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EA to open source part of Tiberian Dawn, Red Alert
24 May 2020 at 9:44 pm UTC Likes: 1

Quoting: Muvon53Nice to see, but that they banned Battlefield players on Wine, did not undo and did not apologize, I have not forgotten that either!

From what I've read here and there it's not that clear that they banned Battlefield players only because of them playing through Wine. Some were saying there could have been actual cheaters blaming their bans on WIne use.

I'm playing BFV via Wine since a couple of weeks and it works fine in multiplayer, even better than BF4 where I'm getting kicked now and then for a lack of ping.

Come tell us about what you've been gaming on Linux lately
20 May 2020 at 1:43 pm UTC

Quoting: appetrosyanHow do you get origin to play with lutris?

I just got it going using the installer from the Lutris website (https://lutris.net/games/origin/), it didn't work well for me until a couple of months and now the client works fine apart from randomly showing me offline (but that doesn't prevent from playing).

As for the Battlefield V game itself it seems to work best with the Lutris runner Wine4.2 Jedi something, this runner also provides ping display when playing Battlefield 4, helps in not being kicked from some servers watching for ping.

If you need any more detail you can PM me if you like, I'm not a Linux specialist but I'll try to help if I can

Come tell us about what you've been gaming on Linux lately
18 May 2020 at 10:00 am UTC Likes: 1

I'm playing Battlefild V via Lutris, except for times when it won't load for no obvious reason it plays really well, multiplayer and all ^_^

xow, a Linux driver for the Xbox One Controller wireless dongle has a new release up
24 January 2020 at 3:15 pm UTC

Any chance this would help in case of Bluetooth connection with Xbox One controller ? Mine keeps connecting/deconnecting indefinetely, I could never get it to work.

The Linux market share on Steam is at a 14 month high as of September 2018
2 October 2018 at 12:02 pm UTC

Quoting: EhvisOn a positive note, I got a survey last night. On Linux obviously. :D

Got it yesterday as well, strange timing as I upgraded my hardware and installed Mint 19 about 3 weeks ago already...

OpenSAGE, an early WIP game engine for Command & Conquer: Generals adds Linux support
25 June 2018 at 1:21 pm UTC

Guess I'm in the same boat as some others here. Recently tried C&C Generals through Wine after downloading it in Origin and there are no usable resolutions. I'd really like to play it again and I also have the C&C - The First Decade pack ready for the assets ^_^

winepak, a project to get Windows games packaged with Wine & Flatpak for an easy Linux installation
14 June 2018 at 9:15 am UTC Likes: 2

Quoting: lucifertdarkWine Is No Excuse not to port your games/applications to Linux properly.

We're going in circles with this one. As already expressed by others most of the current Windows users will never switch to Linux if they have to lose access to their Windows only catalog of games and if they must spend 3 hours on Linux support websites to figure out how to install any of their game.

Once we get maximum playability for Windows games with an install process that is a simple double click away then we should have a lot more users. Then when the Linux playerbase starts to really represent a good fraction of all gamers, developers will have to start thinking about what they're doing.

I've been trying to make my brother in law switch for over 2 years without success, but now that he sees me starting to easily play games that he likes with Lutris (like SupCom Forged Alliance or Bad Company 2) he's beginning to seriously consider making at least a dual boot to try. If it's simple enough, the low barrier to learn how to use a new OS should outweight Windows 10 pissing him off.

Wine 3.10 is out with improved Vulkan support and more
12 June 2018 at 1:28 pm UTC Likes: 1

I've managed to get Battlefield Bad Company 2 to run through Wine and it's working great, multiplayer through Steam working as well, I'm very happy to be able to play it again ^_^

Now I must work on getting Origin working for BF3 and BF4, need to be ready for BF5 :D

DXVK for Direct3D 11 with Vulkan in Wine has another update with 0.53
30 May 2018 at 9:55 am UTC

Thanks, I need to learn how to make this work !

Would you care to share which distro/drivers/software you're using to play it ?

DXVK for Direct3D 11 with Vulkan in Wine has another update with 0.53
29 May 2018 at 1:34 pm UTC

Quoting: robiniseenbanaanDoes this fix the system freezes in bf1? About once every hour it crashes my system, often in the same areas when it's rendering parts of the map.
Are you able to play multiplayer in BF1 or is it restricted to single player only ?