CrossOver Games 8.0 Adds Support For Snow Leopard, More Games


CrossWeavers on Wednesday released version 8.0 of CrossOver Games, a WINE (WINE Is Not an Emulator) cousin that allows gamers to play Windows games on Mac OS X or Linux. The update adds support for Mac OS X version 10.6 Snow Leopard as well as the games Left4Dead, the Steam version of Tales of Monkey Island, Perfect World, Jade Empire, Ether Saga, Dragon Sky, and Shaiya.

CrossOver Games 8.0 also features fixes and enhancements for Half-Life 2, Team Fortress 2, Spore, Guild Wars, Civilization IV, Bejeweled and unsupported titles such as EVE Online, Lord of the Rings Online, Pharaoh, City of Heroes and Lego Star Wars have been added.

CrossOver Games sells for US$39.95, which includes 12 months of product support and software updates. The software requires an Intel-based Mac with 120MB of free hard drive space. It supports over 200 Windows games, the list of which can be seen on the CodeWeavers web site.