Needed to run:d3dcompiler_43
Gameplay (only running in Windowed mode, fullscreen/resizing resulted in an unresponsive session)
Music / Sounds
What does not
Installer - runs but bombs out with an error code: 0x80070005(null)
What was not tested
Needed to run: d3dcompiler_43 d3dx9_43 dotnet40 vcrun2010
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Ubuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Feb 11 2016||1.9.3||Yes||Yes||Bronze||UnderSky|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Aug 31 2015||1.7.50||Yes||Yes||Gold||Jon Blackham|
|Show||Arch Linux||Jul 07 2015||1.7.46||Yes||Yes||Gold||Jon Blackham|
|Show||Linux Mint 17 "Qiana" x86_64||Dec 21 2014||1.7.33||No, but has workaround||Yes||Bronze||an anonymous user|
|Current||Linux Mint 17 "Qiana" x86_64||Sep 08 2014||1.7.26||No, but has workaround||Yes||Bronze||an anonymous user|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|17273||Many apps and games need SetNamedPipeHandleState implementation (support for named pipe message mode)(FireFox+Flash, Win8/NET 4.x SDK/vcrun2012, WiX installers)||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|36993||MWO Installer will not run||CLOSED||DUPLICATE||View|
It is not possible to run the installer until the bug below is fixed.
Your best hope of running this game is to install it on windows then copy the files over to linux and attempt to run it from there.
courtesy of Elijah
MechWarrior Online requires .NET and DirectX9 at the minimum. Setting the renderer to OpenGL is a must. Some textures / rendering may not show correctly as there may not be enough GPU memory to house everything.