Proton 7.0-5 Adds Support for More Games to Play on Linux, Lots of Improvements

Valve released today Proton 7.0-5 as the fifth maintenance update in the latest Proton 7.0 series of this open-source compatibility tool for Steam Play based on Wine and additional components to let you play Windows games on GNU/Linux systems.

Coming more than three months after Proton 7.0-4, the Proton 7.0-5 release is here to add support for even more Windows video games that you can now play on your favorite GNU/Linux distribution if you have the latest Proton version installed on your Steam for Linux client.

Newly supported games include Airborne Kingdom, Aspire: Ina’s Tale, Battle Realms: Zen Edition, Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition, Darkstar One, Deathsmiles II, Indiana Jones and the Emperor Tomb, Nancy Drew: Legend of the Crystal Skull, Unravel 2, Pico Park Classic Edition, Primal Carnage: Extinction, Rift, Re-Volt, and Six Ages: Ride Like the Wind.

In addition to supporting these games, the Proton 7.0-5 release also improves support for various games that were already supported, such as Batman: Arkham City GOTY, Armello, Bail or Jail, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Disgaea 5, Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen, Final Fantasy IV (3D Remake), Final Fantasy XIV Online, GTA V, Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered, Planet Zoo, Red Dead Redemption 2, Return to Monkey Island, SCP: Secret Labratory, Space Engineers, Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization, and Tekken 7.

Last but not least, the new Proton release improves support for the Thrustmaster HOTAS joystick in the Elite Dangerous game, implements network video support for VRChat, and updates to DXVK 1.10.3-28-ge3daa699.

As mentioned before, you can download the Proton 7.0-5 release through your Steam for Linux client. Just open the Steam Client and go to the Downloads section to download and install the latest Proton release. For more details on the changes implemented in this update, check out the GitHub release notes, from where you can also download the source tarball.

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