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#1 f0rk_b0mb

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 21:30

Popular FPS game ‘Metro: Last Light’ is on its way to Linux ‘later this year’ its developers have confirmed.

The ’AAA’ title, which has reaped praise from critics for its stunning graphics and original storyline, was released for Windows, Xbox 360 and PS3 back in May.

Alongside its Linux debut, vaguely pencilled in for ‘sometime later this year’, 4A Games will also be releasing a raft of additional downloadable content, including new characters, weapons and a ‘Ranger Mode‘ for more challenging gameplay, to accompany it.

Metro is built on the 4A Engine, something that 4A Games’ CTO, Oles Shishkovstov, describes as being ‘testimony to the power flexibility of the engine’.

 “Development was handled in house by 4A games, and we are very happy with the results. We hope that Mac & Linux gamers will appreciate our efforts to create the best possible version for their machines.”

 

Source: http://www.omgubuntu...later-this-year

 

Hell, yeah! It's been an amazing year for Linux! 

 

 




#2 Growled

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 22:25

It's a great time to be a Linux gamer, that's for sure. :)



#3 vcfan

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 22:28

Hell, yeah! It's been an amazing year for Linux! 

 

is this the year?



#4 OP f0rk_b0mb

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 22:30

is this the year?

 

Yes. Yes it is.  :rolleyes:



#5 Don't Feed the Wolfie

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 00:50

is this the year?

 

(N) I'm sorry, are you like sad or something ?



#6 Growled

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 01:25

is this the year?

The year has come and gone, and you've missed it. :p



#7 vcfan

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 01:41

(N) I'm sorry, are you like sad or something ?

 

no im very happy actually. take it easy,its a joke.

 

The year has come and gone, and you've missed it. :p

 

damnit. i had a plan set to sell my 5 disc cd collection + manual of red hat linux from 1996 on fleabay because its value would have skyrocketed,and some bozo collector would have made me a little bit richer.



#8 ichi

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 07:37

is this the year?

 

It definitely seems to be the year of "Metro: Last Light" on Linux, at least.



#9 sean.ferguson

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 20:26

... damnit. i had a plan set to sell my 5 disc cd collection + manual of red hat linux from 1996 on fleabay because its value would have skyrocketed,and some bozo collector would have made me a little bit richer.

 

How much would you be looking at? ;)

 

and Huzzah for Linux Gaming!



#10 medhunter

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 05:36

Popular FPS game ‘Metro: Last Light’ is on its way to Linux ‘later this year’ its developers have confirmed.

The ’AAA’ title, which has reaped praise from critics for its stunning graphics and original storyline, was released for Windows, Xbox 360 and PS3 back in May.

Alongside its Linux debut, vaguely pencilled in for ‘sometime later this year’, 4A Games will also be releasing a raft of additional downloadable content, including new characters, weapons and a ‘Ranger Mode‘ for more challenging gameplay, to accompany it.

Metro is built on the 4A Engine, something that 4A Games’ CTO, Oles Shishkovstov, describes as being ‘testimony to the power flexibility of the engine’.

 “Development was handled in house by 4A games, and we are very happy with the results. We hope that Mac & Linux gamers will appreciate our efforts to create the best possible version for their machines.”

 

Source: http://www.omgubuntu...later-this-year

 

Hell, yeah! It's been an amazing year for Linux! 

me too.coming to linux more and more



#11 Sadelwo

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 18:25

This can only be a good thing. It will lead to better drivers and standardization for Linux. Personally I think Debian based distros (Ubuntu, mint, elementry) will help make Linux a more mainstream option for gamers. Choice is good!

#12 Growled

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Posted 02 September 2013 - 04:30

 Personally I think Debian based distros (Ubuntu, mint, elementry) will help make Linux a more mainstream option for gamers. Choice is good!

I too look for them to become the standard bearers. However, if they are wise they won't leave the other distros out of the loop.



#13 Zaic

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Posted 02 September 2013 - 04:38

Valve is pushing devs to release their linux versions of their games,  to prepare the release lineup for their "Steam Box"



#14 Shaun N.

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 11:14

Its becoming a better place for Linux gaming, I also hear that Blizzard are going to be announcing a Linux version of one of their top games by the end of the year.

 

I took Windows off my PC last night as the ATi drivers started performing a little better