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Valve have pushed out a new Steam Play beta with DXVK 0.80 and more

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As expected, Valve have pushed out an update to Proton for their Steam Play system with a new beta version.

I wrote about an upcoming update recently going over a few of the changes coming, but I didn't expect them to push it out to a beta so soon.

The changelog is small but the improvements are great:

  • Improvements to alt-tab and fullscreen behavior in many games.
  • Fix mouse behavior in some games and mice with high sample rates.
  • Update DXVK to v0.80.

The is in the Proton 3.7-7 beta version, which you need to opt into manually in the Steam Settings:

The upgrade to DXVK alone should bring much better game compatibility, considering the amount of improvements that has gone into it since Steam Play only had DXVK 0.70 before.

I'm hoping the fullscreen improvements will stop the issue I had with DOOM from happening again, where on a two monitor setup it gave me a tiny screen on the wrong monitor.

Great to see progress. Do let us know how you're getting on with it and your thoughts on the new beta in the comments.

Ps. Apologies for the lack of content today, I am sick.

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vipor29 28 September 2018 at 5:10 pm UTC
and i just installed dxvk 0.80 for no reason LOL valve is on fire
Comandante Ñoñardo 28 September 2018 at 5:22 pm UTC
In my account, the 3.7-7 beta is not yet available.
Werner 28 September 2018 at 5:23 pm UTC
restart Steam then it will show up
Eike 28 September 2018 at 5:27 pm UTC
Get well soon, Liam!
massatt212 28 September 2018 at 5:48 pm UTC
batman arkham city, asylum and DMC Dvil May Cry still wont boot
Does anyone have a work Around for Net Frame Work Games
Lakorta 28 September 2018 at 5:50 pm UTC
I hope they don't let Proton fall too far behind normal Wine :/ (though I guess it's still ok as long as it's not behind Wine Stable).
Apparently they already plan to update


Last edited by Lakorta at 28 September 2018 at 8:33 pm UTC. Edited 2 times.
legluondunet 28 September 2018 at 5:53 pm UTC
massatt212batman arkham city, asylum and DMC Dvil May Cry still wont boot
Does anyone have a work Around for Net Frame Work Games

Did you try to set Wine config to "Windows XP"?
STiAT 28 September 2018 at 5:53 pm UTC
For me, not even one game starts with it ... not even those reported working.
legluondunet 28 September 2018 at 5:55 pm UTC
I'm so excited each time I see a news about Steamplay on GOL!!! Now it's time for Steamplay testing!


Last edited by legluondunet at 28 September 2018 at 5:58 pm UTC
vipor29 28 September 2018 at 5:57 pm UTC
wondering if there are any games that didn't work before work now.still can't get get black ops to work i think that might be a drm issue.
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