Wine 8.0-rc3 Released With 28 Known Bug Fixes

Written by Michael Larabel in WINE on 7 January 2023 at 06:04 AM EST. 3 Comments
Wine 8.0-rc3 is now available as the latest test release for this software to enjoy Windows games and applications on Linux and macOS.

Wine 8.0 will be out in the next few weeks while Wine 8.0-rc3 is the latest test candidate. In being under a feature freeze since early December, no new features are included as part of today's release but simply various bug fixes.

A total of 28 known bug fixes make up Wine 8.0-rc3 and help out software like Adobe Digital Edition 4.5 to games like World of Warcraft Classic, Max Payne, Sacred Gold, Need for Speed: Payback, and other titles.

For the full list of fixes making up the Wine 8.0-rc3 release along with downloads can be found over on

Wine 8.0 stable as the annual feature release should be out in late January or early February depending upon how the rest of the release cycle plays out around bugs.
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