Category: Main Games Action Games Grand Theft Auto V Epic Games Version

Grand Theft Auto V

No Screenshot

Submit Screenshot

Installed through Epic Games launcher.

Application Details:

Version: Epic Games Version
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.22

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

Old test results
The test results you have selected are very old and may not represent the current state of Wine.
Selected Test Results

What works

Installing the game was fine, just install epic games using lutris. Then go through the Rockstar Games Launcher, which was fine for me.

Playing Story Mode was fine, online is doable but hard (check comment)

What does not

Hard to install. 


Install Lutris for the Epic games launcher. (Maybe the rockstar games launcher too)

What was not tested

Longer sessions in online and story mode.

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

Check comment for workaround in online.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowopenSUSE Tumbleweed (rolling release)Dec 03 20205.22Yes Yes NoGarbageIlgaz Ă–cal 
ShowUbuntu 20.04 "Focal" (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 09 20205.0.2Yes Yes YesGarbageMiko?aj 
CurrentLinux Mint 19 CinnamonJun 03 20205.0.1-stagingYes Yes YesGarbageVictor F. 
ShowArch Linux x86_64May 17 20205.8Yes No NoGarbageCalvin Hendriks 
ShowUbuntu 20.04 "Focal" (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 19 20205.0Yes Yes NoGarbageLuciano 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected

Show all bugs


The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. WineHQ is not responsible for what they say.

Story Mode works fine, online difficult
by Victor F. on Wednesday June 3rd 2020, 12:39
Story mode works fine, install the epic games launcher using lutris, then just launch the game. Easy.

Online however, is a different story, the only way i got it to work was before starting GTA V was to use this command in the terminal:

until ps -C GTA5.exe >/dev/null; do sleep 1; echo "Waiting for GTA5.exe process..."; done; strace -p $(ps -C GTA5.exe -o pid=)

OBS! make sure to include PID at "pid=" in the end. For me it was 4778, but it's different for everyone. The game may lag abit when using that command so you can shut it off after loading by closing the terminal. What the command will do is it will wait until it detects that GTA V has started. Then it will run strace.