Free 3D Graphics Library mesa 3dwhich serves as a specification for the graphics stack and for gaming on Linux open Implements has been released in the latest version 22.0. Games like Tomb Raider, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Metro Exodus and Forza Horizon 5 (Test) should benefit from the free graphics API Vulkan 1.3.
Vulkan 1.3 for AMD and Intel
Mesa 3D 22.0.0 introduces, among other things, an expanded feature set of Vulkan 1.3. This includes, among other things, new extensions
KHR_dynamic_rendering for lava pipe,
EXT_image_view_min_lod To feature the open graphics drivers “RADV” and “RadenSi” for AMD graphics chips, as well as “ANV” for Intel graphics processors.
official release notes Also list other new features for the implementation of Direct3D 12, Zinc drivers and extensions
- lovepipe, radv, anv KHR_dynamic_rendering
- redv EXT_image_view_min_lod
- VK_KHR_synchronization2 on RADV.
- OpenSWR has been moved to the Ember branch
- Radonsy, Zinc ARB_sparse_texture
- d3d12 GLES3.1 (shader storage buffers, image, compute, indirect draw, draw params, ARB_framebuffer_no_attachments, ARB_sample_shading, and GLSL400)
- Radonsy, Zinc ARB_sparse_texture2
- Zinc EXT_memory_object, EXT_memory_object_fd, EXT_semaphore, EXT_semaphore_fd
- env VK_VALVE_mutable_descriptor_type
- Vulkan 1.3 on RADV, Anv.
- Radonsy, Zinc ARB_sparse_texture_clamp
Mesa 22.0.0 Release Notes
Last but not least, current games, but also applications, as the developers declare, benefit from improvements and error corrections as well as new features.
Games and applications run better
Such as Tomb Raider, Rise of the Tomb Raider (Test), Metro Exodus, Forza Horizon 5, Minecraft, Terraria, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Factorio, Dota 2, Forsaken Remastered, Euro Truck Simulator 2, Starsector, FreeSpace, Rocket League, Walhem Play. , SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy and Baldur’s Gate 3 as well as applications such as Battle.NET, Firefox and Steam should accelerate the open source graphics stack under Linux.
Bug Fixes and Optimizations
Mesa 22.0.0 also fixes problems with the Intel UHD 620 graphics chip, improves support for the Display Server protocol wayland Under Vulkan, fixes a black screen that can occur on graphics cards with RDNA architecture, improves H.264 playback using VA-API and RADV driver compatibility using DirectX 11 and DirectX12, and The game speeds up on the Radeon RX 580 (Test), which was previously considered a problem kid.
Steam Deck as an Accelerator
Powered by Valve and its Steam Deck handheld PC and the SteamOS 3.0 operating system, the developers of Mesa 3D are setting an impressive pace. The editors also regularly report on the latest developments in the field. Meanwhile, there have been 26 releases within just 12 months.
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