You can sign up to get a daily email of our articles, see the Mailing List page!
Support us on Patreon to keep GamingOnLinux alive. This ensures we have no timed articles and no paywalls. Just good, fresh content! Alternatively, you can donate through Paypal, Flattr and Liberapay.!

Bohemia Interactive formally announce 'Ylands', will support Linux later

Posted by , | Views: 6,091
Bohemia Interactive have now formally announced 'Ylands' [Official Site], a cheerful sandbox game that will come to Linux in future.

YouTube videos require cookies, you must accept their cookies to view. View cookie preferences.
Show & Accept Cookies   Direct Link

From their FAQ:
QuoteCurrently, we are only releasing the PC version, because it's our primary development platform, but we intend to make Ylands fully multi-platform. Our plans involve a Mac and Linux release sometime in the future and we would also like to make the game available on consoles.


It seems it's a Unity game, as they are showing it off at Unity's Unite event.

About the game
Ylands is a cheerful sandbox game that will captivate you by its beautiful polygon graphics. Using terrain voxels and building blocks, you can create a completely modifiable island and then place it anywhere in the World. You have full control over your game experience: choose to play alone or with friends; try to live a life on your yland with only a handful of survival items or choose to have them all - it's up to you.

It's nice to see that Bohemia Interactive is becoming more Linux friendly, but it does of course help to use a game engine that already supports Linux.
1 Likes, Who?
We do often include affiliate links to earn us some pennies. We are currently affiliated with GOG and Humble Store. See more information here.
The comments on this article are closed.
Beamboom 2 November 2016 at 11:17 am UTC
Cue the complaints about the use of the term "PC", in five, four, three...
GBee 2 November 2016 at 12:40 pm UTC
Also, worth remembering that this is an early alpha/prototype and therefore there is a chance they will abandon the game before release if there just isn't enough interest. It might simply not reach the point of a linux version being made available.
Gonza565 2 November 2016 at 12:44 pm UTC
ARMA Reskin Looks rather cool.
Nanobang 2 November 2016 at 12:52 pm UTC
Lol. I just got done looking at this game in an article at RPS, wishing Bohemia would bring Ylands and other future games to Linux. Lo and behold! It may well yet come to pass! Groovy Huzzahs all around.
zimplex1 2 November 2016 at 3:26 pm UTC
This is quite different for Bohemia.
Sabun 2 November 2016 at 4:17 pm UTC
zimplex1This is quite different for Bohemia.
Agreed. It's not what I think of when I hear Bohemia.
While you're here, please consider supporting GamingOnLinux on Patreon or Liberapay. We have no adverts, no paywalls, no timed exclusive articles. Just good, fresh content. Without your continued support, we simply could not continue!

We also accept Paypal donations and subscriptions! If you already are, thank you!
Livestreams & Videos
None currently, submit yours here!
See more!
Popular this week
View by Category
Contact
Latest Comments
Latest Forum Posts