Category: Main Games Online (MMORPG) Games Overwatch Current Version


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
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

  • Text rendering now displays correctly
  • There is now much less graphical artifacting compared to wine 2.16

  • Entering the training grounds, quickplay, and arcade modes
  • Changed settings persist if you the game is closed properly
  • Windowed, fullscreen, and fullscreen windowed display modes
  • Changing hero cosmetics in the hero gallery
  • Support for monitor frequencies over 60hz (144hz tested)
  • Opening lootboxes

What does not

  • Regaining focus of the client after losing it can fail
  • Mei's ice wall ability is still blindingly bright
  • A cursor appears after respawning instead of controlling the targeting reticle (If in windowed mode you can regain control over the reticle by refocusing the client.
  • Settings do not save if the game is force-closed


What was not tested

  • Competitive play

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

Hardware used: Intel i5-3570k, Nvidia gtx-970, 16 GB ram. Kernel used: Linux 4.14RC1. Wine settings: Windows 7 x64, CSMT enabled, No .dll overrides.The game still freezes often enough not to recommend playing it through wine.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
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 
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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