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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

Everything

What does not

constant flickering, fps drops on heavier gpu loads(explosions, etc)

sound buzzing, reboot sometimes help

Workarounds

Check if you have the following installed:
d3d11(native)
dxgi(native)

if not, do the following:

winetricks -> install windows DLL -> pick dxvk


setting "forced full composition pipeline" in nvidia-settings eliminates flickering, fps drops less common, 

almost a smooth performance

if you don't get past the "install" button, make sure to have core fonts. run:
winetricks corefonts

What was not tested

Competitive play

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

GTX 970
i5-4690k

**Please comment if you have any problems installing/running the game properly.

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 YesGoldSean Robinson 
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 
CurrentArch Linux x86_64Aug 20 20183.13-stagingYes Yes YesGoldFD 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
29168 Multiple games and applications need realtime updates to KSYSTEM_TIME members in KUSER_SHARED_DATA (Star Wars: The Old Republic game client, Blizzard games, GO 1.4+ runtime, Denuvo Anti-Tamper x64 #2) CLOSED FIXED View
40479 Overwatch: Crash on launch CLOSED DUPLICATE View
40976 Multiple games need d3d11_device_CreateTexture1D implementation CLOSED FIXED View
42017 Silence d3d11_immediate_context_OMSetBlendState spam at console CLOSED FIXED View
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
44585 Multiple applications and games need ntdll.LdrRegisterDllNotification/LdrUnregisterDllNotification implementation (Firefox 60+, Diablo III v2. 6. 1. 49286+, World of Warcraft, Overwatch) CLOSED FIXED 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
45148 Overwatch: left control, left shift keybindings don't work CLOSED FIXED View
45622 Overwatch crashes when trying to save highlights (needs mfplat.MFTRegisterLocal implementation) CLOSED FIXED View
45623 Audio cracking since 3.13 UNCONFIRMED View
47150 Overwatch freezes when new menu music starts playing UNCONFIRMED View
47265 Multiple Blizzard games (Diablo III, Heroes of the Storm, Overwatch, Starcraft, StarCraft II, World of Warcraft) crash immediately on launch CLOSED FIXED View
47330 Overwatch crashes on start CLOSED DUPLICATE View
47457 Mouse click-click-hold is treated as double click, causing gun jam in Overwatch STAGED View

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