simulator 2019
- World of Final Fantasy
Various games should also see improved video rendering including:
- Deep Rock Galactic
- The Medium
- Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
- Resident Evil 2 (2019)
- Resident Evil 3 (2020)
- Team Sonic Racing
Plus DXVK got updated to the recent version 1.9, they've improved GPU device selection (now using DXVK's DXGI by default), vkd3d-proton for Direct3D 12 was updated with the latest code, controller support in Hades and many Unity titles was improved, plus fixes for the launchers of other titles like Conan Exiles, Funcom, CyberPunk 2077 and Darksburg and there's also an audio fix for Project Cars 3.
You can see the full post up on GitHub.