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Deep SIlver's AAA Games Could Come To Linux
Posted , 8 August 2013 at 3:46 pm UTC / 17195 views
Some of you may have been disappointed by the latest Humble Bundle being Windows only, well the good news is the developers are looking at Linux right now.

It is quite likely (pure speculation) that this is due to Linux statistics from bundle.

I am talking about this post on their reddit AMA:
Quote[–]ttyborg
Can we count on native Linux versions for your current/next games? It would be super awesome.

[–]deepsilver_guido Deep Silver[S]
i would say there is a good chance
So in future we could see titles like Saints Row and Dead Island come to Linux, that would be a huge boon for us as they are major titles!

So thanks to them being in a Humble Bundle we could see future titles actually come to Linux, it probably helps that the second highest payment was from a @LinuxGamers twitter account, good work!

Remember though folks, don't go buying the games yet if you don't want to be disappointed in-case it turns out to be another Unreal Tournament 3 eh

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tweakedenigma commented on 8 August 2013 at 4:02 pm UTC

If they gave us something a little more concrete, then I would be willing to take the risk. Even if they only committed to 100% to one game in the bundle. 

If they gave us something a little more concrete, then I would be willing to take the risk. Even if they only committed to 100% to one game in the bundle. 
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alexThunder commented on 8 August 2013 at 4:20 pm UTC

I'd like to say, that Deep Silver would then become my favorite VG company/publisher/whatever, but it already is  

I still wonder ... usually, our (German) companies are ... well ... slow considering new developments. Although it's just a very small hint, I'm really surprised - far more than I expected.

I'd like to say, that Deep Silver would then become my favorite VG company/publisher/whatever, but it already is :D  I still wonder ... usually, our (German) companies are ... well ... slow considering new developments. Although it's just a very small hint, I'm really surprised - far more than I expected.
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Kristian commented on 8 August 2013 at 4:38 pm UTC

I have decided to not ignore partially or wholly Windows or Steam bundles any more but I never give a Humble tip and in this case since it was the worse kind 100% Steam only AND 100% Windows only at the same time I didn't give Deep Silver a cent. So 100% of my $26 contribution went to charity.

I have decided to not ignore partially or wholly Windows or Steam bundles any more but I never give a Humble tip and in this case since it was the worse kind 100% Steam only AND 100% Windows only at the same time I didn't give Deep Silver a cent. So 100% of my $26 contribution went to charity.
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sparr commented on 8 August 2013 at 5:01 pm UTC

I have a friend with a Windows box that I can game on sometimes so I bought the bundle. I'd play a lot more at home if the games came to Linux.

I have a friend with a Windows box that I can game on sometimes so I bought the bundle. I'd play a lot more at home if the games came to Linux.
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Name commented on 8 August 2013 at 5:38 pm UTC

"which is of course thanks to being in the bundle"

That's not obvious at all. How did you come to that conclusion? Source?

"which is of course thanks to being in the bundle" That's not obvious at all. How did you come to that conclusion? Source?
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entropy commented on 8 August 2013 at 5:42 pm UTC

Didn't we hear something similar many times?
IIRC, the CEO of THQ (I know it's defunct by now) twittered something 
like "Oh, you want Linux support? Then we'll have a look." after many
Linux users were upset about the Win-only THQ HumbleBundle.

I'll take it with tweakedenigma: I won't get my hopes high 
until they release the first AAA native Linux binary.

Didn't we hear something similar many times? IIRC, the CEO of THQ (I know it's defunct by now) twittered something  like "Oh, you want Linux support? Then we'll have a look." after many Linux users were upset about the Win-only THQ HumbleBundle. I'll take it with tweakedenigma: I won't get my hopes high  until they release the first AAA native Linux binary.
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liamdawe commented on 8 August 2013 at 5:45 pm UTC

Name"which is of course thanks to being in the bundle"

That's not obvious at all. How did you come to that conclusion? Source?
According to cheese who spoke to Jeff (Humble's owner) they are impressed with our numbers from the bundle.

[quote=Name]"which is of course thanks to being in the bundle" That's not obvious at all. How did you come to that conclusion? Source? [/quote] According to cheese who spoke to Jeff (Humble's owner) they are impressed with our numbers from the bundle.
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sobkas commented on 8 August 2013 at 5:50 pm UTC
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Thinking about native Metro games... It would be so good.

Thinking about native Metro games... It would be so good.
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Anonymous commented on 8 August 2013 at 6:30 pm UTC

liamdawe
Name"which is of course thanks to being in the bundle"

That's not obvious at all. How did you come to that conclusion? Source?
According to cheese who spoke to Jeff (Humble's owner) they are impressed with our numbers from the bundle.

Ok, then you should say that in the post, and put a link. It looks like you're just making it up otherwise.

[quote=liamdawe][quote=Name]"which is of course thanks to being in the bundle" That's not obvious at all. How did you come to that conclusion? Source? [/quote] According to cheese who spoke to Jeff (Humble's owner) they are impressed with our numbers from the bundle.[/quote] Ok, then you should say that in the post, and put a link. It looks like you're just making it up otherwise.
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