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More weekend goodies from Valve have arrived! Proton 7.0-6 is officially out now, fixing up many bugs like with the EA App and Ubisoft Connect. Pulling over a bunch of changes from Proton Experimental, this is a smaller release mainly aimed at fixing up issues across a bunch of games that appeared over the last few months.

Here's a quick video overview with the full changelog below:

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The full list of changes are:

  • Now playable:
    • Gotham Knights
    • UNCHARTED: Legacy of Thieves Collection
    • Heroes of the Dark
    • Super Arcade Racing
    • Crazy Machines 3
    • King under the Mountain
    • NinNinDays2
    • 雀姬 (Mahjong ladies)
  • Fix Ubisoft Connect launcher failure caused by launcher update.
  • Fix Septerra Core hanging on redistributables installation.
  • Fix Persona 5 Royal crashing when creating game save data.
  • Fix Vampire Survivors intermittent error message.
  • Fix Super House of Dead Ninjas, Enemy Mind, and Out There Somewhere frame hitching every few seconds.
  • Fix Zeepkist freezing when using controller.
  • Fix Overcooked! All You Can Eat being unable to add a second controller-using player.
  • Fix Quake III: Arena and Quake III: Team Arena displaying weird texture over the menu.
  • Fix the new EA launcher displaying a blank window.
  • Fix Marvel Snap not being able connect to online services.
  • Fix Microsoft Flight Simulator crashing during longer flights.
  • Fix Microsoft Flight Simulator not displaying live traffic.
  • Fix Microsoft Flight Simulator not starting after a recent game update.
  • Fix Microsoft Flight Simulator crashing when starting next to big cities.
  • Fix Sackboy: A Big Adventure failing to start the first time it's launched.
  • Fix Spyro Reignited Trilogy playing intro video in a wrong language.
  • Fix Jurassic World Evolution 2 bad performance with recent Proton versions.
  • Fix multiple monitor support in Project Cars 2 and Project Cars 3.
  • Fix Korean not being rendered correctly in Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII launcher.
  • Fix multiple languages not rendering correctly in Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion.
  • Fix Lost Lands: Dark Overlord, Lost Lands: Dark Lord, Lost Lands: Redemption, and Haunted Hotel: Silent Waters Collector's Edition crashing when trying to set a wallpaper.
  • Fix video playback regression with Chronos: Before the Ashes.
  • Improve video playback with OUTRIDERS and ToGather: Island.
  • Update wine-mono to 7.4.0.
  • Update dxvk-nvapi to v0.6.

All changes can be seen on the official Valve Proton GitHub page.

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Pengling Feb 3
Quotefixing up many bugs like the EA App and Ubisoft Connect
I like how these launchers are correctly categorised as bugs.
Liam Dawe Feb 3
*hey Siri, what's a freudian slip?*
Fixing the Ubisoft launcher also made Trackmania (the one that released yesterday on Steam) playable

Last edited by CruelAngel on 3 February 2023 at 11:04 pm UTC
proton just keeps getting better. :)
Quoting: Liam Dawe*hey Siri, what's a freudian slip?*
I will always support journalists with integrity. Please, have a coffee at my expense!
mylka Feb 4
Crazy Machines 3 still broken for ne. crashes shortly after i she the main menu
Woohoo, more language and Japanese games fixes! Always make me so happy to see them, seems like there's been a lot of work on that since Proton 7.0. Hopefully that keeps up for Proton 8.0 because Japanese games a toooon of weird quirks.
Anno 1800 is still refusing to work. At least on Proton Experimental Ubisoft Connect fails to "initialize". Going to offlinemode is also impossible. The game worked well but one of the updates to Ubisoft Connect broke it several weeks ago.
Pengling Feb 4
Quoting: fenglengshunWoohoo, more language and Japanese games fixes! Always make me so happy to see them, seems like there's been a lot of work on that since Proton 7.0. Hopefully that keeps up for Proton 8.0 because Japanese games a toooon of weird quirks.
I'd guess that the launch of the Steam Deck in parts of Asia is playing into this, so I imagine it'll just keep on rolling, now.
Grogan Feb 4
It feels kind of anticlimactic now when Valve releases a new Proton. We've all had to use Experimental, Experimental Bleeding, Hotfix or third party compatibility tools like TKG and GE's, but yay... Proton 7.0-6 :-)
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