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DXVK for Direct3D 11 over Vulkan in Wine has a new 0.60 release

By liamdawe, 22 June 2018 at 9:55 am UTC (53 Comments)
Summer heat got you parched? Why not wet your whistle with some Wine as DXVK has a fresh release out today.

A small but nice update on Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation and Linux support

By liamdawe, 18 June 2018 at 6:31 pm UTC (24 Comments)
We've been waiting quite a while for any real news on the Linux port of Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation. While we still don't know when, we do know it's still happening.

War Thunder currently has a Vulkan renderer under development that you can try out

By BTRE, 14 June 2018 at 11:00 am UTC (16 Comments)
The free-to-play vehicular combat MMO has shown hints that Vulkan support has a work in progress for some time now. It’s still not officially supported but, with some tinkering, you can see how it’s coming along for yourself.

Mavericks is a Battle Royale game with unique open-world mechanics that plans Linux support with Vulkan

By liamdawe, 12 June 2018 at 1:36 pm UTC (21 Comments)
Mavericks seems to be a rather interesting shooter, one that will have both an open world mode and a Battle Royale mode and it turns out it plans Linux support too.

Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia is now officially available for Linux

By liamdawe, 7 June 2018 at 10:17 am UTC (42 Comments)
Feral Interactive have once again delivered for strategy games fans, with the release today of Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia for Linux.

DXVK 0.54 released with improved AMD GPU performance, plus DXUP for D3D10 is a thing

By liamdawe, 7 June 2018 at 8:48 am UTC (14 Comments)
The awesome DXVK project for Vulkan D3D11 in Wine has another fresh release out and it's a pretty good one. There's also another project called DXUP that can be used with DXVK.

Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia releases for Linux on Thursday, will use Vulkan

By liamdawe, 5 June 2018 at 11:34 am UTC (10 Comments)
Feral Interactive have announced today that Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia will officially release for Linux on Thursday, June 7th. It will be another port powered by the Vulkan API.

OpenGL to be deprecated in the next macOS release, could mean interesting things for Linux gaming

By liamdawe, 4 June 2018 at 8:37 pm UTC (91 Comments)
With news doing the rounds about the latest update to macOS, it turns out they're finally admitting they're doing nothing with their support of OpenGL and it's to be deprecated.

The Vulkanised 2018 event videos are now online, including the one from Feral Interactive

By liamdawe, 4 June 2018 at 7:07 pm UTC (6 Comments)
For those wanting to view them, the Vulkanised 2018 event videos are now online including one with a Feral Interactive developer talking about porting with Vulkan.

PPSSPP emulator now uses Vulkan by default, OpenGL now multithreaded

By liamdawe, 4 June 2018 at 4:33 am UTC (8 Comments)
The PSP emulator, PPSSPP, recently had a pretty big release which now defaults to Vulkan as the main renderer.

DXVK for Direct3D 11 with Vulkan in Wine has another update with 0.53

By liamdawe, 28 May 2018 at 9:10 am UTC (19 Comments)
DXVK advances so quickly it's really quite incredible, it had a release only a few days ago and here we are with another.

DXVK for running Direct3D 11 with Vulkan in Wine updated again

By liamdawe, 24 May 2018 at 9:00 am UTC (8 Comments)
DXVK, the exciting Wine project to run Direct3D 11 games and applications with Vulkan was updated yesterday.

vkd3d for Direct3D 12 to Vulkan in Wine has released the first stable version

By liamdawe, 23 May 2018 at 6:01 pm UTC (22 Comments)
Today, the Wine developers officially announced that vkd3d for translating Direct3D 12 to Vulkan in Wine has reached 1.0.

Vulkan layer for Direct3D 11 & Wine 'DXVK' updated with fixes for Dark Souls 3, Overwatch & more

By liamdawe, 13 May 2018 at 6:42 pm UTC (35 Comments)
DXVK is such an incredible project to bring Direct3D 11 support to Wine using Vulkan and another exciting release is now out.

Khronos are doing another Vulkan technical event in the UK this month

By liamdawe, 8 May 2018 at 6:15 pm UTC (8 Comments)
For those interested in Vulkan development, later this month on the 22nd of May, Khronos is running another "Vulkanised" event.
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