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DXVK 1.9.2 Improves Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous, Need For Speed Heat, and Other Games

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DXVK 1.9.2 is here almost two months after the DXVK 1.9.1 release and introduces more bug fixes to reduce overall CPU overhead in Direct3D 9 and address several issues, as well as to improve support for several Windows games that some of you might want to play on your favorite GNU/Linux distributions.

Among these, there’s a fix for reflection rendering in Call of Cthulhu, a workaround for poor performance in the Crysis 3 and Homefront: The Revolution, improved gamma curve in GODS, a fix for incorrect rendering Fantasy Grounds, and a fix for blank screen in Paranormal Files.

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DXVK 1.9.2 Released

  • DXVK 1.9.2 Released With More Games In Better Shape - Phoronix

    DXVK 1.9.2 is out as the newest version of this key library necessary to the success of Valve's Steam Play (Proton) by translating Direct3D 9/10/11 calls to Vulkan for a much more performant Windows gaming experience on Linux.

    DXVK 1.9.2 reduces the CPU overhead in its Direct3D 9 path while also contains a wide variety of fixes. There are many game-specific issues fixed in this release including for titles like Crysis 3, Homefront: The Revolution, Total War: Medieval 2, Need For Speed Heat, Payday, and other games.

  • DXVK 1.9.2 Released With More Games In Better Shape - Phoronix

    DXVK, one of the major parts of Steam Play Proton that translates Direct 3D 9 / 10 / 11 to Vulkan has a new release out and there's plenty of nice fixes.

    Performance has been a focus recently and this release improves on that for Direct 3D 9, thanks to a reduction in overall CPU overhead (something that will be useful for the Steam Deck). Improvements continued there for D3D9 thanks to fixes to various failures in Wine's D3D9 tests, various issues fix for "d3d9.evictManagedTexturesOnUnlock" and also for "d3d11.relaxedBarriers".

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