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Natural Selection 2 should still be coming to Linux after all!

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After the recent reddit post to state the original Half-Life mod Natural Selection is coming to Linux, I decided to poke to developers of Natural Selection 2 for details of a Linux version!

The game is a hybrid of RTS/FPS so you have people running around as the marines for example, while another will be the commander sat in a little hub telling people what to do! It works rather well.

@gamingonlinux @ns2 Yes. Getting Spark on OpenGL, and if NS2 continues to be successful we will get the game to Linux/Mac <1yr hopefully!

Unknown Worlds (@UWEDev) April 2, 2013

So there you have it, who knows by the end of the year we may have NS2 on Linux! I have tested a bit of the game previously and the graphics are awesome, the game play is incredibly fun too!

Gameplay trailer:

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Until then though for aliens vs marines you can check out Unvanquished which is very similar although a lot faster paced (sadly).

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Superuser Apr 2, 2013
Yay! I was the person who made the original post that led to that chain of replies by the way.

This is investigative journalism* at its finest, you've just been added to my RSS reader. :)

* Or, err, whatever the heck it's called anyway. ;)
Matt Apr 3, 2013
Well they promised a Linux server for the initial release so a don't believe anything they say about a port coming soon.
Cheeseness Apr 3, 2013
Has it ever been said that a Linux version wouldn't happen? So far as I'm aware, it was always the intention to do a native release someday.
fainec Apr 3, 2013
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