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Need for Speed Most Wanted

Application Details:

Version: Game
License: Retail
URL:  
Votes: 11
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.0

Maintainers: About Maintainership

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Test Results

Old test results
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Selected Test Results

What works

Everything

What does not

Workarounds

What was not tested

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Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 18.10 "Cosmic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Mar 15 20194.0Yes Yes NoPlatinumUser 
ShowmacOS 10.13 "High Sierra"Sep 22 20183.0.3Yes Yes NoSilverUser 
ShowDebian 10.x "Buster"May 01 20183.7Yes Yes NoPlatinumGero45 
ShowDebian 9 (Stretch)Nov 07 20172.19-stagingYes Yes YesGoldDavid García 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 8.x "Jessie" x86_64Jun 09 20172.9-stagingYes Yes GoldDavid García 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
3945 NFS: MW Demo crash CLOSED DUPLICATE View
4746 Need For Speed: Most Wanted: Pixel shader debugstr overflow CLOSED DUPLICATE View
5401 Cannot install The Need for Speed Most Wanted Demo CLOSED WORKSFORME View
6183 NFS MW crashed when sound is on in winecfg CLOSED FIXED View
6932 Textures in NFS: Most Wanted are semi-transparent CLOSED FIXED View
6997 NFS Most Wanted: Execution of glDrawArrays (drawStridedFast) takes 1 second + CLOSED FIXED View
7987 NFS: Most Wanted crashes in light CLOSED FIXED View
8566 Need for Speed Most Wanted patch 1.3 won't install. CLOSED ABANDONED View
9359 Need for Speed Most Wanted crahshes frequently CLOSED FIXED View
9801 NFS Most Wanted crashes at start CLOSED INVALID View
10501 NFSU2 crashes out when loading a level CLOSED FIXED View
10841 Restore display resolution when focus is lost or on exit RESOLVED NOTOURBUG View
13056 Need For Speed Most Wanted Black-Edition fails to install CLOSED ABANDONED View
18477 Need For Speed Most Wanted crashes after accepting video settings changes CLOSED FIXED View
21476 Need for Speed Most Wanted - "unload the debugger and try again" CLOSED INVALID View
21876 Demo Need for Speed Underground 1 crashes CLOSED FIXED View
22459 NFSMW - Only black screen CLOSED FIXED View
22742 System cursor doesn't disappear when game starts CLOSED DUPLICATE View
25857 Multiple games (Stronghold 2, Need for Speed: Carbon demo, Purge) fail to draw correctly because of ID3DXEffectImpl_*Pass calls CLOSED FIXED View
27203 EAGL3 Engine: Does not remove splash image after intro movies, game not displayed correctly. Unusable. CLOSED INVALID View
33296 Delayed key response for a multiple games (NFS: Most Wanted (2005), NFS: Hot Pursuit (2010), Project Cars) NEW View
34073 Need For Speed Most Wanted: buffered keys CLOSED DUPLICATE View

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HowTo / Notes

Avoid installing DirectX

1. Go to AutoRun folder and open 'autorun.cfg' file.

2. Edit row 'DirectXVersion=9.0c' to 'DirectXVersion=0'

Comments

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uniws is not required
by Alex S. on Saturday March 11th 2017, 13:47
If you do wineconfig and emulate virtual desktop with any resolution, uniws is not needed. Changing the resolution will just work ingame. Of course, the highest will be 1280x since that's what the game natively supports.
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