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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: 18
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 3.19-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

Workarounds

What was not tested

  • Competitive play

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • 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
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
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 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64May 05 20183.7-stagingN/A Yes YesSilverTim 

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) STAGED 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
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 Ctrl does not work NEW 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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