Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 16th Sep 2013 21:44 UTC
Games

Gabe Newell, the co-founder and managing director of Valve, said today that Linux is the future of gaming despite the minuscule share of the market it has today.

That seems hard to believe, given that Newell acknowledged Linux gaming generally accounts for less than one percent of the market by any measure including players, player minutes, and revenue. But Valve is going to do its best to make sure Linux becomes the future of gaming by extending its Steam distribution platform to hardware designed for living rooms.

"Half-Life 3 - SteamBox/Linux exclusive". There, chicken and egg problem solved.

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Ultimatebadass
Member since:
2006-01-08

Yes, some smaller and indie titles are getting linux ports. Have any big developers/publishers mentioned anything about supporting linux? (not being snarky, that's a genuine question).

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ssokolow Member since:
2010-01-21

Does Europa Universalis IV count?

http://store.steampowered.com/app/236850/

I don't really follow mainstream gaming anymore.

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Ultimatebadass Member since:
2006-01-08

It's not really what one could consider an "AAA" title (not saying it's bad, but it's a niche title by a smaller studio). By big I mean the likes of EA, Ubisoft, SquareEnix, etc.

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