Wine is the compatibility layer that allows you to run games and applications developed for Windows - on Linux (plus also macOS and BSD). A new biweekly development release is out now with Wine 7.10. It's a major part of what makes up Steam Play Proton and enables a ton of games to work on the Steam Deck. Once a year or so, a new stable release is made.
- macOS driver converted to PE.
- Mono engine updated to version 7.3.0.
- Windows-compatible Unicode collation.
- Wow64 support in SECUR32.
- Various bug fixes.
For bug fixes 56 were noted as solved including issues fixed for: Singularity, Panzer Corps, Echo: Secrets of the Lost Cavern, Tribes: Ascend, Steam, Betfair Poker, Natural Vacation, HITMAN 2 (2018), FAR mod for Nier: Automata, Star Citizen, EA Origin, Port Royale 4 and more.
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