Steam for Linux is now official
And just like that, no more rumors . Because Valve, the company behind the platform Steam and Source graphics engine to move video game, opened the official blog of Steam on Linux , confirming the arrival of this software to the platform of happy penguin.
By all accounts the first blog post, the team behind the development is in a fairly early stage where ubuntu chose to start the tests, achieving the title run Left 4 Dead 2 successfully. Following this achievement, interest grew in valve and established the following guidelines for meeting the future: Steam Client have a 100% functional on Linux, optimize the game Left 4 Dead 2 running at high FPS using OpenGL, and finally , translate or portage over to Linux game titles, and not necessarily just Ubuntu, but also to other distributions.
So pay attention to information that will appear in the course of weeks, especially Linux users who miss the games made by Valve, or who did not want to migrate to this platform because of the lack of support for these titles.
Link: Steam’d Penguins (Valve)Tags: Left 4 Dead 2, Linux, Open Source, opengl, Steam, ubuntu, valve