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LIfe Is Strange

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Version: All Versions
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.0.1

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Installed in a clean 32-Bit wineprefix, ran out of the box. I just installed PhysX later using winetricks, but can't actually tell if it was used. Although I have a GeForce GTX 980Ti, it was only used by a maximum of 50% and therefore caused framedrops sometimes (highest settings), the game was playable just fine nevertheless.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 20.04 "Focal" (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 16 20205.0.1Yes Yes NoPlatinumFranco 
ShowFreeBSD 12.0 x86_64Jul 08 20194.0.1-stagingYes Yes NoPlatinumAlexander 
ShowManjaro LinuxAug 06 20183.10-stagingN/A Yes NoPlatinumAnonymous 
CurrentArch Linux x86_64Dec 09 20161.9.23Yes Yes NoPlatinumMax W. 
ShowAntergos x86_64Jul 25 20161.9.14Yes Yes NoPlatinummanero666 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
43467 Graphic glitches in Life is Strange on OS X UNCONFIRMED View

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Have anyone gotten this to run with AMD drivers?
by Mads on Sunday February 28th 2016, 13:05
I keep getting "Fatal error! Address = 0x32bithex (filename not found)" when launching the game on a computer with an AMD card, tried both with AMD Catalyst Crimson 15.12, and mesa r600 from git.

Many people have reported a similar bug on Windows on the steam forums, and those issues stemmed from wrong PhysX dlls (see ). I've tried both 9.13, 9.14, removing PhysX etc, but everything yields the same error.

Anyone else had any luck? This is on Wine 1.9.4, tried both staging and non-staging
Gamepad Support
by Frozen_byte on Tuesday January 12th 2016, 17:16
Has anybody to get a PS3 (Sixaxis/DS3) Controller working using QTsixA?

Yet I haven't found a solution other's than use the controllers input mapped to Keyboards/Mouse.
RE: Gamepad Support
by Lyn on Wednesday January 13th 2016, 4:59
Unfortunately, DS3 never worked for me. The analog sensors seemed to keep spamming and most games couldn't handle it. The controller just worked fine in big picture though. Sadly this doesn't help with Life is Strange, as the win steam client big picture mode doesn't work.
RE: Gamepad Support
by Frozen_byte on Sunday January 31st 2016, 8:47
Worked perfectly, Thank you!
non-steam version coming
by Lyn on Monday December 7th 2015, 6:58
A non-steam version will be released in january 2016 and is currently available for pre-purchase. This could help users who experience problems using steam client via wine.
RE: non-steam version coming
by desumoyo on Wednesday January 27th 2016, 9:44
The limited/standard physical edition is the steam version
RE: non-steam version coming
by Lyn on Thursday January 28th 2016, 12:25
Unfortunately yes; when I posted this comment, a square enix community manager for LiS on steam stated there will be no need for a steam account when the physical limited edition is out. But later on it turned out to be wrong and the DVD comes with a steam key as well as with a square enix registry key. So Life is Strange stays a steam game. I can confirm this because I got the limited edition myself yesterday.

by miguel on Sunday November 29th 2015, 5:49
You need disable fullscreen (try borderless), VSYNC and don't use wine-stagging.