Wings of Liberty, Heart of the Swarm, and Legacy of the Void, including Starter Editions
Please try the Stater Edition before buying the game to make sure it works on your system (link below). It includes the first campaign (Wings of Liberty) and the Arcade (Mods)
Consider including the following in your test results:
What does not
Nothing that I came across
What was not tested
Sound was initially buggy. I followed the tips below (see "Sound problems" section), and that solved all my sound problems. The game runs smoothly, even during large-scale battles, but only after I turned down ALL graphic settings to their lowest value (that includes changing unit portraits from 3d to 2d). I'm running at a resolution of 1280x1024. Kernel version 2.6.32-21. My hardware specs are: 4GHz DDR3 ram, Intel Core2Duo 3.0GHz CPU and an nVidia 9800GTX (512mb) with the latest nVidia 256.44 driver. Overall I'm surprised how well everything is working, and it's definitely playable, if you do not care about flashy looks.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Debian 10.x "Buster"||Nov 17 2019||4.20-staging||N/A||Yes||No||Platinum||MichaÅ‚ MirosÅ‚aw|
|Show||Gentoo Linux x86_64||Oct 31 2019||4.18-staging||Yes||Yes||No||Platinum||nva|
|Show||Linux Mint 19.2 Tina||Oct 04 2019||4.17-staging||Yes||Yes||Yes||Silver||Rubem Pacelli|
|Show||Ubuntu 19.04 "Disco" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Aug 15 2019||4.13||N/A||No||No||Garbage||Thomas Lucero|
|Show||Gentoo Linux x86_64||Jul 13 2019||4.12.1-staging||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||Piotr Wasiewicz|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|11674||Dual-core unsupported in WoW and SC2||STAGED||View|
|29168||Multiple games and applications need realtime updates to KSYSTEM_TIME members in KUSER_SHARED_DATA (Star Wars: The Old Republic game client, Blizzard games, GO 1.4+ runtime)||STAGED||View|
|30853||Wine doesn’t always handle "right alt" properly||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|32342||Multiple applications and games using 'Webkit' or 'Blink' web browser engine crash on startup ('Arial' and 'Times New Roman' font face name validation)||STAGED||View|
|33759||Some applications reset the X color profile||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|40905||Multiple applications need api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll._get_narrow_winmain_command_line (PCSX2 1.4.0, Battle.Net Launcher)||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|40979||Starcraft 2 crashes in online game.||NEEDINFO||View|
|41071||Multiple applications needs api-ms-win-crt-stdio-l1-1-0.dll._wsopen_dispatch (PCSX2 1.4.0, StarCraft II 3.6.0)||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|41090||Multiple games (Starcraft 2, UE4 games) require vcruntime140.dll.__intrinsic_setjmp||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|41320||Starcraft 2 crashes with "Unexpected Fatal Error" immediately after opening.||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|41583||Starcraft 2 hangs with "setup_exception stack overflow"||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|41725||Unimplemented function api-ms-win-crt-math-l1-1-0.dll._except1 (Starcraft 2 main menu, Firefox)||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|42001||SC2 unimplemented function ucrtbase.dll._except1||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|45502||No sound in Starcraft II||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|45589||Starcraft 2: Sound stops working after a while||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|47265||Multiple Blizzard games (Diablo III, Heroes of the Storm, Overwatch, Starcraft, StarCraft II, World of Warcraft) crash immediately on launch||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|47266||StarCraft 2 (x64) does not start since patch 4.8.x||CLOSED||DUPLICATE||View|
If using custom gamma settings or using an application that automatically changes gamma (e.g. redshift) then at specific times, your gamma setting may reset for a short time.
To fix this, open the registry editor and navigate to:
Inside the newly created "X11 Driver" add the chain value "UseXVidMode" and set it to "N".
After a Battle.net update or a crash, there are sometimes old processes left running that may interfere with your next launch. These processes can be killed before trying again:
killall -i -r '.exe'
Or you can do this manually (and more safely):
ps x #and then....kill as necessary after you got the process ID in the first column
#of course it doesn't hurt to take a look at the manual for these commands:
You can download the StarCraft II Starter Edition for free via the Battle.net Launcher, which includes the first campaign (Wings Of Liberty) and the Arcade (Mods).
Please test how / if the game works before buying it.
As of October Windows XP is no longer supported