Valve has current its Proton remedy – the piece of software that is intended to bridge the divide concerning Home windows and Linux gaming — to edition 6.3-8. Subsequent the firm’s announcement of the Steam Deck handheld gaming gadget, Valve has been doubling down on its Proton attempts, due to the fact the Linux-driven gaming machine is going to need a robust match library to compete.

The new model of Proton delivers Linux assistance to a amount of video games that were beforehand locked out of the Linux ecosystem. Crucially, some BattleEye-infused games are now also supported — the gap between Linux and Windows gaming environments appears to be to be shrinking even in anti-cheat solutions, whose assist is crucial for a unit that aims to allow AAA and eSports gaming on the go. Game titles this sort of as Conan Exiles, DayZ, Planetside 2, and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (and other people) all involve BattleEye suppport.