Wine 6.0 Officially Released with Vulkan Backend for WineD3D, This Is What’s New

A year in the making, Wine 6.0 is here to provide GNU/Linux users with much-improved support for running Windows applications and gams on their beloved distributions. Major changes including support for core modules in the PE format, Vulkan backend for WineD3D, DirectShow and Media Foundation support, as well as revamped text console. Highlights of Wine 6.0 include new Direct3D 11 features like per render-target blend states, dual-source blending, and multi-sample anti-aliasing sample masks, support for Direct3D 9 alpha-to-coverage multi-sampling, support for more graphics cards and newer graphics drivers, as well as support for Vulkan driver 1.2.162.