Video hardware decoding (VAAPI) no longer works on GNU/Linux after update

I’ve update Brave from 1.34.81 to 1.35.100 and hardware acceleration (vaapi) no longer works.

Go to any supported Youtube video, go to More tools > Developer tools > media > Players and see that hardware video decoding is not available. Likewise intel_gpu_top shows 0 % for video.

I’ve temporary downgraded and checked that with 1.34 hardware acceleration works fine

I started brave-browse with the command (which I put in a wrapper script)

Driver in use

/usr/bin/brave-browser-stable --use-gl=desktop --enable-feature=VaapiVideoDecoder

OS is Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS Intel Iris Xe graphics

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