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Valve updates the Steam Linux Container Runtime for Proton 5.13, helps tools like MangoHud

By Liam Dawe,
With the Steam Play Proton 5.13 compatibility tool being a major upgrade, along with it now using the Steam Linux Container Runtime, it did come with some annoying issues that they're now trying to solve.

Collabora put up their patches for Linux Kernel work to help Windows games on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Collabora, one of the companies working under contract for Valve to help improve Windows game emulation on Linux with the likes of Wine have now sent in some patches to the Linux Kernel mailing list for discussion.

Steam Play Proton 5.13-2 compatibility layer is out now with improved Direct3D 12 support

By Liam Dawe,
The Proton compatibility layer used with Steam Play on Linux has a brand new release out with Proton 5.13-2.

Steam Play Proton 5.13 gets a Release Candidate, Valve working on new Vulkan extension

By Liam Dawe,
Two pieces of Valve news to cover this Tuesday morning including new updates to Steam Play Proton and an upcoming Vulkan extension to help deal with other APIs and porting.

Collabora expect their Linux Kernel work for Windows game emulation in Kernel 5.11

By Liam Dawe,
Collabora have been doing presentations during the Open Source Summit, with one particular talk from Gabriel Krisman Bertazi on the "State of Linux Gaming" being quite interesting. Plus Collabora are hiring.

Steam Play Proton 5.13-1 Linux compatibility layer up and ready for testing

By Liam Dawe,
Valve has released Proton 5.13-1 for testing, this compatibility layer for Steam Play brings with it many advancements for getting more Windows games working on Linux.

The Steam Play Proton compatibility layer turns two years old

By Liam Dawe,
Two years ago to the date, Valve Software made an announcement that would change Linux gaming on Steam: that announcement was the new version of Steam Play with the Proton compatibility layer.

Cult classic Beneath a Steel Sky is finally available free on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
It's hard to believe that until now, Beneath a Steel Sky wasn't available on Steam. With the launch of the sequel Beyond a Steel Sky recently, Revolution Software decided to fix that.

It's now easier than ever to play STAR WARS: The Old Republic on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
With EA continuing to dump their older games onto Steam, the popular MMO STAR WARS: The Old Republic is now available thanks to Steam Play Proton it's easier than ever to play it on Linux.

Worms Armageddon gets a 21 year update, should work better with Wine and Proton

By Liam Dawe,
The classic Team17 game Worms Armageddon, originally released in 1999 and to this day remains very popular recently turned 21 and a big anniversary update is out - it's even nice news for Linux gamers.

Halo 3 and Halo Reach may need this audio fix on Linux with Steam Play Proton

By Liam Dawe,
With the Halo: The Master Chief Collection expanding thanks to the PC release of Halo 3, it came with some upgrades that for some has broken audio - here's a solution.

DirectX 12 exclusive DEATH STRANDING runs on Linux with Proton 5.0-10

By Liam Dawe,
Not long after the official PC release, the DirectX 12 exclusive DEATH STRANDING is now playable on Linux with the Steam Play Proton compatibility layer.

Gig economy firefighter parody 'Embr' has a new game mode

By Liam Dawe,
Embr, a game that pokes fun at the rise of the gig economy by letting anyone tackle fires adds a whole new game mode.

NVIDIA open sourced part of NVAPI SDK to aid 'Windows emulation environments'

By Liam Dawe,
NVIDIA sneakily put out a little open source release recently, with a part of the NVAPI SDK now under the MIT license.

Wine (so Proton eventually) takes another step towards Easy Anti-Cheat working

By Liam Dawe,
Recently we highlighted the ongoing unofficial work to get Easy Anti-Cheat working in Wine (so Steam Play Proton then too) and it appears another major step has been achieved.
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