Battlefield 4

Latest version installed from Origin

Application Details:

Version: Origin
License: Retail
Votes: 2
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.0-rc5-staging

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Installing Origin, downloading the game in Origin, playing the game online via Origin.

What does not

Origin generally is troublesome in Wine, but it works well enough with the mentioned workarounds.

The game itself works flawlessly. The ICMP restrictions are Linux-specific (see Wine FAQ, but it doesn't mention to explicitly allow it for wineserver binary, which definitely is the case).


Apply "origin_downloads_e4ca5dbe_revert.mypatch" patch to make downloading in Origin work:

In Origin, disable its overlay. Otherwise the game will hang at start.

Allow ICMP to make ping detection work in-game (some servers kick otherwise):

sudo setcap cap_net_raw+epi /usr/bin/wine64-preloader
sudo setcap cap_net_raw+epi /usr/bin/wine-preloader

Also explicitly apply to wineserver, otherwise punkbuster won't work correctly with ping detection and kicks from server:

sudo setcap cap_net_raw+epi /usr/bin/wineserver

What was not tested

Singleplayer campaign, but it should work fine.

Hardware tested


  • GPU: AMD
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

Custom wine-staging-tkg build, DXVK

It's usually good practice to install some native components into the prefix:

winetricks corefonts d3dcompiler_42 d3dcompiler_43 d3dcompiler_47 d3dx10_43 d3dx11_42 d3dx11_43 d3dx9_24 d3dx9_25 d3dx9_26 d3dx9_27 d3dx9_28 d3dx9_29 d3dx9_30 d3dx9_31 d3dx9_32 d3dx9_33 d3dx9_34 d3dx9_35 d3dx9_36 d3dx9_37 d3dx9_38 d3dx9_39 d3dx9_40 d3dx9_41 d3dx9_42 d3dx9_43 vcrun2017 vcrun2013 vcrun2012 vcrun2010 vcrun2008 vcrun2005

Set prefix OS back to Win7/10 afterwards.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentArch Linux x86_64Jan 12 20205.0-rc5-stagingYes Yes YesGoldaufkrawall 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Aug 13 20183.13-stagingYes Yes NoPlatinumcallum haynes 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Aug 07 20183.13-stagingYes Yes YesGoldMark 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Jul 24 20183.11-stagingYes Yes NoPlatinumJoseph Kogut 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Apr 18 20183.5Yes Yes NoSilverJoseph Kogut 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
8332 Multiple applications fail to send ICMP requests on Linux (failure to open IPPROTO_ICMP sockets) STAGED View
52785 Battlefield 4 crashes in wined3d_buffer_create UNCONFIRMED View

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