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Age of Empires II

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Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition is the new, lovingly remastered version of the legendary real-time strategy game inspired by the annals of human history! Relive the most glorious battles of history with all-new graphics, music, sound, and more.

Application Details:

Version: Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition
License: Retail
URL: http://www.microsoft.com/games...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.0-rc4-staging

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

Selected Test Results

What works

- Installs
- Runs

What does not

- Requires some additional configuration, before actually working. Please see the details below.
- Complains about BattleServices.exe not initializing, just ignore it

Workarounds

- Requires the latest version of Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 runtime installed (do winetricks vcrun2017)
- Requires the Microsoft Windows version set to Microsoft Windows 10
- Requires a recent DXVK release (tested with DXVK 1.5)
- It shows a vcrun assertion error message. Click on "Ignore" here.
- The "Ignore" button only shows when the correct version of Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 is installed, otherwise there's no "Ignore" button and the game won't start

What was not tested

- Multiplayer

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

It works, but requires some tinkering, but once the game is up and running it'll run pretty smooth and without problems.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowDebian GNU/Linux Testing "bullseye"Jan 10 20205.0-rc4-stagingYes Yes YesGoldbestie 
CurrentGentoo Linux x86_64Dec 22 20194.21-stagingYes Yes YesSilvernva 
ShowUbuntu 19.10 "Eoan" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 15 20194.19-stagingYes Yes YesSilverGeorg 

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