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Steam Play Proton 6.3-3 is out now with Origin Overlay working, vkd3d-proton v2.3.1

By Liam Dawe,
Ready for another fun week testing out more games? Valve have you covered with the latest update to Proton.

VKD3D-Proton 2.3.1 rolls out along with a quick-fix to Proton Experimental

By Liam Dawe,
Valve contractors and CodeWeavers continue tweaking VKD3D-Proton for Direct3D 12 over Vulkan with another fresh update out now, and a small update to add it into Proton Experimental.

Proton Experimental gets upgraded, Forza Horizon 4 playable and Origin Overlay works

By Liam Dawe,
Valve and their partners CodeWeavers have upgraded Proton Experimental, the special testing version of Proton where the latest special updates come in with some big stuff.

Direct3D 12 to Vulkan layer VKD3D-Proton 2.3 is out with early DirectX Raytracing support

By Liam Dawe,
Even more progress towards having a layer that will translate Direct3D 12 nicely over to Vulkan, as the VKD3D-Proton project just had a fresh release out.

Steam Play Proton 6.3 is out now plus a Proton Experimental update (updated)

By Liam Dawe,
Ready for a long weekend testing out the latest Steam Play Proton compatibility layer? Good news! Valve announced the release of Proton 6.3-1 along with a Proton Experimental update. UPDATED: 07/04/21.

VKD3D-Proton works towards Ray Tracing, new small Proton Experimental build up

By Liam Dawe,
For those of you with a graphics card capable of Ray Tracing who use the Steam Play Proton compatibility layer we have some good news coming for you.

Another Proton Experimental update is out improving VR and controllers

By Liam Dawe,
Proton Experimental is the extra special testing area where new fixes and features enter the Steam Play Proton compatibility layer before going out to everyone and there's a new update out.

Direct3D 12 to Vulkan translation lib VKD3D-Proton 2.2 is out, prepares DirectX Raytracing

By Liam Dawe,
We just recently had the DXVK 1.8 release for Direct3D 9/10/11 to Vulkan and now we also have the VKD3D-Proton 2.2 release landing as well.

Steam Play Proton 5.13-6 is now officially out

By Liam Dawe,
After a rather short testing period with the release candidates only being announced a few days ago, Valve has now pushed out the official release of Steam Play Proton 5.13-6.

Catch up on Collabora's work in the Linux Kernel for futex2 to help Wine & Proton

By Liam Dawe,
There's so much going on when it comes to Linux gaming it can be hard to keep up with it all, especially with many different companies getting involved. Collabora is one that has contracts with Valve and they have a refresher up on some of the work they're doing.

Steam Play Proton has a new build up needing testing with a 5.13-6 RC

By Liam Dawe,
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.

Try out Luxtorpeda, a Steam Play tool to run games in native game engines

By Liam Dawe,
There's quite a few games available on Steam that either don't support Linux, or do support Linux but like the Windows release there's a better way to run it perhaps with an open source game engine. Luxtorpeda will help with that.

VKD3D-Proton begins work to support DirectX Raytracing on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
There's a few mountains that Steam Play Proton still needs to climb over the next few years, to enable more Windows games and more features in those games to work under Linux. One big one is at least in progress.

Steamworks gets Denuvo Anti-Cheat, here's what Irdeto say about Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
Irdeto, the company behind Denuvo and the newer Denuvo Anti-Cheat have announced that developers on Steam can now get direct anti-cheat integration through Steamworks. Here's what they said about working with Linux.

Proton 5.13-5 is now up bringing in some of the experimental changes

By Liam Dawe,
The Proton compatibility layer for running Windows games on Steam for Linux has levelled up some more with the latest Proton 5.13-5 now available to everyone.

Proton Experimental gets Microsoft Flight Simulator VR working on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
A fresh update to Proton Experimental has gone live, the special version of the Proton compatibility layer where all the latest features appear first. Seems like quite a big one, especially if you have a VR kit.

Valve tweaks Proton Experimental further to get Red Dead Online running on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Proton Experimental is the new testing area where Valve and their partner CodeWeavers continue rolling out extra fixes and improvements to the Proton translation layer for Steam Play.

Valve continues tweaking the new 'Proton Experimental' for Cyberpunk 2077

By Liam Dawe,
With Cyberpunk 2077 being the hot new thing in gaming, Valve and CodeWeavers are trying to ensure it can run nicely through the Steam Play Proton compatibility layer since it doesn't support Linux directly.

Direct3D 12 to Vulkan translation layer VKD3D-Proton version 2.1 is out

By Liam Dawe,
With more titles out and planned to release that will use DirectX 12, the VKD3D-Proton translation layer is another essential bit of open source tech and a new release is out now.

Valve puts up Proton 5.13-4 to get Cyberpunk 2077 working on Linux for AMD GPUs

By Liam Dawe,
Two bits of major news to cover for the Steam Play Proton compatibility layer, with some exciting major changes coming in with updates.
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