Valve’s Latest Proton Update Brings 17 Windows Games to Linux

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Valve has released a new version of Proton for Steam Play that allows Linux users to enjoy seventeen more titles that were originally restricted to the Windows platform. These include BioWare’s hit sci-fi RPG, Mass Effect 3, as well as other classics such as Sega’s Shenmue games and 2K Marin’s BioShock sequel. The complete list of titles that have been enabled by Proton can be accessed here.

  • Divinity: Original Sin 2
  • Shenmue I & II
  • Mass Effect 3 N7 Digital Deluxe Edition (2012)
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Lockdown
  • XCOM: Chimera Squad
  • Bioshock 2 Remastered
  • Company of Heroes 2
  • logiCally
  • Rise of the Triad
  • Home Behind 2
  • Shadow Empire
  • Arena Wars 2
  • King Arthur: Knight’s Tale
  • Rise of Venice
  • ARK Park
  • Gravity Sketch
  • Battle Arena VR

This Proton update also promotes some items that were previously just in Proton Experimental like better PlayStation 5 controller support, improved virtual reality start-up time and compatibility, support for setting thread priorities via RTKit, and improved video support.

Source: Phoronix, GitHub

Tsing Mui
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