Team17 have announced that Worms W.M.D will release on August 23rd, but the Linux version is going to be post-launch.
@gamingonlinux We are looking at Linux support post launch on the 23rd Aug :)— Worms™ (@WormsTeam17) July 12, 2016
Sad, but hopefully the delay will allow them to make sure the Linux version is properly polished and ready. I really want to play it, so I would hate for it to be riddled with issues.
The other issue is that their pre-order campaign includes bonus stuff from other games, but of course no Linux gamer will pre-order it since it won't have Day-1 Linux support. I asked, and it's being looked into:
@gamingonlinux This will be taken into consideration :)— Worms™ (@WormsTeam17) July 12, 2016
It's really great to see that Team17 is so responsive!
Anyway, if you do decide to pre-order (or if they sort out something for us post-release) this is what you will get: