Ubuntu GamePack 20.04 was released, which allows you to run more than 85 thousand games

Ubuntu GamePack 20.04 was released, which allows you to run more than 85 thousand games
It became known that the build of Ubuntu GamePack 20.04 is now available for download to everyone. Its special feature is the availability of tools to run more than 85 thousand games and applications created for the GNU/Linux and Windows platforms. Windows games are launched using PlayOnLinux, CrossOver, and Wine. Older games for MS-DOS, Sega, Nintendo, PSP, PlayStation, and ZX Spectrum are also supported.

The build is based on Ubuntu 20.04 with all updates through September 2020. Compared to the previous release, the distribution received an updated package base, as well as additional utilities and software solutions for running games. By default, the GNOME user interface is offered, which is designed in the style of Windows 10.

The new build of the operating system offers users a lot of tools that you can use to interact with various games. Game delivery systems such as Steam, Lutris, Itch, and Game Jolt are available. There is a tool for launching classic adventure and role-playing games ScummVM, as well as tools for launching games for Windows, such as PlayOnLinux and CrossOver Linux. The build includes the DOSBox program for running games under DOS, as well as the ability to configure connection to repositories with collections of Linux games via UALinux, SNAP and Flatpak.

Ubuntu GamePack 20.04 also includes Adobe Flash and Oracle Java for online games, Direct3D 9/10/11 is implemented using the Vulkan API, as well as Wine and q4wine and winetricks utilities. If you need to run Windows games in different containers, you can use the Wine Launcher. Added a GameMode optimizer that changes Linux settings in the background to improve performance in games.

The ISO image size of the new Ubuntu GamePack 20.04 is 4.9 GB.
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