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Another Wine development release is now available! Just today Wine 2.13 has released and features a few noteworthy changes.

Major changes:
  • Unicode data updated to Unicode 10.0.0.
  • Nicer looking default mouse cursors.
  • Persistent connections support in WinHTTP.
  • Message Framing protocol support in WebServices.
  • Improved metafile support in GdiPlus.
  • Debug registers support in x86-64 exception handling.
  • Anti-aliasing improvements in DirectWrite.
  • Various bug fixes.

They fixed 33 mentioned bugs in games like Skylanders Spyro's Adventure, Ion Assault, The Witcher 3 and more. Overall it looks like a pretty decent release.

I'm always fascinated with Wine development, chasing that ever-moving target, but they're doing a fantastic job. I would be surprised if in 2-3 years time if most DX9 games didn't have good to excellent support, at the current rate of Wine development. Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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Shmerl 21 July 2017 at 8:32 pm UTC
DX9 games actually mostly have very good support already. You probably meant DX11 ones?


Last edited by Shmerl at 21 July 2017 at 8:33 pm UTC
qptain Nemo 21 July 2017 at 8:40 pm UTC
ShmerlDX9 games actually mostly have very good support already. You probably meant DX11 ones?
To be honest, while there is always room for improvement, that's true in my experience as well.
MaCroX95 21 July 2017 at 9:12 pm UTC
qptain Nemo
ShmerlDX9 games actually mostly have very good support already. You probably meant DX11 ones?
To be honest, while there is always room for improvement, that's true in my experience as well.

It is the case for me as well. I can't remember the last time I'd tried to install dx9 game and wouldn't be able to... it works with all the games I try and hopefully DX11 will get into great shape as well soon.
cblade 21 July 2017 at 9:37 pm UTC
Even though dx9 games work pretty good there are still some outliers. League of legends is one of those where I get like half the performance even though it's a dx9 game plus lots of other little annoyances.
Liam Dawe 21 July 2017 at 10:34 pm UTC
ShmerlDX9 games actually mostly have very good support already. You probably meant DX11 ones?
No, I meant what I said.

Lots of games still need workarounds of some form. DX9 is only one part of the puzzle though of course they still have to imorove various other things to get more games to work flawlessly.
mrdeathjr 22 July 2017 at 12:35 am UTC
In this wine version steam login error caused for update has been corrected

In some tests rally sports challenge runs good

View video on youtube.com

Another title works is resident evil 4 + mods (and now with texture mods + some fix for phone call)

View video on youtube.com




Last edited by mrdeathjr at 23 July 2017 at 5:43 pm UTC
Comandante Ñoñardo 22 July 2017 at 2:08 am UTC
ShmerlDX9 games actually mostly have very good support already. You probably meant DX11 ones?

Is Alan Wake 100% playable?
Last time I tried, I had problems with the audio in the cutscenes..
chancho_zombie 22 July 2017 at 3:09 am UTC
Comandante Ñoñardo
ShmerlDX9 games actually mostly have very good support already. You probably meant DX11 ones?

Is Alan Wake 100% playable?
Last time I tried, I had problems with the audio in the cutscenes..

I've finished Alan Wake, it works, the audio problem I think is fixable by setting pulse to 44100 khz.
But liam is right, some games need to improve, last one I've played was Batman Arkham Origins while it was playable the performance was halved, on windows I got 120fps and on wine was 60fps, sometimes diping to 1fps. And that's with gallium drivers.


Last edited by chancho_zombie at 22 July 2017 at 3:16 am UTC
mrdeathjr 22 July 2017 at 3:20 am UTC
Comandante Ñoñardo
ShmerlDX9 games actually mostly have very good support already. You probably meant DX11 ones?

Is Alan Wake 100% playable?
Last time I tried, I had problems with the audio in the cutscenes..

I try recently around wine 2.4 and latern bug still present

TheRiddick 22 July 2017 at 12:44 pm UTC
work and work flawlessly are two different things. I'm able to get most dx9 games working also but very often you come up against less then ideal performance situations or weird graphical glitches that can't be resolved such as flickering shadows or other effects.
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