New version of Steam Play (with Windows games support)

In this video

the user resolve is issue adding -forced3d9 in his Launching Options
If someone has a similar issue, you can try this.
By the way, the feature is still in beta, considering that, these are great results in my opinion.
Time to build a Steam Machine for Christmas? :wink:

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VAMPYR seems to works pretty well on wine staging:

Have someone tried it on the new Steam Play?

@salome, due Steam's Proton, I've installed Manjaro Openbox today (still in the process of configuring it to suit me). I've come back to Manjaro as trying to get everything needed up to cutting edge on Debian based distros is too hard for me (I know the Arch way SO much better, I also know that others that know the Debian way well wouldn't have a great deal of trouble).

I'll have to modify the Manjaro install with the Obarun S6 init or something... later...

Good stuff though, not often anything new & exciting happens computing wise these days (for me at least). :wink:

Have fun building your new rig!

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I mean.. on a linux forum probably most people were already used to wine.

Dx9 works just fine.
And PES should too tbh

Not sure why it currently doesn't work with Proton, but here are some thoughts.
It requires dotnet 40 for the settings.exe which I could ever only get running in 32 bit prefix, maybe Proton uses only 64 bit? Also it will not work with dxvk enabled, so I may need to force disable it in Proton. Will play later with it to see if I can get it running.

I started to wonder on the compatibility list that users are updating. How many of them are using hybrid GPUs with Bumblebee and they don't know that Vulkan won't work on it and thus DX10 and DX11 games most likely won't run correctly or at all?

If someone from here is using Bumbleebee, I wrote a guide how to access Vulkan on it by using nvidia-xrun:

I wonder if someone has tried to run Elite Dangerous. If so, how does it perform? Thanks

Look at the link above. The results were not promising.

Seems like it doesn't work well for him. At least, for now.

As of today, Steam Play is out of beta and available to everyone in the regular Steam Client.


That was quick. I thought it would take longer for that to happen.

I completely agree with you. I'm following their github daily, given the issue count they should have done at least one month of beta testing, not a week or so...

I just looked at Steam news and they still mention the Steam Play for Linux is still in beta. Where did you read that it was out of beta?

I wouldn't be surprised that this will be in beta for at least another year.

Look here:

I haven't switched from the Beta Client to the regular one. Maybe it's still in beta, but simply available even to the regular Steam Client...

Yep, is as I said, quoting the article:

So essentially, Steam Play is the same as before as it's in Beta but it's now available to everyone on Linux.

Wow, I thought it will take at least few months. They could have optimized it for more games, worked out some kinks, etc. Beta gave them opportunity to gather the data and improve it away from the eyes of the wider public. Now it's more accessible to anyone. Not as if it was hard to get it before but many users won't opt in for beta Steam. Now they don't have to.

Proton works fine but is not a miracle and some games won't work or won't work correctly with it. That's perfectly fine but I hoped they just work on it a but more to widen the scope of titles that will be playable.

Unless they are fine with the current list and happy with the testing results. It may be a matter of different expectations.

It's probably out of beta for the games they have in their "supported" list. The Steam beta will likely enable other games to gather data for those before adding them to the stable list.

I wonder by Valve doing this will bring large numbers of Gamers over to Linux?

For me I will be keeping my windows install for now and maybe keep it even after this becomes more viable (as 250 gigs on my NVME is too big for linux on its own :D)
besides with glitches like no sound and such well it will take some time to iron out the kinks

Well I have been playing Fallout shelter since last night, and boy does time fly when playing this game.

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