Ready for the next release of the Steam Play Proton compatibility layer? Proton 5.13-6 has hit the Release Candidate stage so it's time to give it a run.
If you're not clear on what Proton and Steam Play are, be sure to check out our constantly updated dedicated page. It's a special compatibility layer for running Windows games and apps from Steam on Linux.
What's new and improved in Proton 5.13-6? Here's the currently tentative changelog which might change as it goes through QA:
- Fix No Man's Sky in VR mode
- Fix Cyberpunk 2077 world sound issues
- Fix black screen on focus loss in DOOM Eternal (
and Disgaearemoved in rc3)
- Nioh 2 is now playable
- Fix sound in Dark Sector
- Fix controller support and hotplugging in Yakuza Like a Dragon, Subnautica, DOOM (2016), Virginia
- Better support for PlayStation 5 controllers
- Fix voice chat failure in Deep Rock Galactic
- Fix Need for Speed (2015) hang on launch
- More fixes for game input being active while the Steam overlay is up
How to access it and test? In your Steam Library search for Proton 5.13, then right click on it and go to Properties and then to the Betas tab to select the "next" beta like the below picture. It will not show up as a new version to select in your list of Proton versions as it's a Beta on the 5.13 release.
If you do have new issues you can report it on the official Proton GitHub in this special ticket.