Between 2022-10-19 and 2022-10-26 there were 33 New Steam games released with Native Linux clients. For reference, during the same time, there were 306 games released for Windows on Steam, so the Linux versions represent about 10.8 % of total… Continue Reading →
I agree for older titles, no real point in porting them over anymore with Proton being as good as it is for those. But for new titles it is a good idea to design the tech-stack to be multi-platform compatible (ideally even multi-arch) and Linux is a good test-case for that. This will make the software much more maintainable in the longer run, which is vital as gaming is becoming more of a service and less of a release and forget sort of thing.
Not having to rely on proton is definitely much better and preferable.
From what I heard all of Russia is in the process of switching to Linux. This can only encourage more software to be written with it in mind