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No man's sky went Vulkan
KohlyKohl 16 Apr, 2019
https://www.nomanssky.com/2019/04/vulkan-update/

I wonder if they have any interest in porting this over to Linux now? At the very least, this should run great in Wine.
Avehicle7887 16 Apr, 2019
Quoting: KohlyKohlhttps://www.nomanssky.com/2019/04/vulkan-update/

I wonder if they have any interest in porting this over to Linux now? At the very least, this should run great in Wine.

Nice find :)

I've always been on the fence whether I should buy this, with this change I just might.
wvstolzing 16 Apr, 2019
The instructions to switch to the Beta channels for GOG appear to be the following:

https://www.gog.com/forum/no_mans_sky/no_mans_sky_vulcan_update_beta_now_live_on_gog_galaxy_beta_channel

-- though this requires using Galaxy; which I haven't tried under wine at all.
chui2ch 16 Apr, 2019
Quoting: wvstolzingThe instructions to switch to the Beta channels for GOG appear to be the following:

https://www.gog.com/forum/no_mans_sky/no_mans_sky_vulcan_update_beta_now_live_on_gog_galaxy_beta_channel

-- though this requires using Galaxy; which I haven't tried under wine at all.

It seems to work well most of the time. I installed it for Shadow Warrior 2 multiplayer.
sneakeyboard 16 Apr, 2019
okay. not a bad move. I pre-ordered it and...you know the rest. They've come a long way. While that was a time where I had dual-boot, this isn't the case anymore. It'd be nice to surf the universe and explore it with good ol' tux.
Liam Dawe 16 Apr, 2019
I tested it earlier on Steam with latest Proton, terrible performance totally unplayable. Hope the issue causing it is found soon since they're taking out OpenGL.
Ehvis 16 Apr, 2019
Quoting: KohlyKohlI wonder if they have any interest in porting this over to Linux now? At the very least, this should run great in Wine.

It was OpenGL before. The porting situation hasn't changed at all. And because it was OpenGL, it always ran great in Wine.
skyrrd 17 Apr, 2019
Quoting: EhvisIt was OpenGL before. The porting situation hasn't changed at all. And because it was OpenGL, it always ran great in Wine.

AMD gpus did have a hard time in the beginning with mesa unable to render the game and amdgpu-pro having issues with ingame overlay (eg. corrupted dialoge display)

But from what i can tell(since mesa 18.3.somerhing I guess) it was running without major issues and good performance. Might give the vulkan beta a short test in the coming days.
rustybroomhandle 17 Apr, 2019
Quoting: liamdaweI tested it earlier on Steam with latest Proton, terrible performance totally unplayable. Hope the issue causing it is found soon since they're taking out OpenGL.

Reports suggest it's an NVidia specific issue. AMD users seem to be having a smooth ride.
KohlyKohl 17 Apr, 2019
Quoting: rustybroomhandle
Quoting: liamdaweI tested it earlier on Steam with latest Proton, terrible performance totally unplayable. Hope the issue causing it is found soon since they're taking out OpenGL.

Reports suggest it's an NVidia specific issue. AMD users seem to be having a smooth ride.

Is this Linux specific or on Windows as well?
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