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Steam Now Has Over 700 Linux Games, What A Milestone!

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I remember the days of old when "Linux has no games!" was a common argument against using it. Now with developers flocking to put Linux versions of games up on Steam we are seeing over 700!

Steam's official count currently at the time of writing lists it at 702 games, but SteamDB however only lists 676 as actually working. SteamDB is updated manually though as people test the games, so if you see one you know that works that isn't listed as such then feel free to pop an update to them using github, instructions below:
QuoteGames are marked as working by humans on GitHub by creating a pull request.
Don't want to use git? Come to #steamdb or #steamlug channel on freenode IRC, and tell us about it.


This number will keep on rising as Linux becomes a force to be reckoned with, and as more bigger developers get porting ready for Valve's highly anticipated Steam Machines.

What have been some of your favourite releases lately? I'm a bit hooked on loot hunting in Borderlands 2 personally.

I think it's time for some cake.

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Xpander 5 Oct, 2014
i have 224 Linux games in my library with 95% of them installed.
and i'd say 90% of them work perfectly fine - yes some unity3d games have some framerate and mouse issues but those are not so common anymore as 1-2 years ago
Waikano 7 Oct, 2014
Most of my recent time has been going into Wasteland 2, but I see Borderlands 2 in the near future. All of this has been through Steam...natively installed, nothing through Wine (Although if I run out of stuff to play I might try Wine)...don't see that happening any time soon though.

Recently finished the following on Linux and never played on any other format:
Half-Life
Half-Life: Opposing Force
Half-Life: Blue Shift
Fez
XCOM: Enemy Unknown
XCOM: Enenmy Within
The Bard's Tale
FTL: I beat the final ship 1x...although missing several achievements.

Started the Following but are now in the Que:
Half-Life 2
Mount & Blade: Warband
Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition
Shadowrun Returns
Witcher 2 (Actually will probably finish Witcher 1 on Windows if it doesn't get released to Linux soonerish...Anal that way...everything has to be played in Order of Release or at least Chronologically)
Left for Dead 2 Same as Witcher 2
Trine 2 Same as Witcher 2
X3: Terran Conflict
Mark of the Ninja
Crusader Kings II
A Virus Named Tom
Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken
Brutal Legend
System Shock 2

Replayed just to be nostalgic:
7th Guest

I might be missing a few...but this should keep me busy for a while ;)
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