Epic Games Launcher

Epic Games Launcher 7.9.2

Application Details:

Version: 7.9.2
License: Free to use
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 3.10-staging

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Free Download Version 7.9.2

Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

  • Launcher Starts
  • Downloading of Games (Fortnite Tested)
  • Login Works

What does not

Initial Login Screen was unreadable but my Epic account is tied to a Google account and I was able to login via the Google login option. (The red box on the right)
Fortnite launches but crashes after attempting to login. Most likely a BattleEye issue.


sudo apt install winbind
winetricks msxml3 dotnet45 vcrun2013 vcrun2012 vcrun2010 d3d11
winetricks win10
winetricks shcore=disabled
winecfg # set d3d22 to (native,builtin)

cd ~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Epic Games/Launcher/Portal/Binaries/Win64
wine EpicGamesLauncher.exe -SkipBuildPatchPrereq

If the launcher crashes when you click the e-mail address and password text inputs, run wineserver -k. Start the launcher again

What was not tested

Importing downloaded assets into a project, the other games, etc...

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentLinux Mint 18.3 "Sylvia" x86_64Jun 22 20183.10-stagingYes Yes YesSilverKernel Mustang 
ShowUbuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)May 13 20183.8-stagingYes Yes YesSilvernstys 

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