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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.

Steam Play Proton gets a few quick fixes in the 6.3-4 release out now

By Liam Dawe,
Valve / CodeWeavers have releases another update to the current stable Proton series with the 6.3-4 release.

Proton GE gets some big updates but you may need to remove old Wine prefixes

By Liam Dawe,
Proton GE (GloriousEggroll) is a community-built version of the Proton compatibility layer for running Windows games on Linux through Steam Play.

Resident Evil Village gets better on Linux with the latest Proton Experimental

By Liam Dawe,
Valve and CodeWeavers have once again updated Proton Experimental, bringing with it a needed fix for Resident Evil Village running on Linux.

Proton Experimental begins work to allow Resident Evil Village to run on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Excited to play Resident Evil Village? It may not support Linux but that isn't stopping Valve with a new Proton Experimental update out now.

Steam Play Proton 6.3-3 is out now with Origin Overlay working, vkd3d-proton v2.3.1

By Liam Dawe,
Ready for another fun week testing out more games? Valve have you covered with the latest update to Proton.

VKD3D-Proton 2.3.1 rolls out along with a quick-fix to Proton Experimental

By Liam Dawe,
Valve contractors and CodeWeavers continue tweaking VKD3D-Proton for Direct3D 12 over Vulkan with another fresh update out now, and a small update to add it into Proton Experimental.
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