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Wine 3.6 is out with work towards high DPI support and BattlEye fixes

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Wine 3.6 is now officially available with some new features and a healthy dose of bug fixes to keep Wine users happy.

In terms of feature highlights, here's what's in:

  • Support for PNG format icons.
  • Support for 1D textures.
  • More infrastructure for high DPI support.
  • OLE data cache improvements.

This time around, it seems quite a few bugs were noted as fixed, 53 in fact. Some notable bugs that got fixed were seven specific to BattlEye, along with multiple games requiring a "d3d11_device_CreateTexture1D" implementation (Need For Speed: The Run, Sniper Elite V2, Overwatch, Battlefield 3), along with fixes for Cuphead and plenty more. As a reminder though, not all noted bugs were specifically fixed in this release, some were fixed earlier and only updated now.

Quite an exciting release in terms of bug fixes there.

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mrdeathjr 13 April 2018 at 9:54 pm UTC
In this wine version bloodrayne 2 menus are corrected but cinematics crash in test

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Need for Speed Most Wanted 2012 run in this wine version thanks 1D texture support

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Another examples with this wine version are:

Test Drive Unlimited 1 + Patch 2.0.0A

However water error still remains

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Lego Jurassic World

Empire Earth III

Hard Reset

Total Overdose

Shellshock 2

Last edited by mrdeathjr at 16 April 2018 at 12:45 am UTC
robiniseenbanaan 13 April 2018 at 10:36 pm UTC
How is the Battleye support in 3.6? Can anyone test?
Avehicle7887 13 April 2018 at 10:56 pm UTC
Interesting release, looks like I know what I'll be doing for the weekend.
asharin 14 April 2018 at 12:35 am UTC
robiniseenbanaanHow is the Battleye support in 3.6? Can anyone test?
I attempted to run H1Z1, it managed to Install the battleye service, but wouldn't launcher would not launch the game. Was going to try Fortnite Battle Royale, but couldn't get the epic games launcher to run, despite various suggestions on Appdb
Comandante Ñoñardo 14 April 2018 at 12:49 am UTC
Meanwhile the paid version of WINE, Crossover, is stuck in the version 2.8
Whitewolfe80 14 April 2018 at 12:59 am UTC
Wow the progress Wine has made is amazing game that couldnt even run are now not only running but either playable or at the very least start
ElectricPrism 14 April 2018 at 3:07 am UTC
@WineDevs -- if anyone is reading -- you guys are doing amazing!

One of the more anticipated features you guys could work on for me would be mainlining GTK3 support from wine-staging.

Keep up the amazing work, you guys are paving the way along with MESA, Gnome, KDE and all the other big teams working hard toward a common future. Great work!
gustavoyaraujo 14 April 2018 at 3:29 am UTC
Can someone try to run Street Fighter V. The results from winehq are too old...
robiniseenbanaan 14 April 2018 at 2:37 pm UTC
I tried and PUBG is also not working (Yet). It installs Battleye but fails to launch the game. If I try to launch it again it only says starting Battleye service...
Whitewolfe80 14 April 2018 at 6:49 pm UTC
gustavoyaraujoCan someone try to run Street Fighter V. The results from winehq are too old...

Yeah no tried and got excites when screen changed to black then back to desktop
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