Nioh: Complete Edition Linux DXVK Wine

Nioh: Complete Edition Linux DXVK Wine

Nioh: Complete Edition DXVK Wine – how to play this game on Linux.

Ready to die? Experience the newest brutal action game from Team NINJA and Koei Tecmo Games. In the age of samurai, a lone traveler lands on the shores of Japan. He must fight his way through the vicious warriors and supernatural Yokai that infest the land in order to find that which he seeks.

The Complete Edition contains the full game, as well as the three expansions with additional story chapters: Dragon of the North, Defiant Honor, and Bloodshed’s End.

Nioh: Complete Edition Linux DXVK Wine – how to play this game on Linux.

Nioh: Complete Edition is a console game ported from PS4 to Windows but not for Linux. The game is running fine on Linux though but you have to make some minor tweaks. Let’s start!

For this game you’ll need a special Wine version. Thanks to Kron4ek we have on our disposal Wine with a various enhancements and improvements called Wine-Staging Improved. You can download the latest version from the official GitHub site here.

You can use this prepped Wine version like this:

/path/to/wine/bin/wine /path/to/the/game.exe

Other than that you’ll need DXVK. If you don’t know how to set it up, you can find useful this DXVK installation tutorial.

Another requirement is the following environment variable:


You can first issue this command and then „/path/to/wine/bin/wine“ „/path/to/the/game.exe“ or you can create a script and the game will run with double click.

"/path/to/wine/bin/wine" "/path/to/the/game.exe"

Make the script executable and start it via double click or via terminal.

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Now the game should run but you have to start the game Launcher and choose Display Mode: Borderless or the game will crash at start. Please be advised some of the cutscenes are not working.

That’s it! Now you can play Nioh: Complete Edition on Linux!

Nioh Linux DXVK Wine
Nioh Linux DXVK Wine.
  • Wine version used in the video: Wine-Staging 5.0 RC5 Improved.
  • DXVK version: 1.5.1

Link to the official DXVK project site – here.

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