Wine 1.5.16 Fixes XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Adds New Mono Package

A lot of other games have been made to work with the new version

By on October 27th, 2012 08:54 GMT

Alexandre Julliard announced on October 26 a new development version of the Wine app, which brings assorted bug fixes and improvements.

As usual, the number of new features and bug fixes in the development version of Wine (Wine is Not An Emulator), especially after the release of a new Mono package.

 Highlights of Wine 1.5.16:

• The new version of the Mono package has been implemented (check out the official announcement of Mono to see a full list of updates and changes);
• Many improvements to the CMD command-line parser have been implemented;
• More stream classes in the C++ runtime have been added;
• Support for managing services in WMI has been added;
• Improved CPU detection and various bug fixes have been implemented;
• Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10 Standard now longer crashes performing Language Model Optimization;
• Text no longer disappears after several minutes in Qt Dominate;
• "Path not found" error which prevents NCLauncher from updating itself to latest, has been updated;
• An access violation in EditPadPro, when using function navigator with mouse double-click, has been fixed;
• Newly created items in the trigger treeview of Starcraft 2 Editor, are now getting properly marked for renaming;
• XLN Online Installer no longer complains that Javascript is not supported;
• Adobe Audition CS6 – A crash that occurred during UI paint at startup , in Adobe Audition CS6, has been repaired.

Wine 1.5.16 also brings bug fixes for the following Windows games: A Vampyre Story, Starfleet Command, Borderlands, Ship Simulator 2008, Gratuitous Space Battles, Lord of the Rings Online, Command & Conquer Tiberian Sun, Oblivion, Psychonauts, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, and many others. For more details, check the official announcement.

Download Wine 1.5.16 right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a development release and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended to be used for testing purposes only.

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