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The following roadmaps are just references that the Games development team will base its work on.

Check out the latest development version, find out features that you want, need or think are useful and file bug reports for these. They will probably be listed here if they fit Games' scope.


3.24

Item

Description

Status

NES games in Flatpak

Allow to run NES games in the official Flatpak bundle.

Done

Notify games loading

Notify when games are being loaded.

Done

Sharp video rendering

Allow to render games with a sharp, pixelated video rendering.

Done

Smooth collection spacing

Space out smoothly the items from the collection's icon view.

Done


3.26

Item

Description

Bug

Status

Run games from URI

Allow to run games via command line or by double-clicking their file.

780320

TODO

Shell search provider

A way to search for games in GNOME Shell and run them should be provided.

780638

TODO

Shortcuts window

We should add a GtkShortcutsWindow.

780636

TODO


Future

Item

Description

Bug

Status

Collections view

Display and sort games by user-created collections

772466

TODO

Developers view

Display and sort games by developer

772446

TODO

Gamepad rumble

We should support rumble for PlayStation and Nintendo 64 games.

769318

TODO

Gamepads to control the UI

We should add a way to control the UI with gamepads.

779096

TODO

Meson

Allow to build Games via Meson.

TODO

PlayStation game detection

We should detect PlayStation games more properly, by parsing the disc's files.

775255

Prototype exists

Ship an arcade core

Ship an arcade core with the Flatpak version.

TODO

Ship a GBA core

Ship a Game Boy Advance core with the Flatpak version.

775255

TODO

Ship a DS core

Ship a Nintendo DS core with the Flatpak version.

TODO

Ship a Saturn core

Ship a Saturn core with the Flatpak version.

TODO

Smart collections

Allow the user to create "smart" collections based on game metadata

772465

TODO

Smarter search

Allow to search games by their genre, developer, publisher, available players...

TODO

Here is a list of features we want or may want in future versions of Games:

  • Mouse support
  • Allow to favorite games
  • Ordering the games by usage
  • Automatically search and install missing plugins

  • Allow to configure gamepads

  • Allow to configure the on-keyboard mock-gamepad
  • Properly support multi-taps for games allowing one
  • Support multi-disc Sega Saturn games
  • Support rendering Libretro games with OpenGL
  • Offer soft (cartoony) or faithful (CRT TV…) video rendering
  • Allow to play or install (PlayStation) games from disc

  • Run the Libretro cores in their own process

In addition to those which are already available in Games, we may add support for the following platforms:

  • 3DO
  • Amiga CD32
  • Amstrad GX-4000
  • Atari 5200
  • Atari ST
  • Commodore 64
  • GOG
  • Jaguar
  • Jaguar CD
  • Lynx
  • MS-DOS
  • MSX
  • Neo-Geo
  • Neo-Geo CD
  • PC-88*
  • PC-98*
  • PC-FX
  • PlayOnLinux

  • PlayStation 2

  • PlayStation Portable

  • ScummVM
  • Sharp X68000
  • Virtual Boy
  • WonderSwan

Apps/Games/Roadmap (last edited 2017-03-28 07:32:35 by AdrienPlazas)