Wine 2.9 Release Improves Support for The Witcher 3 and Need for Speed: The Run

Coming about two weeks after the release of Wine 2.8, which improved support for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III that’ll be ported to Linux and SteamOS platforms by Feral Interactive on June 8, Wine 2.9 is here to introduce support for tesselation shaders in Direct3D, binary mode support in WebServices, RegEdit UI improvements, and clipboard changes detected through Xfixes. However, as with any new Wine release, numerous apps and games received improvements. Among the Windows games that have been improved in Wine 2.9, we can mention The Witcher 3, Need for Speed: The Run, Grandia II, World of Warships, World of Warplanes, World of Tanks, Tomb Raider 2013 (Steam), 1nsane (GOG), Way of the Samurai 4, League of Legends, Banished, and Soul Reaver (GOG).