Retail version of Battlefield Bad Company 2
This includes: Steam version, DVD version, EA Digital Download version
Installation, update using the game's updater, installing DirectX and Redistribute from the DVD.
What does not
Menus and playing the game. White screen appears then closes after a few seconds.
What was not tested
Any game play because the menus didn't allow me to get there!
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Sep 11 2018||3.15-staging||No, but has workaround||Yes||Yes||Gold||Sigz|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Jul 21 2017||2.12-staging||Yes||Yes||Gold||Daniel Berger|
|Show||Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Mar 07 2014||1.7.14||Yes||Yes||Bronze||dr. Hannibal Lecter|
|Show||Gentoo Linux x86_64||Jan 19 2014||1.7.10||Yes||Yes||Silver||an anonymous user|
|Show||Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Nov 25 2012||1.5.18||Yes||Yes||Bronze||Andrey Gusev|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|22617||Texture Problems in Battlefield Bad Company 2||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|22762||Multiple DirectX10 games need Texture2D DXGI_FORMAT_R24G8_TYPELESS format support for stencil operations (Battlefield Bad Company 2, Warhammer 40k: Kill Team)||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|22776||Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 flickery textures in midrange background||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|22961||Battlefield Bad Company 2: no cd/dvd drive found (securom 7.4)||CLOSED||INVALID||View|
|22965||Battlefield Bad Company 2 can run from cd-rom, but not from iso||CLOSED||WONTFIX||View|
|22983||Battlefield Bad Company 2: game only shows black screen||CLOSED||ABANDONED||View|
|25094||Battlefield Bad Company 2: needs msvcp80.dll.??0?$basic_istringstream@DU?$char_traits@D@std@@V?$allocator@D@2@@std@@QAE (purist)||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|25095||Battlefield Bad Company 2: crashes when loading level||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|25097||Battlefield Bad Company 2 installer progress bar slams X||NEW||View|
|30628||Battlefield Bad Company 2 audio doesn't work in-game||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|32233||Battlefield Bad Company 2 weapons/items hold by player distorted/invisible||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|35981||Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (Russian locale) updater has missing glyphs||NEW||View|
Securom sollution by kowaltsky:
Sollution by Alan Luth doesnt works for me, I have got another one:
- make sure, than Battlefield Bad Company 2 is in your DVD-rom!
1) open Terminal and use this command: sudo mkdir /mnt/cdrom
2) Open Wine settings (applications - wine)
3) Switch to tab witch discs
4) add drive D: and add mount point: /mnt/cdrom
5) now last step, open Terminal and use this command:
If that doesnt work, try sollution by Alan Luth.
Securom sollution by Alan Luth:
If you get Securom errors that the game cannot find the DVD, see:
short answer, try mounting with -o uid=$UID,unhide.
Also make sure you have symlinks to both the device and the mount point in ~/.wine/dosdevicesI have to avoid wineboot deleting my d: symlink before running this game. The whole recipe looks like
sudo mount -o ro,loop,uid=1002,unhide /dev/sr0 /mnt/cdrom ln -s /dev/sr0 ~/.wine/dosdevices/d:: winemine & ln -s /mnt/cdrom ~/.wine/dosdevices/d:
For this game, DirectX must be manually set to version 9 (default is 10).
To do this, do the following:
cd ~/.wine/drive_c/users/[username]/My Documents/BFBC2
Edit settings.ini and set the value of DxVersion from Auto to 9
This how-to extracted from a May 10th, 2012 comment by AJSB. This has not yet been tested by the current maintainer (Scott Weldon).
To fix sound problems, edit the file "~/BFBC2/settings.ini" Find the following line:
and change it to, e.g.: