CrossOver Games 7.2.0 Released
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE on 26 February 2009 at 11:36 AM EST. 3 Comments
It has been a number of months since CrossOver Games was last updated, but this morning CodeWeavers has issued a new update for this software based upon WINE that allows gamers to run their favorite DirectX and OpenGL Windows titles on Linux.

CrossOver Games 7.2.0 has a fix when running Steam with Compiz, improvements to the City of Heroes game, formal support for SPORE, improved support for World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King, and improved support for the latest version of the Steam client. Beyond that, CrossOver Games 7.2.0 is running on a new version of WINE and there are also a number of DirectX improvements that is supposed to improve the experience on a number of games. There are also a few OS-specific improvements in the Mac OS X build.

The change-log can be found at If you didn't receive a free copy of CrossOver Games from the CodeWeavers Lame Duck Challenge, a trial version of CrossOver Games is available while the full version is available for $40 USD. We imagine that CodeWeavers will soon have out an update for their CrossOver Office software.

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