Magic the Gathering: Arena current version
Downloading of files at first time start up successful.
Tutorial, multiplayer ladder play, deck building, buying booster packs with in-game currency were tested and work.
What does not
Game installer has graphical glitches.
Some cinematics do not play properly/at all and the background image of the loading screen is missing.
Game launcher (MtgaLauncher.exe) does not work.
Instead of launching MtgaLauncher.exe, start the game with MTGA.exe.
What was not tested
All game modes except normal ladder play.
Using in-game shop with real money.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux 11.x "Bullseye" x86_64||Aug 17 2022||7.15||Yes||Yes||Yes||Silver||rofustus|
|Show||EndeavourOS||Jun 14 2022||7.10||Yes||No||Yes||Garbage||Ray Redondo|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Apr 25 2022||7.7||Yes||Yes||No||Platinum||rdbisme|
|Show||Manjaro Linux 21.0.7||Nov 15 2021||6.16-staging||Yes||Yes||Yes||Silver||Reportr|
|Show||openSUSE Leap 15.2||Jun 02 2021||6.9||Yes||Yes||Yes||Silver||Ingo|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|32342||Multiple applications and games using 'Webkit' or 'Blink' web browser engine crash on startup ('Arial' and 'Times New Roman' font face name validation)||STAGED||View|
|47753||Magic The Gathering: Arena (MTGA) issue crashing on start||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|48121||Unity games do not fire OnApplicationFocus/OnApplicationPause events on focus regain||STAGED||View|
|49627||Magic The Gathering: Arena Update manager needs Windows.Foundation.Diagnostics.AsyncCausalityTracer||RESOLVED||NOTOURBUG||View|
|50537||Magic the gathering Arena Installer: shows a grey background instead of black||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|50588||Magic the gathering Arena: Game crashes after a game finished||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|50696||Magic: The Gathering Arena shows a white window when trying to add fund||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|50903||Magic the gathering Arena (MTGA) crashes when launching the game||UNCONFIRMED||View|
Make sure you use a wine version > 5.9. Prior versions suffer from a bug that causes the client to constantly crash when downloading the initial assets (https://bugs.winehq.org/show_b...). This has been fixed in wine versions > 5.9.
Other wine versions with known issues for MTGA:
After you moved your mouse outside the client or switched to a different virtual desktop, MTGA will not regain focus if you get back to the application.
To fix this focus issue you can add a registry key by running:
wine reg ADD 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Wine\X11 Driver' /v UseTakeFocus /d 'N' /f