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Proton Experimental fixes up Red Dead Redemption 2, gets more games working

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Recently Red Dead Redemption 2 had a big update which amongst other things, added in FidelityX Super Resolution (FSR) 2.0. Sadly, it broke it on Linux and Steam Deck but Valve already have a fix out but you need to pick it manually for now.

Valve updated Proton Experimental with the fix needed to get it working again, showing how they're clearly paying attention to some of the bigger games.

Additionally the September 7th update of Proton Experimental also got these games working:

  • Deathsmiles II
  • Primal Carnage: Extinction

Note: for Proton Experimental on Desktop Linux, you now need at least Mesa 22 / Nvidia drivers 510.47 or newer. Changelog available here.

Here's a quick run over the changes and a quick-look at Red Dead Redemption 2 running again on Steam Deck:

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dorron 9 Sep, 2022
Quoting: ColorblindmonkWell, experimental attempts to fix RDR2. The game's still practically unplayable unless you only plan on playing the game in 30 minute intervals.

Was playing chapter 4 when i received the update. Now it launches with proton experimental, but can confirm the game breaks after 30 minutes or so...
slaapliedje 10 Sep, 2022
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Quoting: Whitewolfe80
Quoting: slaapliedjeThis just reminds me that I really should start playing Red Dead Redemption 2... but I also have Cyberpunk to play...

Goods news you miss nothing by not playing cyberpunk
Fairly certain it should be required for me to do so. Just waited for more fixes to be released. Huge fan of the Cyberpunk Genre, and it is one poorly represented in video games.
undeadbydawn 11 Sep, 2022
A new GE has just landed with reported RDR2 fixes, so may be worth a try.
Purple Library Guy 12 Sep, 2022
Quoting: undeadbydawnA new GE has just landed with reported RDR2 fixes, so may be worth a try.
Every time this acronym pops up I see R2D2.
undeadbydawn 12 Sep, 2022
Quoting: Purple Library Guy
Quoting: undeadbydawnA new GE has just landed with reported RDR2 fixes, so may be worth a try.
Every time this acronym pops up I see R2D2.

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