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Grand Theft Auto: Episodes From Liberty City

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Application Details:

Version: Steam version
License: Retail
URL: http://www.rockstargames.com/e...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.7-staging

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

Selected Test Results

What works

  • Single player (several missions)
  • Social Club
  • Running on a system with multiple monitors at different resolutions.


If using a video card with more than 2GB VRAM, consider using the following launch options:

-norestrictions -nomemrestrict -percentvidmem 100

What does not

Workarounds

What was not tested

I didn't test Multiplayer, but I assume it would work as the Social Club and GFWL (Games for Windows Live) work; assuming you're willing to make an xbox account.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: AMD
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

A vanilla install uses a cloud save system that's dependent on GFWL. It is necessary to have an account to run the game.

To avoid making a xbox account, I used xlive.dll to remove the extra DRM. However, this does break the multiplayer.


If you're experiencing poor FPS after trying the launch options mentioned above, try some of the following:

  1. Disable vsync in game and/or by using the "-novblank" launch option.
  2. Turn "Shadows" down/off (shadows in this game will cause stuttering on even the best systems).
  3. Turn "View Distance" to something < 50 (Like shadows, setting this too high will hurt performance on any hardware).
  4. Make sure you CPU scaling governor isn't set to "powersave".
  5. Adding the "-nocache" launch option may improve FPS but may also introduce stuttering.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentArch Linux x86_64May 06 20194.7-stagingYes Yes NoPlatinumAdam Moore 
ShowLinux Mint 17.3 "Rosa" x86_64Jun 05 20161.9.11Yes Yes Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 15 "Olivia" x86_64Jan 07 20141.7.10Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 12.10 "Quantal" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 26 20121.5.18Yes Yes SilverIgor Zinovyev 

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