El Steam Play client receives a small update. Valve's software for its Steam video game platform continues to advance. The developers behind this improvement have been Valve in collaboration with CodeWeavers, that is, if you remember it is the company behind CrossOver, the paid implementation of Wine. And remember also that Proton is an implementation on Wine so that Linux users on Steam can play native Windows video games.
If you have an older version of Steam you can update your version to this new release with some improvements which I will comment on below. If you don't have it, and you like the world of gaming, you shouldn't wait to have it. The truth is that in the Valve store you will find many very interesting titles, both native to GNU / Linux as well as native to Microsoft Windows that you can access thanks to Proton ...
As for the the changes you can find in the new Steam Play version, here are the highlights:
- Fixed some issues that caused incidents when running Steam Play with certain devices when you were using Proton 4.11-4. Now with the new Proton 4.11-5 it will no longer occur.
- Repair of some problems of the video games that were running in a virtual desktop and semi-transparent windows. Those two problems are a problem introduced in Proton 4.11-4, but you may already have to worry about this problem in the new version.
- Performance optimizations when you are using a driver with the Radeon AMDGPU card driver.
- Improvements for fsync implementation when WINEFSYNC_SPINCOUNT is active.
- Y other improvements more that have been introduced in previous versions and, as is evident, inherits this new version as well. You can see it in the changelog full…
Enjoy like an inveterate gamer!
For download and install the Steam package - Official Steam Website