|Version:||Steam Pre-release (Alpha)|
|Latest Wine Version Tested:||5.18-staging|
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Game Menu, all in-game options, join servers, microphone, sound, chat, first person, Character customization.
What does not
Launch hangs in a black screen but eventually gets to the menu. Add the following parameters to DayZ launch options in steam to prevent intro and splash: -nosplash -nointro -world=empty Terrible mouse bug. The mouse leaves the screen causing the view to stop in one direction. The solution is to set Mouse Warp Override to forced. Mouse works normal as expected, once forced. Flickering of models, textures, sprites, shadows, lighting. Fixed with some tweaking/lowering of video settings e.g. render resolution and anti-aliasing. Grass textures appear and disappear. Foliage textures change constantly.
What was not tested
Other possible configurations or patched versions of wine.
Video and mouse error prevent playability. Once configured, the game maybe works. Don't expect the best quality graphics; unclear what specifically fixes flickering.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Pop!_OS 20.04||Sep 27 2020||5.18-staging||Yes||Yes||No||Garbage||Gangolf Ovaert|
|Show||Ubuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jul 15 2018||3.11-staging||Yes||No||No||Garbage||Manumerique|
|Show||Ubuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Mar 08 2017||2.3||Yes||No||Garbage||Benny|
|Show||Ubuntu 16.04 "Xenial" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jan 04 2017||2.0-rc3||Yes||No||Garbage||trouble|
|Show||Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Aug 08 2014||1.7.23||Yes||No||Garbage||lahtis|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|31910||anti-cheat software Battleye 1.176 expects call to KiUserExceptionDispatcher during exception handling (user mode SEH dispatcher)(Arma2, DayZ)||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|40007||Dirt 3 requires d3d11_immediate_context_CSSetShaderResources||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|42168||Crash when loading DayZ at menu||UNCONFIRMED||View|
- Setting 'mouseSmoothing=0;' int the user.DayZProfile file helps a lot!
- If you wonder why your torch is pointing slightly to the left of you r char, press 'space' ;-).
2017-01-04 Admin note: BattleEye fails to start. See bug list. One can get around this by renaming DayZ.exe as DayZ_BE.exe. However, the the game will crash shortly after loading. If it doesn't crash, then one may not find a non-BattleEye server on which to play.