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Resident Evil 4

Application Details:

Version: 1.0.0
License: Retail
URL: http://www.res-evil.com/re4/
Votes: 2
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.0.1

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Test Results

Old test results
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Selected Test Results

What works

Installer, gameplay, graphics, videos, settings, saving, 32-bit and 64-bit wineprefixes.

Good fps, graphics look really good. Given low-spec of my laptop, pretty impressive.

What does not

It crashes after either a certain amount of time, or at certain points in the game. Sometimes this is with a Visual C++ generic error, but most of the time no error messages, it just freezes up. Couldn't get past the first chapter 

It's well documented this game crashes a LOT for some users and think this was the general problem. I tried Visual C++ 2005, 2008, 2010, 2015 via winetricks in different combinations, 32-bit and 64-bit versions, changing OffscreenRenderingMode to fbo, pbuffer and backbuffer. Windowed and fullscreen mode, different Windows versions, even different game.exe files.

Each configuration worked - but always crashed eventually, never with an error in the wine console which was the strangest thing. It's a shame as otherwise the game played really well without any other issues, after the problem with in-game videos was resolved. It would be Gold if it weren't for the crashing problem. Have given up trying to solve this one.


Workarounds

What was not tested

The whole game, gamepad and mouse.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
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Additional Comments

Quartz and ffdshow successfully made the videos viewable as explained below in the how to. A really worthwhile game in wine, if you can make it stable... Have given this Silver, as don't believe this game was a problem in wine. Hardware: Intel Celeron N3830 2.16Ghz 4GB DDR3 PCL-10600 ram Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) 313.00 MHz winetricks d3dx9 vcrun2005 vcrun2008 quartz ffdshow wmp9

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 17.04 "Zesty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 27 20172.0.1Yes Yes Silverdragonvslinux 
ShowSlackware64 14.1Feb 13 20161.9.3Yes Yes BronzeSimone Giustetti 
ShowLinux Mint 13 "Maya"Mar 14 20141.6Yes Yes GoldInukaze 
ShowSabayon Linux 5.3Jul 10 20101.2-rc7N/A Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowArch LinuxMay 21 20101.1.44N/A Yes Goldan anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
9127 Multiple games fail to play intro videos/movies (quartz MPEG splitter: MPEG-1 system streams not supported) NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

TODO
  • more screenshots of unpatched version should be added here
  • useful notes about launching\playing game should be added here or viewed at 1.1.0 page

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