Top 11 New Games You Can Play on Linux with Proton – August 2023 Edition


We are back with our usual monthly update! Boiling Steam looks at the latest data dumps from ProtonDB to give you a quick list of new games that work (pretty much? see ratings) perfectly with Proton since they were released in July 2023 – all of them work out of the box or well enough with tweaks:

Here’s our new video showcasing all of these games one by one:

You can also watch the above video on Peertube, if you prefer.

You can find more information about each title below:

Jagged Alliance 3:

Jagged Alliance 3 on Steam

The country of Grand Chien is thrown into chaos when the elected president goes missing and the paramilitary force known as “the Legion” seizes control. Hire mercs, meet interesting characters, and fight in tactically deep turn-based combat in this true successor to a beloved franchise.

OXENFREE II: Lost Signals:

OXENFREE II: Lost Signals on Steam

Five years after the events of OXENFREE, Riley returns to her hometown of Camena to investigate mysterious radio signals. What she finds is more than she bargained for.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie:

The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie on Steam

Three different legends are about to unfold! Determine the fates of Rean Schwarzer, Lloyd Bannings, and the mysterious “C” in this climactic chapter of The Legend of Heroes series.

Punch Club 2: Fast Forward:

Punch Club 2: Fast Forward on Steam

You have come here to read game descriptions and play fighter management sims…and you’re all outta descriptions.


GYLT on Steam

Shape your fears… Fear the shapes. Embark on a journey where you face your worst fears and are confronted with the emotional impact of your actions in this narrative adventure game with puzzles, stealth and action.

Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes:

Might on Steam

Plan your next move wisely, every additional combo can make the difference! Whether in solo or duo, online or offline, mix and match your units to defeat your enemies in this Definitive Edition of Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes!

The Shell Part I: Inferno:

The Shell Part I: Inferno on Steam

Unravel a string of gruesome murders terrorizing Tokyo in this mystery-thriller visual novel. The secrets of a case from six years prior may just be the key to the current unending cycle of tragedy—and the thing that cracks this woeful world’s shell may be one girl’s smile.

Sticky Business:

Sticky Business on Steam

Experience the joy of running your own cozy small business: Create stickers, pack orders and hear your customers’ stories. Time to build the cutest shop on the internet!


Pseudoregalia on Steam

Deep within the realm of sleep, Sybil finds herself pulled to a distorted castle. Grow strong, and unlock new abilities to build up a deep movement system, fight enemies, find secrets, and free the weary soul of Castle Sansa, in this retro-inspired 3D Platformer Metroidvania.

Let’s! Revolution!:

Let’s on Steam

Let’s! Revolution! is a colorful roguelite puzzle mashup about stopping a narcissistic King from ruining your world. Flip tiles to uncover the hidden path to the King. Use deductive reasoning to avoid his cronies or take them all down in strategic turn-based combat.

The Banished Vault:

The Banished Vault on Steam

A strategy game of exploration, endurance, and space travel on an interstellar gothic monastery. Explore solar systems, harvest resources, construct outposts, and face hazards in the challenging universe of The Banished Vault.