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Proton 9.0-2 Released and available on the Steam Deck

Proton 9 just got it's official release with a tonne of updates coming over from Proton Experimental and a lot more:

  • Previously playable only with Proton Experimental:

    • Alpha League

    • Battlezone Gold Edition in VR mode

    • Black Desert Online

    • FreestyleFootball R

    • Helldivers 2

    • Hero's Land

    • Iragon

    • SimCity 3000 Unlimited

    • Warlords Battlecry III

  • Enabled controller support for:

  • Clustertruck

  • Fallout 3 (standard and GOTY edition) - partial support only

  • Fallout 4

  • Mugsters

  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (original)

  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

  • Tomb Raider: Anniversary

  • Tomb Raider: Legend

  • Limited number of cores seen by the following games making them playable on a high core count CPUs:

  • Call of Juarez: Gunslinger

  • Command & Conquer and The Covert Operations

  • Fixed Ghost of Tsushima and Horizon Forbidden West displaying a warning about outdated drivers with Nvidia GPUs.

  • Fixed The Finals crashing on launch after a recent game update.

  • Fixed The Finals wrongly detecting button mashing.

  • Fixed Apex Legends not starting after a recent game update.

  • Fixed Tekken 8 reporting wrong connection type if both WiFi and Ethernet are present.

  • Fixed Ubisoft Launcher not starting games with a fresh Proton prefix.

  • Fixed Halo Infinite crashing randomly during "initializing data".

  • Fixed Beat Saber not being playable on Nvidia GPUs without using the legacy branch.

  • Fixed Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite crashing when creating multiplayer lobby.

  • Fixed hosting multiplayer games in Foundry.

  • Fixed rendering of Japanese characters in the launcher of Granado Espada Japan.

  • Fixed Nightingale not being able to authenticate with Steam on desktop.

  • Fixed Bloons Monkey City thinking it's offline with IPv6 support disabled.

  • Fixed Ubisoft Launcher asking for serial number on the first launch of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier.

  • Fixed Descent 3 not working in GL mode.

  • Fixed Shatterline freezing on loading screen when trying to join a second online match in a session.

  • Fixed audio stutter in Viking: Battle for Asgard.

  • Fixed Russian language rendering in Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons launcher.

  • Fixed scaling in The Desolate Hope when playing on desktop.

  • Improved controller input support for Tower Princess.

  • Improved performance in We Love Katamari REROLL+ Royal Reverie.

  • Fixed GRIS showing error window when exiting the game.

  • Fixed issues with transparency in Akka Arrh.

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

  • Added raw HID support for VKB Gunfighter SCG.

  • Fixed random crashes in Cosmoteer Starship Architect & Commander.

  • Fixed font rendering in Cosmoteer Starship Architect & Commander on Steam Deck.

  • Improved Chinese font rendering in Cosmoteer Starship Architect & Commander.

  • Fixed Russian and Hebrew font rendering in Simon the Sorcerer: 25th Anniversary Edition.

  • Improved font rendering in Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop on Steam Deck.

  • Improved compatibility with OpenComposite.

You can check the full list of changes and follow the changes on GitHub here


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