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It's been quite a while since we heard much about the Linux version of Cosmic Star Heroine, seems like it may come soon.

For those not too familiar, it's a game that was funded on Kickstarter way back in October of 2013. A Linux version was noted on the Kickstarter, although it didn't say it would be a delayed release. Some delays later, it eventually released in April of 2017 just for Windows.

We last posted about it back in July of last year, where they showed a teaser shot of it running on Linux. Since then we haven't really followed it as nothing really seemed to come of it.

Just recently, at the end of May, a developer posted this in the comments of a recent announcement on Steam:

Mac & Linux ports are still planned and now that we're mostly done with the PS4/Vita versions, they're moving up in priority.

Great to know it's still coming, sad to see it have such a delay, but hopefully we will have it in our hands soon. 

Here's what the game features:

  • The best of classic and modern RPGs!
  • Brisk pacing that respects your time! Save anywhere!
  • No separate battle screen! Battles take place directly in the areas that you explore!
  • 2D visual style straight from the height of gaming's 16-bit era!
  • Animated cutscenes reminiscent of the Sega CD & Turbo Duo era!
  • Soundtrack by HyperDuck SoundWorks (Dust: An Elysian Tail, Precipice of Darkness 4)!
  • Over 100 minutes of music!
  • Multi-character combo techniques!
  • Innovative turn-based combat system that focuses on flow & strategy!
  • Your own spaceship! Recruit new agents to help your home base grow!
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3 comments

EagleDelta 4 Jun, 2018
It took them a year to get just the PS4/PSVita versions done since release and still have to do XBone, Linux, and Mac. They've even mentioned a Switch version, but also noted that it'd have to be outsourced as they don't have enough time to also do an in-house Switch version with the other stuff on their plate. To add to that, I think one of the main developers and his wife (who also work on the games) had a kid during the last year or just before release, which (I can attest to) probably significantly reduced their ability to work on Zeboyd Games projects.
Alm888 4 Jun, 2018
Yeah, sure…
Linuxpunk 5 Jun, 2018
Looking forward to play this on Linux... Maybe by 2020 I've finished playing all the games I got and the port will be ready, hopefully.
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