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Proton 6.14 GE-2 and Wine 6.14 GE-2 are out, easily update Proton GE with ProtonUp

By Liam Dawe,
Multiple updates to community-built versions of Proton and Wine, along with a very interesting bit of software to help you upgrade Proton GE called ProtonUp.

Proton Experimental updated for Microsoft Flight Simulator, Origin fixes

By Liam Dawe,
Here we go again, ahead of the weekend a fresh version of Proton Experimental has gone live allowing you to test the latest adjustments for playing Windows games on Linux.

Frozenbyte are now telling Linux users to use Proton, even for their older games

By Liam Dawe,
Frozenbyte being the developer behind titles like the Trine series, Shadwen, Has-Been Heroes and the upcoming Starbase talks a little about Proton and future native Linux support.

Garry Newman of Facepunch mentions working with EAC for Rust on Linux with Proton

By Liam Dawe,
Back in 2019, survival game Rust was one of the more high-profile games to remove their native Linux version but it seems they're not done with Linux thanks to the Steam Deck.

Proton 6.13 GE-1 is out now with AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution, Resizable BAR

By Liam Dawe,
Proton GE, the community-made version of Proton with a bunch of enhancements has a new release out with Proton-6.13-GE-1 pulling in a bunch of advanced features and fixes.

DXVK 1.9.1 is out for translating Direct3D 9/10/11 to Vulkan

By Liam Dawe,
The DXVK project continues to mature its translation layer for Direct 3D 9 / 10 / 11 to Vulkan, something that can be used together with Wine and Proton (along with a few ports using it).

Ryan Gordon and Ethan Lee on Proton and the Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
For anyone who has been around Linux gaming for a while, the names Ryan "Icculus" Gordon and Ethan Lee will be well known as developers who port games to Linux and work on the tech behind tons of games.

Proton Experimental gets a small update and fixes Quake Champions crashes

By Liam Dawe,
Ready for some more testing? Valve has updated Proton Experimental once again with some new bits, including solving some crashes with Quake Champions.

Proton Experimental adds VKD3D-Proton 2.4 and some more fixes

By Liam Dawe,
Another smaller update to Proton Experimental has arrived, the special version of Proton where the latest enhancements come in before rolling out to the main Proton builds.

VKD3D-Proton 2.4 is out with performance improvements for Direct3D 12 to Vulkan

By Liam Dawe,
VKD3D-Proton is the project that Valve funds to act as a translation layer between Direct3D 12 to Vulkan for use with Steam Play Proton and a big new release is out.

A busy weekend ahead perhaps? Steam Play Proton 6.3-5 is out now

By Liam Dawe,
Valve announced the latest version of the Steam Play Proton compatibility layer is out now with 6.3-5. Update - 26/06/21: Proton Experimental also saw an update.

NVIDIA to launch DLSS support for Proton on Linux tomorrow (June 22)

By Liam Dawe,
While DLSS has been technically available in the NVIDIA drivers for Linux for some time now, the missing piece was support for Proton which will be landing tomorrow - June 22.

Steam Play Proton 6.3-5 has a first Release Candidate out with lots of changes

By Liam Dawe,
Time for a weekend of testing as the next version of Steam Play Proton is closing in with Proton 6.3-5 having a first Release Candidate now available.

Direct3D 9 / 10 / 11 to Vulkan translation layer DXVK 1.9 is out now

By Liam Dawe,
After a while between major releases, the DXVK project has splashed onto the scene again with a juicy new release ripe for picking with DXVK 1.9 out now.

Proton 6.10 GE is out as a recommended upgrade for users of this community-built version

By Liam Dawe,
Proton GE, the community-built version of Proton has a fresh major upgrade with Proton-6.10-GE-1 out now. This is also a recommended upgrade by the developer.

Valve need more testing of the latest Proton Experimental for input latency improvements

By Liam Dawe,
Recently we highlighted another upgrade of Proton Experimental, the special testing area of Steam Play Proton that pulls in new and advanced features - well it needs a lot more testing.

Proton Experimental prepares for NVIDIA DLSS, optional NVAPI and more game fixes

By Liam Dawe,
Valve and CodeWeavers have released another fresh Proton Experimental build for testing upcoming features of the Proton compatibility layer for Linux gaming with Steam Play.

MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries runs great on Linux with Proton now it's on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries, the first single player MechWarrior game for a long time has jumped from the Epic Store over to Steam and it runs well on Linux.

Days Gone makes with the working on Linux with Proton Experimental

By Liam Dawe,
Proton Experimental does it again! Want to play the new Windows release of the previously PlayStation exclusive Days Gone right on your Linux box? Now you can.

Mass Effect Legendary Edition now playable on Linux with Proton GE

By Liam Dawe,
The big new release of Mass Effect Legendary Edition from BioWare and EA is only supported for Windows on PC, but with Proton GE you should now be able to play it on Linux.
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