Valve is hiring developers to work on the Steam client, with core responsibilities including "Port Windows-based games to the Linux platform."
yes! no more need for wine for me then
This would be awesome!
lol linux. Seriously who uses that. It barely has any support.
you are obviously referring to games because on the technical side linux, to include ubuntu, smokes windows when it comes to support. the only time I use windows is gaming.
I use it. It is the open operating system and if you have any clue about computers at, you would know how useful Linux is to software engineers. The only reason I don't use Linux all the time is because of certain features Windows offers that are needed to play games. Open source all the way!
I don't have Windows on my computer. Full Ubuntu :D
Valve is wasting their time on bullshit
waste of time since linux doesn't have a lot of support
Well, maybe it could eventually bring an Android client since Android is built upon Linux.
I was thinking the same thing. Steam on Android tablets? Yes pl0x.
Microsoft Windows and their DirectX API needs some competition. PC gamers always bang on about how the platform is the birthplace of gaming innovation; well, some love for Linux is just what we need. Plus, considering the direction Windows 8 is taking with Secure Boot and the walled garden app store, PC gamers should rejoice at the prospect of a far more open platform being supported by the largest digital retail company, and one of the best-loved game developers.
This in no way means that ever single game on steams gonna be on linux. I have no idea of what linux supports but it might only have the games that mac also has, so it might only have valve games available.
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