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XIVLauncher now on Linux, gets FINAL FANTASY XIV Online running on Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
While the newer official launcher for FINAL FANTASY XIV Online is incredibly problematic with Steam Play Proton, a third-party launcher has recently come to Linux to help with that.

Wine 7.8 is out now with X11 and OSS drivers converted to PE

By Liam Dawe,
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 7.7.

Wine manager Bottles gets a UI refresh, developers now GNOME Foundation Members

By Liam Dawe,
Lots of news and excitement happening for Bottles, the free and open source application designed to help you manage various programs and games on Linux that need Wine.

Easy GE-Proton installer ProtonUp-Qt now shows Steam Deck compatibility

By Liam Dawe,
ProtonUp-Qt is great. A very simple application that allows you to download extra compatibility layers for Linux desktops and the Steam Deck and now it's even better.

Wine 7.7 is out with more PE conversion work and theme additions

By Liam Dawe,
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 7.7.

Proton Experimental updated, fixes Resident Evil Revelations 2 for Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
Valve recently put up a new version of Proton Experimental, the compatibility layer that runs Windows games on Linux and the Steam Deck handheld.

Wine manager app Bottles adds a new Library mode, vkBasalt support

By Liam Dawe,
Bottles continues to mature as a way to manage installing applications and games with the compatibility layer Wine. A fresh release is out now showing off some UI improvements and new features.

Play Worms 2 on Linux with the Worms 2 Plus patch

By Liam Dawe,
Worms, a game I grew up with playing on the Amiga, it's an absolute classic and some modern versions just don't have the same charm. Thankfully, Worms 2 can be played easily on Linux (and Windows) thanks to Worms 2 Plus.

Wine 7.6 out now with more PE conversion work, Mono updated

By Liam Dawe,
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 development release is out now!

Wine manager 'Bottles' improves Steam Proton support, adds configurable environments

By Liam Dawe,
Bottles, a free and open source application for Linux (that works well on the Steam Deck), has another new release out bringing in major new features.

GE-Proton gets upgraded with Feral GameMode added (updated)

By Liam Dawe,
GE-Proton, the unofficial community-built version of the Proton compatibility layer has a new version out (and some hotfixes). UPDATED.

Steam Play Proton could get direct support for NVIDIA Image Scaling

By Liam Dawe,
An engineer from NVIDIA has put up a Pull Request on the official Wine repository that Valve uses for Proton, suggesting a rather fun new feature be added.

Wine 7.5 is out now with initial OCSP protocol support

By Liam Dawe,
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 development release is out with Wine 7.5.

Wine and Proton have a 'Curious Case of Phasmophobia'

By Liam Dawe,
Want to play Phasmophobia on a Linux desktop or Steam Deck? Well, it still doesn't yet work fully as the voice recognition isn't there but support for it is coming thanks to the Wine team.

Wine 7.4 changes the default theme and more PE conversion work

By Liam Dawe,
Another couple of weeks and even more work has been done on the Windows compatibility layer Wine in development version 7.4 that's out now.

vkd3d version 1.3 released from the Wine team

By Liam Dawe,
Not to be confused with VKD3D-Proton that the Valve team work on, the original vkd3d from the Wine team continues to be updated and a new release is out now.

Wine 7.3 is out, more Joystick fixes and PE conversion

By Liam Dawe,
More work has been done on the Windows compatibility layer Wine in development version 7.3 that's out now.

Wine 7.2 spilled out with the beginnings of a WMA decoder

By Liam Dawe,
The dedicated team building up the Windows compatibility layer Wine have release a new development version with Wine 7.2 now available.

Tim Sweeney has a point about Fortnite EAC support

By Samsai,
One of the big topics of discourse in the Linux gaming sphere recently has been Tim Sweeney's statement on porting Fortnite to the Steam Deck, where Sweeney argues that Linux would be too difficult of a target and the market not big enough to warrant the amount of resources it would take to bring all of Fortnite on the platform.

CodeWeavers advertising for a Wine developer and Linux gaming tester

By Liam Dawe,
Looking for a job in the Linux space? Now is your chance! CodeWeavers, the company that sponsors development on the Wine compatibility layer and works with Valve on Steam Play Proton are hiring again.
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