Xonotic 0.8 Finally Released With SDL2 & Many Game Updates
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Gaming on 15 January 2015 at 09:58 PM EST. Add A Comment
LINUX GAMING --
For those looking toward one of the very best open-source first person shooters, Xonotic, it's finally reached version 0.8.

Xonotic 0.7 was released a year and a half ago while Xonotic 0.8 is finally out to start the new year and see a release before FOSDEM 2015.

Xonotic 0.8 features three new maps for the CTF game mode, new in-game sounds, major updates to the menu system, SDL 2.0 support, performance improvements, a new weapon concept, new monsters, and many other in-game updates.

More details on Xonotic 0.8 can be found via the release announcement posted a short time ago to Xonotic.org.
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