Valve Proton for Linux brings official support for NVIDIA DLSS and 24 new games from Steam

Computer Base reported that Valve Proton version 6.3-8, which is used to run Windows applications on Linux, now has official support for NVIDIA DLSS smart scaling technology in games with DirectX 11 and DirectX 12. Experimental DLSS support was implemented in the Proton version 6.3-7.

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The Proton skin will be part of the new SteamOS 3.0 that Valve will be using on their laptop called the Steam Deck. Unfortunately, there will be no DLSS support on the device as the Steam Deck is built around AMD Zen2 / RDNA2 SoCs rather than NVIDIA Turing or Ampere architectures.

Proton 6.3-8 also adds support for the BattleEye anti-cheat system, which is used in various games, including Conan Exiles, DayZ, Planetside 2, and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. In addition, the new version of Proton adds support for 24 projects from Steam:

  • Age of Empires IV;
  • Assassin’s Creed;
  • Breath of Death VI;
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2;
  • Deathloop;
  • FIA European Truck Racing Championship;
  • Fly’N;
  • Game Dev Tycoon;
  • Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered;
  • GreedFall;
  • Mafia II (Classic);
  • Magicka;
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (AMD GPU only)
  • Mass Effect Legendary Edition;
  • Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom;
  • Monster Energy Supercross – The Official Video Game;
  • Monster Energy Supercross – The Official Video Game 2;
  • Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl;
  • Penny Arcade’s On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 3;
  • RiMS Racing;
  • The Riftbreaker;
  • Sol Survivor;
  • TT Isle of Man Ride on the Edge;
  • TT Isle of Man Ride on the Edge 2.

Valve Proton Project version 6.3-8 published on the GitHub platform


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