Time for a bit of weekend Wine? The translation layer for running Windows games and apps on Linux and other platforms development release v8.8 is out now. Once a year a new stable release is made with the next being Wine 9.0, and Wine is just one part of what allows Steam Play Proton to play some of the biggest games around on Linux desktop and Steam Deck.
From the changelog the highlights are:
- More work towards full PE support in the PostScript driver.
- Initial support for loading ARM64EC modules.
- More work on IME restructuration.
- Various bug fixes.
They also noted around 18 bugs were solved including issues with Rise of Nations: Extended Edition, Devil May Cry 1, Battle.net, Wavelab and other miscellaneous fixes.