LINUXGAMES

Cedega 6.1

September 24th, 2008 by Crusader

TransGaming sent in the following press release to announce Cedega version 6.1, an implementation of the Windows OS API on Linux with an emphasis on game compatibility, for their subscribers:

The new release also marks the evolution of Cedega into a community supported Membership service, offering Linux consumers with the best and broadest gaming experience available today. The growing consumer base currently gaming on Linux systems requires an enhanced service offering that leverages the strengths of the global community and provides a forum for gamers. The new Cedega Gaming Service Membership, available at www.cedega.com, offers consumers participation in a vast gaming community, supporting hundreds of PC games and providing top tier Member support and community services.

The 6.1 launch re-establishes Cedega’s lead position in providing Linux gamers the ability to play today’s newest PC games while giving them Membership within the leading global Linux gaming community. All Cedega Members will receive year-round updates to the Cedega Gaming Engine, enabling new triple-A PC games like Call of Duty(R) and SPORE(TM). The new Cedega release also marks the launch of a new Cedega Certified Series of PC Games, which provides Members with an easy to identity seal-of-approval for games running under Cedega. Over 40 recently released Cedega Certified PC games will ensure the hottest titles are available and supported for Linux gamers.

“We are delighted to provide the Linux gaming community with a total upgrade to Cedega”, commented Vikas Gupta, CEO & President of TransGaming. “With the Cedega Gaming Service we have revamped every facet of our product for our Members and are now delivering support for some of the hottest games, while offering a much richer community experience. We have also introduced free Trial Memberships which will more easily allow Linux users around the world to experience the power of Cedega.”

The Cedega Gaming Service offers three levels of Membership, starting with a new Trial Membership that offers Linux gamers the ability to explore the Service and try a PC game for FREE running under Cedega’s Gaming Engine. Fully paid Memberships to the Service are offered in 6- month and 12-month packages, and provide Linux gamers with full access to the power of Cedega. Full Memberships offer access to all online services at www.cedega.com, including the searchable games database, community tools and forums, Cedega Certified games technical support, promotional specials, plus access to the Cedega Gaming Engine and all software updates during their active Membership.

3 Responses to “Cedega 6.1”

  1. nightz Says:

    Not free software, no fun. Why not make a system that brings something back to community like CrossOffice does?

  2. Thunor Says:

    I don’t use it but great press release!!!

    I like this: “The growing consumer base currently gaming on Linux systems requires an enhanced service offering that leverages the strengths of the global community and provides a forum for gamers.”

  3. rafaMEX Says:

    games are not FREE software (not always) and they are a lot of FUN.

    they include artwork, music scores that cost $$.

    problem is cedega not given back to wine proyect what they promised. so bleh … wine works just fine.

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