Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Apr 2018 21:35 UTC
Games

While it's true Steam Machines aren't exactly flying off the shelves, our reasons for striving towards a competitive and open gaming platform haven't significantly changed. We're still working hard on making Linux operating systems a great place for gaming and applications. We think it will ultimately result in a better experience for developers and customers alike, including those not on Steam.

Through the Steam Machine initiative, we've learned quite a bit about the state of the Linux ecosystem for real-world game developers out there. We've taken a lot of feedback and have been heads-down on addressing the shortcomings we observed. We think an important part of that effort is our ongoing investment in making Vulkan a competitive and well-supported graphics API, as well as making sure it has first-class support on Linux platforms.

Valve has done a lot for Linux gaming, and it's good to hear they pledge to continue doing so.

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RE: Comment by drcouzelis
by moltonel on Thu 5th Apr 2018 13:34 UTC in reply to "Comment by drcouzelis"
moltonel
Member since:
2006-02-24

Same here, I've recently bought Tomb Raider and Life is Strange, neither of which were available on Linux originaly.

I don't care that I didn't play them when they came out:
* I generally wait for the price to go down anyway
* these games didn't age much, are just as enjoyable today
* my game library is already much bigger than I have time for, I'm never short of a great game to play

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RE[2]: Comment by drcouzelis
by BluenoseJake on Thu 5th Apr 2018 17:10 in reply to "RE: Comment by drcouzelis"
BluenoseJake Member since:
2005-08-11

Life is strange was good, i really enjoyed, and that caught me by surprise. Hope you do to

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