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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: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.17-staging

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

All aspects are currently working

What does not

Vanilla Wine performance is lacking without DXVK

Workarounds

Using DXVK solved any performance issues. Set Environment Variables for cache as-per DXVK instruction to have the smoothest gameplay

What was not tested

All aspects of the game were tested.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

Installation of DXVK is a must for performance. Once this has been installed (and cache built), the game runs as expected with no issues.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentSlackware64 -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 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Aug 20 20183.13-stagingYes Yes YesGoldFD 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Aug 13 20183.13-stagingYes Yes YesSilvercheddar_cheeze 

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
47150 Overwatch freezes when new menu music starts playing UNCONFIRMED View
47457 Mouse click-click-hold is treated as double click, causing gun jam in Overwatch STAGED View

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