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.
|Latest Wine Version Tested:||7.6-staging|
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All aspects are currently working
What does not
Vanilla Wine performance is lacking without DXVK
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.
Installation of DXVK is a must for performance. Once this has been installed (and cache built), the game runs as expected with no issues.
|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|
|Current||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|
|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|
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