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Windows 7: Windows 7 Game Compatibility List

19 Sep 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 
Windows 7 Game Compatibility List

Note   Note
Please read the following carefully!
  • Please read the entire list carefully before listing a game to make sure it is not already listed.
  • If listing a game as working, please detail whether it was tested on 32-bit, 64-bit or both.
  • If listing a game as 'Requires tweaking!' or 'Not Working!' please describe what is needed to get the game working, or what the problem is.
  • A special thanks to Geralt and his team for compiling the latest list.
  • A very special thanks to Johngalt, who has maintained this thread for quite some time now.
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Do NOT start discussions in this thread!







Working (32-bit) ONLY!
  • AI War: Fleet Command
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum
  • Brothers In Arms: Earned In Blood
  • Brothers In Arms: Road To Hill 30
  • Dark Sector
  • Darkest of Days
  • Devil May Cry 4
  • Gears of War
  • Medal Of Honor: Pacific Assault (Directors Edition)
  • Mini Ninjas
  • NBA Live 2010
  • OpenTTD
  • Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising
  • Shadowgrounds Survivor
  • Sid Meier's Railroads!
  • Silent Hill Homecoming
  • Silent Hill
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation: Birth of the Federation
  • Starscape
  • The Wonderful End of the World
  • Tropico 3
  • World of Goo
  • Zoo Tycoon 2
  • Zuma Deluxe





Working (64-bit) ONLY!
  • Aion
  • Airfix Dogfighter
  • Alien Shooter
  • Alien Shooter: Vengeance
  • Alpha Prime
  • Anno 1404
  • ARMA 2
  • Arx Fatalis
  • Assassin's Creed
  • Astro Avenger
  • Audiosurf - (Steam)
  • Ballistics
  • Bandits: Phoenix Rising
  • Battlefield 1942
  • Battlefield 2
  • Battlefield 2142: Northern Strike
  • Battlefield Heroes
  • Battlefield Vietnam
  • BattleForge
  • Bioshock
  • Blue Mars
  • BMW M3 Challenge
  • Braid - (Steam)
  • Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth
  • Call of Duty 2
  • Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
  • Cave Story Deluxe
  • Colin McRae DiRT
  • Colin McRae Rally 04
  • Colin McRae Rally 3
  • Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath
  • Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars
  • Command & Conquer: Generals: Zero Hour
  • Command & Conquer: Generals
  • Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2: Yuri's Revenge
  • Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2
  • Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3
  • Command & Conquer: Renegade
  • Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun
  • Commandos 2: Men of Courage
  • Commandos 3: Destination Berlin
  • Commandos: Strike Force
  • Company of Heroes
  • Counter-Strike 1.6
  • Crysis Wars
  • Cube 2: Sauerbraten
  • DarkStar One
  • Dead Space
  • Defcon
  • Domo
  • Doom 3: Ressurection of Evil
  • Doom 3
  • Dragon Sky
  • Dreamfall: The Longest Journey
  • Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project
  • Dungeons and Dragons: Eberron Online
  • Empire: Total War
  • Enemy Territory: Quake Wars
  • Enter the Matrix - (Patched)
  • Eternal Lands
  • Evil Genius
  • EVONY
  • Far Cry 2
  • Football Manager 2007
  • Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate Edition
  • Galaxy Online
  • GTR Evolution
  • Guitar Hero III
  • Guitar Hero World Tour
  • Half Life 2
  • Half Life 2: Episode One
  • Half Life 2: Episode Two
  • Hearts of Iron III
  • Heroes of the Pacific
  • Hitman 2
  • Hitman Blood Money
  • Hitman Contracts
  • LaTale
  • Left 4 Dead
  • Left 4 Dead 2
  • Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust
  • Live For Speed
  • Luminary
  • Medal of Honor: Airborne
  • Medieval II: Total War
  • MegaTen
  • Men of War
  • Mirror's Edge
  • Nancy Drew: Ransom of the Seven Ships
  • Need for Speed: Carbon
  • Need for Speed: Most Wanted
  • Nexuiz
  • Order of War
  • Parabellum
  • Peggle Deluxe
  • Peggle Nights Deluze
  • Plants vs. Zombies
  • Portal
  • Postal 2
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 6
  • Project Torque
  • Quake III Arena
  • Quake
  • Race Driver: Grid
  • Railroad Tycoon II Platinum Edition
  • Red Faction: Guerrilla
  • Return To Castle Wolfenstein
  • rFactor
  • Ricochet - (Steam)
  • Risen
  • RollerCoaster Tycoon 3
  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky
  • Saiya
  • Sam & Max: Season One
  • Serious Sam II
  • Serious Sam: The First Encounter
  • Serious Sam: The Second Encounter
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine
  • SimCity 3000
  • Star Trek Elite Force II
  • Star Wars: Battlefront II
  • Star Wars: Empire at War
  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
  • Starport: Galactic Empires
  • Street Fighter IV
  • Team Fortress 2
  • Team Fortress Classic - (Steam)
  • Test Drive Unlimited
  • The Last Remnant
  • The Lord of the Rings: Conquest
  • The Matrix: Path of Neo
  • The Operative: No One Lives Forever
  • The Secret of Monkey Island - (Steam)
  • The Settlers II
  • Thief: Deadly Shadows
  • Titan Quest: Immortal Throne
  • Titan Quest
  • Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X
  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory
  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent
  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow
  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell
  • Tomb Raider II
  • Tomb Raider II: Golden Mask
  • Tomb Raider III: Adventures of Lara Croft
  • Tomb Raider III: The Lost Artefact
  • Tomb Raider: Anniversary
  • Tomb Raider: Legend
  • Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness
  • Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation: The Times Exclusive
  • Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation
  • Tomb Raider: Underworld
  • Torchlight
  • Trackmania Nations Electronic Sports World Cup
  • Trackmania Nations Forever
  • Trackmania United Forever
  • Trine
  • Turf Battles
  • Twelve Sky
  • Twelve Sky 2
  • Unreal Tournament 3 - (Steam)
  • Uplink
  • Warcraft III (All Variants)
  • Warhammer 40000: Dawn of War 2
  • Wolf Team
  • Wolfenstein (2009)
  • Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory
  • X: Terran Conflict
  • X3: Reunion
  • xFactor
  • Ys: The Oath in Felghana




Working (Both 32-bit and 64-bit)
  • AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!!! - (Steam)
  • Age of Empires (all variants)
  • Age of Empires II
  • Age of Empires III
  • Aliens vs Predators
  • Boiling Point: Road to Hell
  • Borderlands
  • Burnout paradise
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  • Call of Duty: World at War
  • Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood
  • Civilization IV (All Variants)
  • Counter-Strike - (Steam)
  • Counter-Strike: Source - (Steam)
  • Crysis Warhead
  • Crysis
  • Day of Defeat - (Steam)
  • Day of Defeat: Source - (Steam)
  • Deathmatch Classic - (Steam)
  • DemiGod
  • Deus Ex
  • Diablo II: Lord of Destruction
  • Diablo II
  • Dragon Age: Origins
  • Fable I
  • Fable I: The Lost Chapters
  • Fallout 3 (Retail & Steam)
  • F.E.A.R
  • F.E.A.R: Extraction Point
  • F.E.A.R: Perseus Mandate
  • F.E.A.R 2
  • F.E.A.R 3
  • FIFA 10
  • Final Fantasy XI
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Gothic 3
  • Grand Fantasia
  • Grand Theft Auto IV
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
  • Guild Wars
  • Half-Life - (Steam)
  • Half-Life 2: Deathmatch - (Steam)
  • Half-Life Deathmatch: Source - (Steam)
  • Half-Life: Blue Shift - (Steam)
  • Half-Life: Source - (Steam)
  • Halo: Combat Evolved
  • Halo 2
  • Homeworld 1
  • Left 4 Dead
  • Lord of the Rings Online
  • Mafia
  • Mass Effect
  • Mass Effect 2
  • Mafia 2
  • Medal Of Honor - Open Beta
  • Need for Speed: Shift
  • Need for Speed: Undercover
  • Neighbours From Hell
  • Neighbours From Hell 2
  • Opposing Force - (Steam)
  • Plantasia
  • Portal
  • Portal 2
  • Prototype
  • Quake 4
  • Resident Evil 5
  • Rollercoaster Tycoon 3
  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl
  • Settler IV
  • Sims 2
  • Sims 3
  • Sins of a Solar Empire: Entrenchment
  • Sins of a Solar Empire
  • Spore
  • StarCraft II
  • Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance
  • Supreme Commander
  • Test Drive Unlimited
  • Tibia
  • Westward
  • World of Warcraft
  • Worms Reloaded
  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine
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Requires Tweaks
  • Area 51
    - Run in XP SP2 Compatibility mode. (Thanks to Diosoth)
  • Barkley Shut Up and Jam!
    - Run in fullscreen only otherwise text will be jagged. (Thanks to Diosoth)
  • Blood II: The Chosen
    - Run installer in DosBox. (Thanks to Zidane24 & DarkNovaGamer)
  • Captian Claw
    - Run installer in DosBox. (Thanks to Rathori)
  • Crysis Maximum Edition
    - MAY require a -dx9 command switch to work properly. (Thanks to Grimhowl)
  • Crysis Warhead Maximum Edition
    - MAY require a -dx9 command switch to work properly. (Thanks to Grimhowl)
  • Command and Conquer 95
    - Set Affinity in Task Manager to use one CPU core, kill explorer.exe before running the game to fix color corruption. (Thanks to Rathori)
  • Command and Conquer: Red Alert
    - Set Affinity in Task Manager to use one CPU core, kill explorer.exe before running the game to fix color corruption. (Thanks to Rathori)
  • Diplomacy
    - Run in Windows XP SP2 Compatibility mode. (Thanks to Maxik)
  • DungeonSiege
    - Must use a graphics card driver without "Transform and Lighting" (Thanks to Bluemond)
  • Fallout 1
    - Kill explorer.exe before running the game to fix color corruption. (Thanks to Rathori)
  • Fallout 2
    - Kill explorer.exe before running the game to fix color corruption. (Thanks to Rathori)
  • Grand Theft Auto 1
    - Run in XP SP3 Compatiblity mode. (Thanks to Rathori)
  • Hitman: Codename 47
    - Run in OpenGL mode. (Thanks to Rathori)
  • Max Payne 1
    - No sound in cutscenes. (Thanks to Rathori)
  • Need For Speed: Underground 2
    - Run as administrator with autosave off. (Thanks to dw96)
  • Neverwinter Nights 1
    - Run as administrator. (Thanks to WolfSoul)
  • Red Faction 1
    - Requires PureFaction Mod to run, also requires Vista Compatibility Mode. (Thanks to Rathori)
  • StarCraft I
    - Kill explorer.exe before running the game to fix color corruption. (Thanks to DarkNovaGamer and Zidane24)
  • Sudden Strike: Arms for Victory
    - Patch the game with the latest available patch. (Thanks to Darkpowder)
  • Theif Gold
    - Set Affinity with Task Manager to run game with one CPU Core. (Thanks to Rathori)
  • X3: Terran Conflict
    - Requires latest patch (2.3). (Thanks to Eliah)
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Not Working!
  • Astro Avenger II
    - No information provided by Rathori.
  • Colin McRae Rally 1
    - No information provided by Rathori.
  • Colin McRae Rally 2
    - Crashes on car tuning screen, no found fix. (Thanks to Rathori)
  • Fuel
    - No information provided by Chupitos.
  • Hard Truck: The Road to Victory
    - No information provided by Rathori.
  • King of the Road
    - No information provided by Rathori.
  • MapleStory
    - numerous BSODs reported
  • Quake II
    - Crashes in OpenGL mode, crashes if switched from Software to OpenGL mode Severe color corruption in Software mode. (Thanks to Rathori)
  • Return to Castle Wolfenstein
    - Crashes on launch. (Thanks to Rathori)
  • Star Wars - Empire at War: Forces of Corruption
    - No information provided by ScourgeDL.
  • The Simpsons Hit & Run
    - Load times make the game unplayable. (Thanks to Diosoth)
  • Thief I: The Dark Project
    - Incompatible (32-bit ONLY), No information given by Gornot.
  • Thief II: The Metal Age
    - Incompatible (32-bit ONLY), No information given by Gornot.
  • Thief III: Deadly Shadows
    - Incompatible (32-bit ONLY), No information given by Gornot.
  • Ys VI Ark of Napishtim
    - Unable to load game, unable to install patches and translation packs. (Thanks to Diosoth)


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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20 Sep 2009   #2

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate RTM Build 7600.

Works Perfect (No Issues):

- Spore
- Resident Evil 5
- Grid
- Wolfstein
- Dawn Of War II
- Empire Total War
- Grand theft Auto IV
- Call Of Duty World At War, Singleplayer
- Demigod

Works, Some Issues:

- Age Of Empires I, Rise Of Rome: Random Freeze, i have to reset my cpu. I have tried run as administrator, all compatibilities but the freeze still occurs randomly.
- Call Of Duty World At War, Multiplayer: Crash to Desktop, Random. Sometimes it works for many hours without issues. Sometimes after one or two rounds it crash back to desktop. Unhandled Exception.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Sep 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

confirmed working on x86

Counter-Strike : Source
Left 4 Dead

both may require to add the "-dx9" command to the start parameters, to fix lag.
(probably applies to other 'Source' based games as well)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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20 Sep 2009   #4

 

OK, added those in.

Kingant, which wolfenstein? (and you spelled it wolfstein)

Holo - I can confirm L4D on x64 too.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Sep 2009   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

I can confirm that both GTAIV and Spore work on x86
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Sep 2009   #6

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Resident Evil 5 doesn't work for me. I get an error saying I'm missing WMVCore.dll...
Tried this on Windows 7 x64
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Sep 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate RTM Build 7600.

Works Flawlessly

Tomb Raider Anniversary
Resident Evil 5
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Sep 2009   #8

SEVEN x64
 
 

i installed ''Resident Evil 5'' on my 7600 RTM last night...... fully functional on DX10 mode, i gotta say this game is ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!

its a work of art ''graphically'', but game-play is a little wooden.

but IT WORKS.....
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Sep 2009   #9

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

i've got rtm x64, and i always have uac disabled...

working fine (no tweaks needed but i always have uac disabled, so...)

defcon
company of heroes
braid (steam)
settlers ii
empire total war (steam)
left for dead (steam)
bioshock
tf2 (steam)
hl2 and episodes (steam)
portal (steam)
secret of monkey island (steam)
hearts of iron 3
medal of honor airborne

working after tweakage

battlefield 2 - i had to manually install punkbuster services
fallout 3 (steam) - some issues linked to creative alchemy (i think)


(thanks a lot john and Geralt for maintaining this list)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Sep 2009   #10

windows 7 7600 x64
 
 

Wolfenstein Enemy Territory works with no problems
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