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Star Wars: The Old Republic



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Application Details:

Version: 5.0a
License: Retail
URL: http://www.swtor.com
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.0-rc4

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Test Results

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What works

This test data applies to Apple macOS on official Mac hardware. There are other Test Reports associated with SWTOR that you can view for running SWTOR on GNU/Linux.

All aspects of the game client work correctly, assuming you have the graphics settings tuned appropriately (certain high-end eye candy graphics settings will cause the client to crash or hang).

What does not

Certain high-end graphics settings don't work.

Important: It appears that Mac's graphics drivers for Intel graphics chipsets do not provide the required extensions (or features of those extensions, or have a bug in those extensions) preventing SWTOR from rendering the world correctly on pre-2016 Macbook Pros which do not have a Discrete Graphics Card (e.g., from AMD).

Therefore, on Apple macOS (aka OS X), only the following systems appear to be supported:

  • A system with an AMD or Nvidia graphics card will probably work.
  • A system with an Intel "Skylake" 6th generation Core i3/i5/i7, such as the 2016 Macbook Pro. 
The Early 2015 "Broadwell" 5th generation Core i5 Iris graphics are known NOT to work.

 

Workarounds

What was not tested

Galactic Starfighter

Hardware tested

Graphics:

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  • Driver:

Additional Comments

Still requires swtor_fix.exe, but other than that, it runs well. NOTE: See the "What does not work" section for a list of supported/unsupported hardware on Mac OS X.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentmacOS 10.12 "Sierra"Jan 10 20172.0-rc4Yes Yes NoGoldSean McNamara 
ShowUbuntu 16.10 "Yakkety" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 14 20172.0-rc3Yes Yes NoGoldbckmschng 
ShowAntergos x86_64Dec 28 20162.0-rc2Yes Yes NoGoldDarren Lachambre 
ShowUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 04 20161.9.23Yes Yes NoGoldSean McNamara 

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