Confused on Steam Play and Proton? Be sure to check out our guide.

Toribash Fighting Game 4.7 Beta Brings Back Linux Support!

By - | Views: 8,289
Toribash, an exceptional turn-based fighting game supported Linux long before we could even dream of having Desura and Steam on our platform. Sadly, at some point they decided that the demand for Linux builds is not high enough to deliver them. It was still possible to play the game using Wine though but there always have been some issues (performance, minor bugs etc).

Everything changed since the game went to Steam Greenlight. I talked to the person maintaining Toribash profile there and I've got the response that the game would support Linux again if it gets greenlit. Which just happened! Linux build is available again, for now only beta but I am hoping for full support soon. For now, tested some game-play on Debian 7 with my old game account and everything works just great, the performance got improved!

I have to say I am very excited about this coming back, this one has been one of my personal favourites for ages. The game is extremely complex with its sandbox nature, open for character customisation and game mods provided by community. It also has a remarkably high skill cap, so learning the game is quite an effort, but it definitely pays off later!

The game is totally free-to-play with micro-transactions present (you can get more in-game currency this way, which normally is earnt by winning games) so you can try it out even now!

Toribash will eventually come to Steam as well, since it is greenlit.

Game website:
Linux beta build for download:
Source of the news:

Take a look at the fancy trailer from one of earlier versions:
YouTube Thumbnail
YouTube videos require cookies, you must accept their cookies to view. View cookie preferences.
Accept Cookies & Show   Direct Link
Article taken from
We do often include affiliate links to earn us some pennies. We are currently affiliated with GOG and Humble Store. See more here.
About the author -
Just visit my Twitter profile
See more from me
The comments on this article are closed.
1 comment

HadBabits 25 Jan, 2014
Awesome news :D I was rather disappointed when I found out this game didn't have proper Linux support, I'll have to give it a try.
While you're here, please consider supporting GamingOnLinux on:

Reward Tiers: Patreon. Plain Donations: Liberapay or PayPal.

This ensures all of our main content remains totally free for everyone with no article paywalls. We also don't have tons of adverts, there's also no tracking and we respect your privacy. Just good, fresh content. Without your continued support, we simply could not continue!

You can find even more ways to support us on this dedicated page any time. If you already are, thank you!
The comments on this article are closed.