Category: Main Games Action Games Dark Souls Prepare to Die Edition

Dark Souls

!!!OBSOLETE!!! Prepare to Die Edition. Released on Steam. Old version using Games for Windows Live.

Application Details:

Version: Prepare to Die Edition
License: Retail
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.14

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Solo play, saving, gamepad (Logitech F310)

What does not

Online play, movie cutscenes (Intro and Outro)


What was not tested

Complete playthrough

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

- Used the ALI213 files to allow the game to start (crash at startup otherwise) and Firelight xlive.dll to allow saving (as proposed in comments below) - Had to rename the movie files (.wmv) in "movWW" folder or the game would crash after character creation

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowSabayon Linux (rolling release) amd64Apr 05 20141.7.14N/A Yes Silveran anonymous user 
CurrentMac OS X 10.8 "Mountain Lion"Jan 24 20141.7.11Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowArch Linux x86_64May 13 20131.5.30Yes Yes GoldSerge Hooge 
ShowLinux Mint 13 "Maya" x86_64Sep 23 20121.5.13Yes Yes GoldMehranNZ 
ShowArch LinuxAug 31 20121.5.11Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

Playing Videos

2015-05-23 Admin note: the following was extracted from a user comment made in 2014 and may not be relevant to current Wine.

You'll need to install wmp9, devenum and vcrun6 from winetricks and the videos works fine. :)