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9:05 pm, November 28, 2013
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Linux/SteamOS support

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I know this has probably been discussed before but I wanted to put in my two bits on the subject.



SteamOS is on the horizon, this Valve-altered version of Linux promises to be a free, game oriented and arguably better alternative OS than windows. There is already a large number of games that support Linux and most games currently in development will run on Linux. The problem is with older games such as World of Tanks. Sure you can run windows emulators but they can be unreliable, native support is always to be preferred. I hope that Wargamming realizes that the future of gaming lies with SteamOS and Linux and that they need build clients for WOT/WOWP/WOWS to support the OS. I am not a rabid open-source nut, but frankly I am tired of Windows and the many arms and legs I have sacrificed to pay for a clunky and cluttered OS.

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