This is an attempt to make a list of games that run on nixos an some fixes to make these work. Some games listed on protondb that are working well on other distributions have some problems on NixOS currently this list contain generic linux fix and workaround but in the future when i find NixOS specific i will add them

The list is splitted in categories Natives, Steam-Proton, Wine. not working. Its currently a work in progress. I post results when i test

Steam Natives:

Tested Natives linux games that work

  • 1993 Space Machine
  • Albion Online
  • Don't starve
  • Desert Child
  • Drawful 2
  • Factorio
  • Fishing Planet
  • Horizon Chase Turbo
  • Hollow Knight
  • Kerbal Space Program
  • Kingdom And Castle
  • Lara Croft Go
  • Planet Coaster
  • The Long Dark
  • Stellaris
  • Terraria
  • Tower Unite
  • Ministate
  • Mad Max
  • Road Redemption
  • Valley Withoud Wind 2 (slight graphic bug using multiple monitor on launch need to be in window mode)
  • Yooka-LayLee
  • Xcom2 : need to be in window mode or it will crash
Steam Proton:

Tested with Steam-Proton Working

  • Banished
  • Conan Exile (without battle eye)
  • Doom (2016)
  • Fallout 76 : Using Glorious Eggroll 5.6
  • Grand Theft Auto III
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
  • Grand Theft Auto: San andreas
  • Grand Theft Auto: Episodes From liberty city (somes lag spikes)
  • Kingsway
  • Octopath travellers
  • Russian Fishing 4
  • SEGA Mega Drive & Genesis Classic
  • Shemnue 1 and 2 (work with launcher fix)
  • Slipstream
  • Sonic: Generation
  • Super Rude Bear Ressurection
Partial Working

-Marbles on Stream (could not connect to twitch chat)

Not Working
  • Proton: Players unknown's battleground (battle eye issues)
  • Proton: Crash bandicoot (freeze on cinematics Looking for a fix) (the game is not loading levels now)
  • Proton: Lego Worlds (computer freeze and reboot (could be a hardware issue))
  • Proton: Lego StarWars (computer freeze and reboot (same thing as Lego Worlds))
  • Proton: L.A Noire (.net 3.5 Issues)
  • Proton: Snow (the game launche but hang on loading tyro Valley)
  • Proton: ABZU (dont start)
  • Proton: Sonic The HedgeHog 4: Episode I (need java)
  • Proton: Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode 2 (just crash)
  • Proton: soulcalibur VI (just crash)
  • Proton: Star Wars : The force unleashed (not starting)
  • Proton: Staxel (not starting)
  • Proton: Warframe (not starting)
  • Native: Hurtworld (not starting)
  • Native: Shadow of the tomb raider (segfault on start)
  • Native: dirt4 (segfault on start)
  • Native: Planetary Annihilation TITANS (hang on splash screen)