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||Manjaro Linux 19.0.2||Apr 17 2020||5.5||Yes||Yes||Yes||Silver||vries|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Apr 10 2020||5.5||No, but has workaround||No||Yes||Garbage||Nate Droppo|
|Show||Debian 10.x "Buster"||Mar 23 2020||5.0||Yes||No||No||Garbage||thatCarpenter|
|Show||Ubuntu 19.04 "Disco" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Oct 05 2019||4.17||No, but has workaround||Yes||Yes||Gold||Arthur Peters|
|Show||Gentoo Linux||Aug 27 2019||4.14||No, but has workaround||Yes||Yes||Gold||ZeroPointEnergy|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|24501||wine-mono does not support WPF||NEW||View|
|45546||Magic The Gathering Arena updater: Unity fork of Mono-runtime reports 'Fatal error in gc, GetThreadContext failed' (suspension of Mono-managed threads sometimes exceed 100ms)||NEW||View|
|45937||Magic The Gathering Arena stops accepting any input after losing and regaining focus||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|47753||Magic The Gathering: Arena (MTGA) issue crashing on start||UNCONFIRMED||View|
It is possible to overcome the "Fatal error in gc, GetThreadContext failed" crash when downloading game files by using a patched version of wine. (see the discussion here https://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=45546)