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Proton 8.0-5 has been Released, making more games playable on the LCD and in HDR on Steam Deck OLED

Valve just released Proton 8.0-5 so you should get an auto update on your Steam Deck very soon, if not, try a reboot, but this should become the default Proton used by the Steam Deck once it updates.


This Proton update has a tonne of fixes but here are the main highlights:


Games Now playable

  • Grotesque Tactics: Evil Heroes

  • Welcome to Princeland

  • Red Tie Runner

  • Simon the Sorcerer: 25th Anniversary Edition

  • Assassin's Creed Mirage

Steam Deck OLED HDR compatibility

  • Resident Evil 2

  • Resident Evil 3

  • Resident Evil 7 Biohazard

  • Resident Evil Village

  • Hogwarts Legacy

  • Mass Effect Legendary Edition

  • Injustice 2

  • Alan Wake 2

  • Devil May Cry 5.


Notable Bug Fixes

  • Baldur's Gate 3 not starting after a recent game update.

  • Cyberpunk 2077 crashing with DualSense plugged in after a recent game update.

  • Forza Horizon 5 not working after a recent game update.

  • Starfield not saving photos in photo mode.

  • Swapped Start / Select buttons on controllers in Starfield and other games using Windows.Gaming.Input.

  • Halo Infinite crashes on SteamOS 3.5.

  • Witcher 3 and other games crashing when monitor is turned off and on again.

  • Resident Evil 2 crashing for some users during gameplay.

  • Crysis 2 Remastered showing only black screen for some users.

  • Crysis 3 being unable to launch properly due to failed authorization.

  • Crysis 3 Administrative Approval EA App Window being corrupted on Nvidia.

  • outdated driver warning in The Last of Us Part I.

  • Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster crashing during combat.

  • Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster crashing after Steam Cloud save updates sets resolution to Non-Deck-Native.

  • Periodic frame rate drops in Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl 2.

  • Mighty Switch Force! Collection crashing on some setups when no controllers are plugged in.

  • Fate of the Ages missing some audio cues.

  • Elite Dangerous crashing when opening external links.

  • Issues with connecting to online services in Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2.

  • Fonts not rendering in the main menu of Aveyond 4: Shadow of the Mist.

  • Aveyond 4: Shadow of the Mist crashing when clicking on Strategy Guide button.

  • The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth crashes that mostly happened when using bombs later in a run.

  • Load / save dialogs not working in Idle Spiral on Steam Deck.

  • Font rendering in save / load dialog in Idle Spiral.

  • Multiplayer in NASCAR Heat 5.

  • Multiplayer in DiRT Rally.

  • Video playback in Out of Ore.


For a full list of the fixes you can see the full release notes here


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