METAL GEAR SOLID 2: Sons of Liberty – Master Collection Version – Steam Deck / Linux (Fix)

What you need to do to play this game on Steam Deck/Linux.

Guide to Get MGS2 to Work on Steam Deck/Linux


  • Download this file (you have to go in desktop mode if your on Steam Deck).
  • Put it in your game folder (the one that has the exe).
  • Set the steam launch option to:
WINEDLLOVERRIDES="xaudio2_9=n" %command%

Then you should be able to actually get past the opening cutscenes and play the entire game.

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Jan Bakowski aka Lazy Dice, was always interested in gaming and writing. His love of gaming began with The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Nintendo 64) back in 1998. He’s been making game guides since 2012. Sharing his gaming experience with other players has become not only his hobby but also his job. In his free time, he plays on Steam Deck.

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