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Steam Play Proton 5.0-6 is out to help DOOM Eternal, Rockstar Launcher and more on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
After a short Beta period to help find issues, today Valve / CodeWeavers have release the latest version of Steam Play Proton.

Valve and CodeWeavers now offering test builds of Proton before release with Proton 5.0-6 RC1 up

By Liam Dawe,
Looks like Valve and CodeWeavers are switching up how Proton is released, with a series of test builds now being provided before a new stable release in the hopes of seeing fewer issues.

New SteamVR Beta has some essential Half-Life: Alyx fixes for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
While Half-Life: Alyx isn't on Linux (yet—it's coming), Valve are still trying to get it working as good as possible with Steam Play Proton and a new update for SteamVR is up.

Steam Play Proton 5.0-5 is out with updated OpenVR, Vulkan and fixes

By Liam Dawe,
Valve published Proton 5.0-5 for Steam Play which includes some helpful additions and bug fixes, should help you play those Windows-only games while quarantined.

New Steam Client Beta up with Linux updates, Valve prepping Proton 5.0-5

By Liam Dawe,
Valve have released a new Steam Client Beta which pulls in a couple of Linux improvements and they appear to be preparing a new Proton version with a tweak for Half-Life: Alyx.

Proton GE 5.4 released for Steam Play on Linux with Warframe gamepad fixes

By Liam Dawe,
Proton GE, the custom-built fork of Proton for Steam Play that adds in numerous extra tweaks and fixes has another release now available.

Steam Play Proton 5.0-4 is up fixing Origin, GTA V, Denuvo and more

By Liam Dawe,
Another new release of Steam Play's Proton software is up and while small in number of changes, it's quite a mighty update overall.

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary single-player works fine on Linux with Steam Play Proton

By Liam Dawe,
Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary on Linux? Yes. It just today released on Steam, and thanks to Proton with Steam Play you can play this first-person shooter on Linux easily.

Proton 5.0-3 for Steam Play released, Direct3D 12 support for Metro Exodus

By Liam Dawe,
Another small release in terms of noted changes but still an interested one, with today seeing Proton 5.0-3 for Steam Play being made available.

Steam Play Proton is correctly tracking Linux sales, a statement from Valve

By Liam Dawe,
Recently we put up an article highlighting a possible issue with how Valve were counting Steam Play Proton sales, here's a full correction and more information.

A note on using Steam Play Proton and counting the sales for Linux (updated)

By Liam Dawe,
Back in August 2018, Valve announced their new Steam Play feature with the Proton software in the Linux Steam client to play Windows-only Steam games on Linux. A little note about what platform is counted for sales.

Proton 5.0 for Steam Play released - it's a huge update (updated)

By Liam Dawe,
CodeWeavers and Valve today released the big one many have been waiting for! Proton 5.0 for Steam Play is now live.

Proton GE has a fresh new build out with lots of updates and special fixes

By Liam Dawe,
Proton GE, the unofficial build of Proton mainly for use with Steam Play (but you can use it outside Steam too - like with Lutris) has a big new release out with Proton 5.0 GE 1.

Boxtron, the Steam Play tool to run games through a native DOSBox on Linux has a new release

By Liam Dawe,
Boxtron is another awesome Steam Play tool! Covered here a few times now, like Proton it enables you to play games on Linux that don't have a Linux build setup on Steam only this is for DOSBox games.

Steam Play Proton 4.11-12 is out

By Liam Dawe,
The first Steam Play Proton release of 2020 is now available with 4.11-12 which is mainly a cleanup.

CodeWeavers still looking to hire more Graphics Developers

By Liam Dawe,
Do you have strong C language skills and good experience with OpenGL, DirectX and Vulkan? CodeWeavers are still looking to hire Graphics Developers.

Thanks to Proton, you can have 'A Date in the Park' in this intriguing free short adventure; some thoughts

By -Daniel-Palacio-,
A Date in the Park is a lightweight point and click adventure that will take you approximately one hour to solve. It was actually released more than five years ago, but thanks to Proton 4.11, it is now possible to enjoy it on Linux -almost- without any problems.

Steam Play Proton gets turned up to 11 in the latest update

By Liam Dawe,
Steam Play Proton has been updated once again, dealing with a mouse issue from the last update and other improvements.

Steam Play Proton 4.11-10 out, mouse handling improvements and Halo: The Master Chief Collection works

By Liam Dawe,
A brand new update to Steam Play Proton has arrived ahead of the weekend with Proton 4.11-10, giving out of the box play for Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

It's already possible to play Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Linux with Steam Play

By Liam Dawe,
I will admit I am truly surprised at how quickly people managed to find a way to run Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Linux with Steam Play.
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