AMDVLK, AMD's Open-Source Vulkan Driver for Linux, Gets Ray-Tracing Support


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AMDVLK, the open-source Vulkan API driver maintained by a team that includes AMD developers, was updated to include support for Vulkan RT real-time ray tracing. Release v-2022.Q3.4 adds 64-bit ray tracing support for Radeon RX 6000 (Navi 2x) GPUs, updates Vulkan API headers to version 1.3.225, and adds performance optimization for "World War Z," and "AshesOfTheSingularity." It also fixes a display corruption issue faced with Firefox (GPU-accelerated web rendering) in Ubuntu 22.04. AMDVLK is distributed through the GPUOpen git repository.

Source: techPowerUp!
The RDNA2 GPU in the Steamdeck does have RT ability. And if you install Windows its functionality is exposed and usable. So could lead to finally being able to use it under SteamOS :D