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Overwatch



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.

Application Details:

Version: Current Version
License: Retail
URL: https://playoverwatch.com
Votes: 17
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.0.2

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Test Results

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What works

The game plays, and the graphics load in properly.

What does not

There are missing some effects, there are some lighting issues, shadows and decals are square. If you try to bind left control or left alt in the game, it binds to right control or right alt. Setting Blizzard.net to shutdown on Overwatch's launch seems to cause problems (1st time did not allow me to use my mouse in menus, 2nd time crashed).

Workarounds

What was not tested

Online play

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

Frame rates are not that great, it did not seem to go above 30fps on low and even then only by a few frames. 

I have a gtx 780



selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowArch Linux x86_64Oct 20 20205.0.2Yes Yes NoSilverEwan 
ShowSlackware64 -currentOct 09 20194.17-stagingYes Yes YesGoldLD50 
ShowUbuntu 18.10 "Cosmic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Nov 02 20183.19-stagingYes Yes YesGoldLeif Metcalf 
ShowUbuntu 18.10 "Cosmic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Nov 02 20183.19-stagingYes Yes YesBronzeLeif Metcalf 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Aug 20 20183.13-stagingYes Yes YesGoldFD 

Known Bugs

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 [Overwatch] Saving highlights in MP4 format fails, needs mfreadwrite.dll.MFCreateSinkWriterFromURL 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

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