Anno 1404

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Application Details:

Version: 1.02.2619
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.6

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Test Results

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What works



Trying to login into Online-Profiles

DirectX 10 (enabled)!!

Loading Time equal to Windows

GameSpeed equal to Windows

Long Time Playing
No More Grafik Bugs!

What does not



What was not tested

Online-Profile, since the Servers do not respond

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

I installed winetricks dx9 and dx10 dlls and physx also the codecs and fonts from winetricks. The important thing is at the end, change dbghelp (in winecfg) to Native, "not Native then Buildin"!! You may remove the fix for earlier Wine-Versions, to disable DX10, it seams to work with current wine-version. Do NOT EVER quit Anno without the exit-buttons inside of anno, or else you're offline-profile may get corrupted (happened 3 times to me, till now). Grafik Bugs are fixed with current Patch

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowManjaro Linux 18.0.0May 03 20194.6Yes Yes YesGoldBob Niemöller 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Oct 24 20141.7.29Yes Yes GoldLara Maia 
ShowUbuntu 11.10 "Oneiric" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 28 20121.3.37Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Apr 15 20121.2.3Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowArch LinuxFeb 21 20111.3.14Yes Yes Goldfetter_oml 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes


In order to get the game working you must enable DirectX 9 instead of DirectX 10:

  • Locate the Engine.ini file (drive_c/Program Files/Ubisoft/Related Designs/ANNO 1404/ or drive_c/users/%username%/Application\ Data/Ubisoft/Anno1404/Config/ )
  • Edit or add a key named DirectXVersion and set the value to 9
  • The file should look similar to this:

The game should run flawlessly then...


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No connect to online profile
by orleans on Monday March 15th 2010, 17:58
Windows user have at moment the same problem
RE: No connect to online profile
by Manu on Tuesday March 16th 2010, 2:51
If this problem appears under Windows, it's most likely a server problem. But under Wine it also appears while the servers are running fine.