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F1 2015, another big game showing hints of coming to Linux & SteamOS

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Well this one caught me by surprise, F1 2015 looks like it may actually come to Linux & SteamOS which will give us another more realistic racing game.

You can see the big entry on SteamDB where Linux and Mac content is being added.
Quotelaunch/5/config/oslist: linux
launch/5/executable: f12015.sh
launch/5/type: none


While it is a major game, it has "Mostly Negative" reviews on Steam. It sounds like it's a pretty buggy game, so if whoever is doing the Linux version manages to fix it up a bit, it could turn out to be a lot better for us. It could also be coming along with a new patch for the game overall, if so then everyone would win.

About the game (Official)
Race like a champion in F1 2015 - get closer than ever before to the experience of racing in the world’s most glamorous, exciting and prestigious motorsport. F1 2015 puts you in the heart of the action with a stunning new game engine that recreates the blisteringly fast and highly responsive racing cars of FORMULA ONE™ and features all-new ‘broadcast presentation’ that immerses you in the unique race day atmosphere. F1 2015 is the official videogame of the 2015 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™ and also features fully playable 2014 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™ bonus content. Compete as your favourite FORMULA ONE star in the new Championship Season and push yourself to the limit in the challenging Pro Season mode. Hone your skills in the new Online Practice Session, and then challenge your friends and racing rivals from across the world in Online Multiplayer.

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Feist 11 December 2015 at 5:21 pm UTC
Nice with another big title on the way.

Now, if only I enjoyed racing-games everything would be great. I suppose it might be a bit odd... I do enjoy driving cars in games and I do enjoy participating in car-races in games...but I still don't really care for racing games.
TobiSGD 11 December 2015 at 5:34 pm UTC
Yes! Now please Dirt Rally also!
GustyGhost 11 December 2015 at 5:34 pm UTC
Do you mean racing games as in professional sport racing or all genres including kart racing games? I could totally understand not holding interest in pro racing as it parallels other sports genres ( I don't like sports games in general).
Feist 11 December 2015 at 5:40 pm UTC
AnxiousInfusionDo you mean racing games as in professional sport racing or all genres including kart racing games? I could totally understand not holding interest in pro racing as it parallels other sports genres ( I don't like sports games in general).

Pretty much all & every kind of racing game. I guess for me racing is something like a "side-dish", it goes great together with the many "main courses" of other game-genrés but by itself it always leaves me wanting to step out of the game-vehicle and pursue some other activity. ;)


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melkemind 11 December 2015 at 5:51 pm UTC
TobiSGDYes! Now please Dirt Rally also!

If Codemasters porting this game, I see no reason why they wouldn't do Dirt Rally as well.
Segata Sanshiro 11 December 2015 at 6:39 pm UTC
The career mode was always pretty good in these games.
TobiSGD 11 December 2015 at 6:40 pm UTC
melkemind
TobiSGDYes! Now please Dirt Rally also!

If Codemasters porting this game, I see no reason why they wouldn't do Dirt Rally as well.
I really hope so. With buying Grid Autosport my gaming budget for the next two months is down to zero, but I got Dirt Rally as a gift already, so if there will be a port I would really be happy about that.
Keyrock 11 December 2015 at 6:58 pm UTC
Cool. As with Batman, hopefully by the time we get it on Linux the game is in a much better state than it was at release on Windows and the weeks after that.

More importantly, let me join everybody else in here saying please port Dirt Rally. Pretty please with a cherry on top.
pete910 11 December 2015 at 6:58 pm UTC
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This is the one the mrs and I have been waiting for ;)
STiAT 11 December 2015 at 7:06 pm UTC
F1 .. too boring.
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