Originally Posted by uid313
Applications programmed for the native Windows 8 interface (widely-known as Metro, officially "Modern UI") are not written in Win32 API, which is what Wine implements.
Or C# / .NET which is Mono, not Wine.
So yeah, still useless.
Metro hooks into the WinRT libraries, which are C++ based, and I assume WINE will eventually implement them if they haven't started yet.