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Unofficial patch, making the game compatible with modern systems.

Application Details:

Version: 1.42 Fan Patch
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 7.0-rc5

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What works

  • Disk installer (all 4 disks)
  • 1080P resolution @ 144 Hz
  • Gameplay
  • Cutscenes
  • DXVK latest (1.9.3)
  • VKbasalt (for post processing shaders similar to sweetFX or Reshade for native linux)

Played for 3 hours on max settings - no bugs experienced.

Performance is miles better than Windows on same hardware.

Also tested on a second computer with Nvidia GPU and proprietary drivers (same distro) - worked as well. 

Also works with the Xanmod-tt kernel. 

What does not

Requires the unofficial patch to start. Does not start without it. 


Installing the unofficial 1.42 patch fixes everything.

What was not tested

Everything was tested. 

Hardware tested


  • GPU: AMD
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

In case the link gets removed, here is the link to the unofficial patch.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentManjaro Linux 21.2Jan 13 20227.0-rc5Yes Yes YesGoldLaclica 
ShowFedora 33 x86_64Apr 17 20216.3-stagingYes Yes NoPlatinumGreg 

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