If you are a Linux User or you have simply had enough of Windows 10, there has been an announcement from Steam today which should be of interest to you.
Here are some key points:
"Today we are releasing the Beta of a new and improved version of Steam Play to all Linux users! It includes a modified distribution of Wine, called Proton, to provide compatibility with Windows game titles. Here are some of the improvements it brings to the table:
"This goes hand-in-hand with an ongoing testing effort of the entire Steam catalog, in order to identify games that currently work great in this compatibility environment, and find and address issues for the ones that don't. The initial set of supported games that we are enabling with this initial Beta release is as follows:
I just completed testing on one of my Steam Libraries that contains a range of games which use various technologies such a Nvidia GPUI and CPU based PhysX, Pre-DX11 games, DX11/Crossfire. DX12/MultiGPU. Vulkan.
I was working with help from people on a friendly Linux forum.
I was asked to proceed with testing using Fedora 28 with default Mesa and latest available Mesa Drivers from a copr repo.
I will report the details of the testing here, so both AMD and Steam Play Beta can see the results in one place.