Games broken on Mesa

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A list of games currently broken on Mesa drivers.

Please make sure you list the Mesa version used. For Mesa git, please put the date in DD/MM/YY format.


Game Bug Link Notes and workarounds Configuration Mesa Version Fixed?
battleblock Theatre
Cities: Skylines #98984 strange lights radeonSI HD 7950, Arch 13.0.3
Dead Island #85564 Have worked at times ?? ??
Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition #93551 LD_PRELOAD hook workaround. ??
Dying Light starts but crashes before the gameplay begins radeonsi ??
F1 2015 rendering problems amdgpu RX 480 ?? ??
Hero Siege
Master of Orion (2016) menu has a Red and Blue solid color with radeonsi and nvidia on X. On wayland flickering fixed by disabling AA in the configuration file: git versions of 10. january 10/01/2017
Pillars of Eternity #99051 crash 13.1
Planetary Annihilation #65968 It still happens (on AMD hardware) in PA:Titans
Portal 2 #98002
Portal Stories: Mel character's hands and arms as full black Fedora 25, mesa git 9. Jan. 2017, HD7850
Rocket League #97879
Rust ??? Hands are green, grass pink green and blue (like post-it colors). Please report a bug if it wasn't done yet.
ShellShock Live does not start 7950 after mesa reached GL 4.5
Stellaris #98974
Strike Suit Zero #76484
Sublevel Zero Game FAQ Developers don't really support Linux and specially not Mesa, probably application side. Can be also Unreal Engine shaders translation bug.
See also "Graphics glitches with volumetric lighting on Linux+Mesa+RadeonSI".
The Talos Principle HD 7850
The Witcher 2 #98238 Partial fix by Marek Olšák. Yes
Tropico 5 black screen start workaround: put this to launch options: MESA_GL_VERSION_OVERRIDE=4.0 MESA_GLSL_VERSION_OVERRIDE=400 %command%) radeonSI HD 7950, Arch, Mesa 13.0.3
tyranny crash mesa 13.1
Unreal Tournament 4 0.1.6 changing character models in player options, graphics freezes completely for a while, then displays static with a flickering box on it and either the kernel panics (from radeonsi) or X restarts after a while. Also some textures are completely black every now and then radeonSI HD 7950, Arch, Mesa 13.0.3
XCOM 2 Mesa GIT 10. Jan. 2017, RX 480

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Game Bug Notes and workarounds Configuration Fixed?
Dying Light
Dear Esther native port from Humble Bundle


Game Bug Notes and workarounds Configuration Fixed?
id Tech 5/6 Works with workarounds, might be fixable with a limited CC in Mesa just to make GLEW happy?
DOOM green screen RX 480 + AMDGPU (mesa) + RADV Yes