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:
+Updating +Playing Campaign Mode
What does not
-Setting Shader Quality above low causes unplayable frame rates
What was not tested
Game runs flawlessly at 2560x1600 with all possible settings maxed out with the exception of the shader quality being set to low. Even having the shader set on medium causes fps stutter. Kernel: 22.214.171.124-1.2.2 CPU: AMD Phenom 955 x4 RAM: 4 GB Videocard: Nvidia GTX465 running 270.41.06 drivers Registry changes used; DirectDrawRenderer opengl Multisampling disabled OffscreenRenderingMode pbuffer PixelShaderMode enabled RenderTargetLockMode readtex StrictDrawOrdering disabled UseGLSL disabled VertexShaderMode hardware VideoMemorySize 1024 mmdevapi disabled Though it may not work right out of the gate, with the right settings this game runs fluently. Worthy of Gold
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Ubuntu 20.04 "Focal" (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jul 28 2020||5.13-staging||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||Thomas Lucero|
|Show||Ubuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jun 11 2020||5.10-staging||Yes||No||No||Garbage||James Lovejoy|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||May 02 2020||5.6||Yes||Yes||No||Platinum||Jaster Laf|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Apr 27 2020||5.5-staging||Yes||Yes||No||Silver||Jaster Laf|
|Show||Debian 10.x "Buster"||Apr 22 2020||5.0||Yes||No||No||Garbage||tfe|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|11674||Dual-core unsupported in WoW and SC2||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|
|44920||StarCraft II crashes on some maps (requires HLSL compiler)||REOPENED||View|
|45349||Multiple applications and games crash due to missing support for 64-bit syscall thunks (StreetFighter V, World of Warcraft)||STAGED||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