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Guild Wars 2

64-bit Guild Wars 2 client officially released May 17, 2016. This is the ideal client to be using and should be considered the default client.

Application Details:

Version: 64-bit Client
License: Retail
URL: http://www.guildwars2.com
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.8-staging

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Test Results

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What works

Everything works perfectly.

What does not

Workarounds

What was not tested

N/A

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS (EM64T)
Gnome 3.28.2
Intel Core i5-8400 2.8GHz 6GB
16GB G.Skill Ripjaws V DDR4-2400 PC4-19200
GeForce GTX 1060 6GB (using proprietary NVIDIA 390 driver)
1920 x 1080 full-screen (HDMI)
Wine 3.0.1-Ubuntu (set as Windows 7)
GW2 runs at ~42 FPS using Xfinity @ 10MB/sec down. & 6MB/sec up.
GW2 graphics at high settings
GW2 client/updates took ~6-8 hours to download @ 2MB/sec
GW2 launcher icon opens the game just like in Windows/Mac

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowArch Linux x86_64May 20 20205.8-stagingYes Yes YesGoldSinan Ozan 
ShowSlackware64 -currentMar 17 20205.4Yes Yes NoSilverdjango 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Aug 07 20194.13Yes Yes NoBronzeSinan Ozan 
ShowArch Linux x86_64May 06 20194.7-stagingYes Yes YesGoldYudha 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Apr 08 20194.1N/A Yes YesBronzeMichael Walter 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
32010 Guild Wars 2 updater uses always 100% of a CPU core UNCONFIRMED View
32152 Guild Wars 2: Missing sound and game crashes on time adjusting UNCONFIRMED View
40299 Guild Wars 2: Graphic shows through the ground UNCONFIRMED View
40300 Guild Wars 2: Mouse gets temporary invisible on the Launcher UNCONFIRMED View
40843 Guild Wars 2: Game crashes on uninstalling UNCONFIRMED View
41962 Guild Wars 2: Mouse acts if raw input is broken if The Forest is opened in window mode UNCONFIRMED View
42145 Guild Wars 2 crashes on some configurations UNCONFIRMED View

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HowTo / Notes

Game Data Updating and Integrity Checking/Repair

You can fully download all of the game data and any future updates required for Guild Wars 2 by appending -image as a command-line argument to the Guild Wars 2 executable (Gw2-64.exe or Gw2.exe). An example can be found below:

WINEPREFIX=~/'Wine Prefixes/Guild Wars 2' wine 'Gw2.exe' -image

You can also check the integrity of the game data archive by appending -repair as a command-line argument (this can take longer than 5-10 minutes to complete):

WINEPREFIX=~/'Wine Prefixes/Guild Wars 2' wine 'Gw2-64.exe' -repair

For quick guidelines:

  • For initial installations, -image is recommended so you don't have to worry about streaming data during gameplay
  • If you've had your Gw2.dat for a while, it's a good idea to run -repair on it every now and then after updates
  • If you've had to hard-shutdown your computer while GW2 was running, running -repair is highly recommended

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