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.
Mistlock, movement, Trading Post.
What does not
Installing the game, w/o workarounds.
Had to install corefonts and tahoma using winetricks, then install dxvk. Using wine-GE-7.31 from the aur.
- `WINEPREFIX=~/ssdgames/gw2 WINEARCH=win64 wine64 winecfg`
- `WINEPREFIX=~/ssdgames/gw2 WINEARCH=win64 winetricks fonts corefonts`
- `WINEPREFIX=~/ssdgames/gw2 WINEARCH=win64 winetricks fonts tahoma`
- `cd dxvk-1.10.3/`
- `WINEPREFIX=~/ssdgames/gw2 WINEARCH=win64 ./setup_dxvk.sh install`
- `cd ..`
- `WINEPREFIX=~/ssdgames/gw2 WINEARCH=win64 wine64 ~/ssdgames/Gw2Setup.ex
What was not tested
Most of the game, wanted to get this out there. The TP works, which is one of the biggest issues normally.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Ubuntu 22.04 "Jammy" (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jan 30 2023||8.0||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||Samuel Reglin|
|Current||Arch Linux x86_64||Oct 20 2022||7.19-staging||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||Michael Clark|
|Show||openSUSE Tumbleweed (rolling release)||Jul 19 2022||7.13||No||Not installable||No||Garbage||KosstAmojan|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux 12.x "Bookworm" x86_64||Jul 03 2022||7.12-staging||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||Taylor Talkington|
|Show||openSUSE Tumbleweed (rolling release)||Oct 24 2021||6.19||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||KosstAmojan|
|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|
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.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:
-imageis recommended so you don't have to worry about streaming data during gameplay
Gw2.datfor a while, it's a good idea to run
-repairon it every now and then after updates
-repairis highly recommended