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Portal 2 Looks Set To Drop On Linux With A Beta

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Well now, this was a nice surprise, it looks like Portal 2 is extremely close to dropping onto Linux.

Update: You need to manually opt-into the beta according to Valve. Find it in the beta tab on the properties section of Portal 2.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tax4e4hBBZc

To quote the excellent SteamDB entry for Portal 2
Quote4 minutes ago Changed Depots
661/config/oslist: linux
661/name: Portal 2 linux content
4 minutes ago Changed App Config
launch/2/arguments: -game portal2 -steam
launch/2/config/oslist: linux
launch/2/executable: portal2.sh
4 minutes ago Changed oslist – windows,macos,linux
4 minutes ago Added name_linux – Portal 2 (Beta)


The epic sequel to the puzzle game Portal will be a welcome addition to everyones Linux library I am sure.

Features
Extensive single player: Featuring next generation gameplay and a wildly-engrossing story.
Complete two-person co-op: Multiplayer game featuring its own dedicated story, characters, and gameplay.
Advanced physics: Allows for the creation of a whole new range of interesting challenges, producing a much larger but not harder game.
Original music.
Massive sequel: The original Portal was named 2007's Game of the Year by over 30 publications worldwide.
Editing Tools: Portal 2 editing tools will be included.

You can report bugs to the official github page for Portal 2 Linux right here.

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Xpander 25 Feb, 2014
Downloading...

watned to finish the coop finaly... now there is no excuse anymore :)
Half-Shot 25 Feb, 2014
Bloody hell Liam, how do you do that so fast :D
PKM 25 Feb, 2014
Did anyone else notice that the Steam counter for Linux games went from 538 to 338? What's up with that?
You can find the counter by going into the Linux games tab, it just says "games".
LostParadise 25 Feb, 2014
Now, only CS:GO left!
Downloading too...
zacH 25 Feb, 2014
AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!

What am I still even DOING here?? :D
Lapinopl 25 Feb, 2014
OMG, OMG ,OMG! YESYESYES! Been waiting for so long, I can hardly wait:)
Crazy Penguin 25 Feb, 2014
Quoting: Half-ShotBloody hell Liam, how do you do that so fast :D

I guess he lives IN the Internet :D
Liam Dawe 25 Feb, 2014
Quoting: Half-ShotBloody hell Liam, how do you do that so fast :D

Imagine the film the Matrix, I am plugged into it.
Xpander 25 Feb, 2014
Quoting: PKMDid anyone else notice that the Steam counter for Linux games went from 538 to 338? What's up with that?
You can find the counter by going into the Linux games tab, it just says "games".

doesnt count DLC's anymore i guess
Anonymous 25 Feb, 2014
Yeah, that means that the stanley parable will come to linux too!
YAYAYAYAYAY!!!
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