Category: Main Games Role Playing Games Dark Souls II Scholar of the First Sin

Dark Souls II

The definitive version of Dark Souls II.  New monster & item locations, item descriptions, additional bosses, lore. etc.  This is also a Direct X 11 build and only is compatible with x64 systems

Application Details:

Version: Scholar of the First Sin
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 3.8-staging

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works




What does not

Intro video does not play on selecing New Game.

New Game crashes with CSMT enabled, but continue works.

Dualshock 3 controller mappings are incorrect.


To prevent the New Game crash either disable CSMT or disable "winegstreamer" in winecfg "Libraries" tab.

To fix the Dualshock 3 mappings run xboxdrv --detach-kernel-driver --mimic-xpad

What was not tested

Completing the game

New Game +

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

Minor stuttering when the game is loading a new area.  This is not done where enemies are around so does not affect gameplay.

This was wine-staging 3.3, despite WineHQ saying it is discontinued:

~ » wine --version
wine-3.3 (Staging)

~ » uname -a
Linux archhost 4.15.7-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed Feb 28 19:01:57 UTC 2018 x86_64 GNU/Linux

~ » pacman -Ss nvidia | grep installed
extra/libvdpau 1.1.1+3+ga21bf7a-1 [installed]
extra/nvidia 390.25-15 [installed]
extra/nvidia-utils 390.25-2 [installed]
multilib/lib32-nvidia-utils 390.25-1 [installed]

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowArch LinuxMay 25 20183.8-stagingYes Yes YesSilverSolarinas 
CurrentArch Linux x86_64Mar 09 20183.3Yes Yes YesGoldRicky Oswald 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 9.x "Stretch" x86_64Dec 13 20172.22-stagingYes Yes NoPlatinumGuy Debord 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Aug 02 20172.13-stagingYes Yes GoldMicah N Gorrell 
ShowManjaro LinuxJun 18 20172.10-stagingYes Yes GoldPrzemek G 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
40367 Dark Souls 2 startup error NEEDINFO View
43141 Dark souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin - Switching focus to another window breaks mouse look until restart UNCONFIRMED View

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