Overwatch is a multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. Unveiled at BlizzCon 2014, the game emphasizes cooperative gameplay using a cast of various "heroes", each with their own abilities and roles within a team. The E-sports scene developing around the game over the years has gained tremendous popularity with the finals even being broadcasted on ESPN, DIsney and other mainstream platforms.
All games modes seem to work
Browsing through the menu
What does not
Very low performance in normal game modes, practice range works well though (60-70 fps).
It seems that the explosion effects are causing major troubles
I had to use the windows installation from a separate partition, because battle.net said that my Windows (Windows 10) is not enough.
I set the Windows version after I installed Battle.net though...
What was not tested
Competitive Game mode...
Opening Loot boxes
I enabled CSMT, but VAAPI didn't make as much of a difference
Nvidia gtx 1060 (driver: 384.90)
16 Gigs of RAM
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||KDE neon||Apr 13 2022||7.6-staging||Yes||Yes||No||Garbage||rebio|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Feb 13 2022||7.1||Yes||Yes||No||Platinum||Nguy?n Lâm|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Jan 20 2022||7.0-rc5-staging||Yes||Yes||No||Platinum||Nguy?n Lâm|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Oct 20 2020||5.0.2||Yes||Yes||No||Silver||Ewan|
|Show||Slackware64 -current||Oct 09 2019||4.17-staging||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||LD50|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|42675||[Overwatch] Phantom mouse input / view pulled up to ceiling||STAGED||View|
|43780||Differents elements are too bright on differents games (overwatch, GTA V)||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|43781||FPS drops, apparently matching with d3d_shader traces||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|44650||Multiple Blizzard games need dxgi and d3d11 dlls mapped without hole between two LOAD segments (Diablo III v2. 6. 1. 49286+, World of Warcraft, Overwatch)||STAGED||View|
|45623||Audio cracking since 3.13||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|45862||Multiple applications need MFCreateSinkWriterFromURL() implementation (Overwatch highlights, RadiAnt DICOM Viewer, Grand Theft Auto V Rockstar Editor)||NEW||View|
|47457||Mouse click-click-hold is treated as double click, causing gun jam in Overwatch||STAGED||View|
|49476||Overwatch doesn't start with Wine version set to Windows 7||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|51123||Overwatch constantly freezing||UNCONFIRMED||View|