Now that the dust has settled on the bottle of Wine 7.0, the biweekly development releases have begun and Wine 7.1 is out with new features and bug fixes. This is the compatibility layer that allows you to run games and applications developed for Windows - on Linux. Part of what makes up Steam Play Proton. Once a year or so, a new stable release is made.
Release highlights include:
- Vulkan 1.3 support.
- A number of theming fixes.
- WebSocket improvements.
- Improved cursor clipping on macOS.
- IDL compiler fixes for C++.
For bugs reported as fixed as of this release they noted 42 including issues solved for: Final Fantasy 7, Arx Fatalis, Rising Kingdoms, Far Cry 5, GTA IV, X3 Albion Prelude, WRC 7, Project Cars 2, Age of Empires 3 and more.
Additionally a new World Wine News is also out, going over some of the improvements in Wine 7.0 in a bit more detail like showing a number of bugs that were solved that had been open for many years.