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

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

Old test results
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Selected Test Results

What works

- Controller Support works well

- Max graphical settings

- The game itself

What does not

- Beginning cutscene does not work

- New game option does not work

- Buggy textures


- Graphics are buggy unless CMST is enabled through wine-staging

What was not tested

Only played through the first area and haven't played through the entire game

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

FPS is much lower then it should be on windows, Getting about 20 FPS on max settings on a GTX 970 with the default wine prefix

Switched to dxvk after and got much better performance

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentArch LinuxMay 25 20183.8-stagingYes Yes YesSilverSolarinas 
ShowArch 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
42345 Dark souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin - no video CLOSED FIXED View
42452 Dark Souls 2 (DX11) - screen dark and extremely blurred CLOSED FIXED 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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