VMware, the company behind the software package that allows you to run Windows on a Mac, has announced it will be launching its latest version, VMware Fusion 3, at the end of October.

According to the company, the package that launches on the 27 October will add over 50 new features and is "the best way to run Windows on a Mac", including a strong focus on letting you run games on the ungame friendly Mac OS.

Key highlights will be Snow Leopard support and the ability to run all versions of the new Windows 7 OS from Microsoft.

However, the company is also promising easier switching options and the ability to support OpenGL 2.1 and DirectX 9.0c to run games without rebooting the machine.

The new software package will cost $79.99 or $39.99 for users wishing to upgrade.