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Valve Software has released a new version of Proton with various fixes and update components. Proton is a tool based on WINE for use with the Steam client, which allows games that are exclusive to Windows to run on the Linux operating system.



Proton 8.0-5

Most of the fixes were previously available in  Proton Experimental.

  • Now playable:
    • Grotesque Tactics: Evil Heroes
    • Welcome to Princeland
    • Red Tie Runner
    • Simon the Sorcerer: 25th Anniversary Edition
    • Assassin's Creed Mirage
  • Made HDR options available on compatible hardware (including Steam Deck OLED) in the following games: 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.
  • Fixed Baldur's Gate 3 not starting after a recent game update.
  • Fixed Cyberpunk 2077 crashing with DualSense plugged in after a recent game update.
  • Fixed Forza Horizon 5 not working after a recent game update.
  • Fixed Starfield not saving photos in photo mode.
  • Fixed swapped Start / Select buttons on controllers in Starfield and other games using Windows.Gaming.Input.
  • Fixed Halo Infinite crashes on SteamOS 3.5.
  • Fixed Witcher 3 not being able to switch between windowed and fullscreen correctly on XFCE.
  • Fixed Witcher 3 and other games crashing when monitor is turned off and on again.
  • Fixed Hogwarts Legacy crashing on Intel GPUs.
  • Fixed Resident Evil 2 crashing for some users during gameplay.
  • Fixed Crysis 2 Remastered showing only black screen for some users.
  • Fixed Crysis 3 being unable to launch properly due to failed authorization.
  • Fixed Crysis 3 Administrative Approval EA App Window being corrupted on Nvidia.
  • Fixed outdated driver warning in The Last of Us Part I.
  • Fixed Steam Workshop interface randomly not working in Trivia Tricks.
  • Fixed Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster crashing during combat.
  • Fixed Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster crashing after Steam Cloud save updates sets resolution to Non-Deck-Native.
  • Improved audio in Final Fantasy VIII and Freefall 3050AD.
  • Improved load times in LIGHTNING RETURNS: FINAL FANTASY XIII and FINAL FANTASY XIII-2.
  • Fixed Remnant: From The Ashes and Deep Rock Galactic and possibly other games crashing when too many audio devices are connected.
  • Fixed periodic frame rate drops in Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl 2.
  • Fixed Mighty Switch Force! Collection crashing on some setups when no controllers are plugged in.
  • Fixed Aura: Fate of the Ages missing some audio cues.
  • Fixed games not being able to switch monitors in fullscreen mode on Cinnamon DE.
  • Fixed triple monitor handling in Project Cars 3 and Project Cars 2.
  • Fixed Elite Dangerous crashing when opening external links.
  • Fixed issues with connecting to online services in Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2.
  • Fixed wrong scaling in MareQuest: An Interactive Tail and Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 on Steam Deck when set to fullscreen.
  • Fixed fonts not rendering in the main menu of Aveyond 4: Shadow of the Mist.
  • Fixed Aveyond 4: Shadow of the Mist crashing when clicking on Strategy Guide button.
  • Fixed The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth crashes that mostly happened when using bombs later in a run.
  • Fixed load / save dialogs not working in Idle Spiral on Steam Deck.
  • Fixed font rendering in save / load dialog in Idle Spiral.
  • Fixed multiplayer in NASCAR Heat 5.
  • Fixed multiplayer in DiRT Rally.
  • Fixed The Binding of Isaac cursor desync and focus issues when toggling fullscreen.
  • Fixed video playback in Out of Ore.
  • Fixed multiple memory leaks when playing videos in VRchat using AVPro.
  • Improved support for VKB Gladiator NXT Evo and Virpil Constellation ALPHA-R when hidraw device is accessible.
  • Enabled nvapi for the following titles:
    • Satisfactory
  • Updated Wine Mono to  8.1.0.
  • Updated dxvk to  v2.3-21- g1b31aa5d.
  • Updated dxvk-nvapi to  v0.6.4-20- g0a7c48b.
  • Updated vkd3d-proton to  v2.11-19- g0e681135.

Release Proton 8.0-5 · ValveSoftware/Proton