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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.

With EA back on Steam, you can play Titanfall 2 on Linux with Steam Play

By Liam Dawe,
Now that EA have decided to cosy up with Valve once again, their games have been pouring onto Steam and that means certain games like Titanfall 2 are easy to get going on Linux.

An update on Easy Anti-Cheat support for Wine and Proton

By Liam Dawe,
Currently, the Wine and Proton compatibility layers for Linux don't work with Easy Anti-Cheat and we have something of an update on the status for you.

Linux Kernel patch sent in for comments to help gaming

By Liam Dawe,
Collabora have sent in a fresh patch for discussion to the Linux Kernel list to help Linux gaming, acting as a follow-up to their previous attempt.

There's now a Proton build for running Red Dead Redemption 2 on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Currently with the Steam Play Proton Linux compatibility layer, Red Dead Redemption 2 isn't playable but a new testing build provided by a CodeWeavers developer sounds promising.

Steam Play Proton 5.0-8 has released (update: 5.0-9 too)

By Liam Dawe,
After a public testing period of only a few days, Valve has already pushed out Steam Play Proton 5.0-8 pulling in plenty of upgrades and fixes for the compatibility layer.

Steam Play Proton 5.0-8 has a Release Candidate up for testing

By Liam Dawe,
Today, CodeWeavers developer Andrew Eikum put up a first Release Candidate for Steam Play Proton 5.0-8.
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