Proton Subsequent has been announced by Valve developer Pierre-Loup Griffais on Twitter, as a neater manner to take a look at and take a look at the upcoming steady releases of recent Proton variations for Linux desktop and Steam Deck. GamingOnLinux experiences: It’s principally the identical because the Launch Candidate for Proton 7.0-5 that was put up in October. Nonetheless, it is now its personal entry in Steam as Proton Subsequent. This makes it far simpler to check, since you may set it to video games individually, as an alternative of opting right into a Beta with the present important model of Proton. This new Proton Subsequent will solely change into out there when there’s a new model of Proton prepared for testing, and as soon as steady it is going to be retired. So video games you’ve got set to it, would seemingly simply get bumped to the principle model of Proton since it could substitute it. The changelog and patch notes can be found right here.