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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What works

Game starts and runs just fine. Creating a new game hung twice (at different points) but worked on the 3rd try.

I am playing with a steam controller (with native steam running in the background), which appears to be working well, but a few of the buttons are acting as if they are not bound.

What does not

- Game will hang at "press start" if pulseaudio sink is set to a network source.

- Steam controller bindings are a bit odd


What was not tested

I only played the first few minutes of the game. I intend to play through the whole thing and will update if I run into any issues.

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowArch 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 
CurrentArch 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
50119 Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin shows a white screen with vulkan renderer CLOSED FIXED View

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