Valve outlines Steam for Linux goals

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Valve (developer of hit games Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal and more) has outlined its plans to bring Steam and an assortment of games to Linux, initially starting with Ubuntu.

In a post on Valveā€™s Linux blog, the company made clear its intentions for the platform with three clear goals:

  • getting the Steam client onto Linux with full functionality
  • optimizing a version of L4D2 running at a high frame rate with OpenGL
  • porting additional Valve titles

While Valve is starting with Ubuntu, the company has stated that it will look into supporting other Linux distributions in the future.

Which Valve game would you like ported to Ubuntu once work on L4D2 is complete? Team Fortress 2 perhaps?

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Left 4 Dead 2

  • Release Date: November 17, 2009
    • - 20 November 2009 (PC)
    • - 17 November 2009 (Xbox 360)
  • Platform(s): Linux, macOS, PC, Xbox 360
  • Genre(s): Action, First Person, Shooter
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