CodeWeavers Got Steam Running On Android
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE on 22 March 2016 at 05:55 AM EDT. 14 Comments
CodeWeavers got their Wine-based CrossOver software running on Android, but before getting too excited, it's x86 Android.

CodeWeavers demonstrated CrossOver on Android x86 last week at the Game Developers Conference (GDC'16). This follows extensive work done by Wine and CodeWeavers developers to get Wine on Android. Wine on Android has been in the works for a number of years already and is now finally becoming usable but without any support for QEMU or other forms of architecture emulation to be able to get your favorite x86 Win32 programs on the plethora of Android ARM devices.

Anyhow, if you want to see Steam running atop Android via CrossOver:

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