In many years after the failed stream machine finally ‘Valve’ is slowly but surely improving the state of Linux gaming. The upcoming stream Deck of the company handheld runs atop Linux. The proton compatibility layers let it and the other computers play windows games as well. Officially the Valve added the support for the Nvidia DLSS machine learning temporal and up-scaling technique to proton and potentially bringing big FPS boosts. It is with less flicker in games that support the technology.
The proton 6.3 to 8 is the first stable release to include support for the DLSS. After the feature previously hit experimental builds in October as it appears users will need to set. The DLSS does not come to the AMD powered steam Deck and Of course, Since it requires proprietary Nvidia machine learning silicon. Recently it is learned that the Steam Deck will support AMD s Arguably Much less capable FSR.
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The new version of Proton is here and also claims that, they enable support for the host of the additional Windows games on Linux in general. It includes the celebrated Death loop, age of Empires 4 and the Mavel Guardians of the Galaxy and Mass effect though apparently those last 2 have limitations that are still being worked out.
‘The Valve’ says 6.3 to 8 is the release that includes: The support for the initial support for the initial set of BattlEye games. It referring to the “BattlEye anti cheat software”, that may or may not be holding back some of the most popular steam games from having proper working multiplayer on the steam deck and the Linux in general. The full change log will be available at Valve GitHub and the Nvidia originally announced it would work with the Valve to bring DLSS to Linux back in June.