Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Far Cry 4 Now Supported By Wine

Developers of popular Linux application Wine have announced that a new update for Wine, version 1.9.5 is ready for download and testing. It adds support for Assassin’s Creed Syndicate and Far Cry 4, as well as bringing changes to a number of tools, from Heroes of the Storm and Planetary Annihilation to obscure programs like Powerpoint 2003.

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The current release schedule for Wine has the stable version of the program launch once a year, while smaller changes are implemented throughout the rest of the year.

According to the changelog for the latest version, it features a new version of the Mono engine with 64-bit support, the WineD3D command stream has been implemented and support has been added for effect states in Direct3DX. Some drag-and-drop improvements have also been committed. And there are, of course, a whole host of bug fixes. Check out the full changelog here, if you’re interested. Wine 1.9.5 is available as both source and as binary for a variety of distributions.

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