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You guys love Insurgency right, the awesome FPS game that came to Linux last year? Well Insurgency: Sandstorm is coming with some Unreal Engine 4 goodness, and Linux is confirmed.

QuoteParis, France – Today our new publishing partner, Focus Home Interactive, has revealed an exciting new project we are developing – Insurgency: Sandstorm – available for PS4, Xbox One, Windows, OS X, and Linux in 2017.


Since it's being made for consoles as well, we can expect much nicer gamepad support for the game.

QuoteIn addition to console support, Insurgency: Sandstorm will contain some exciting new features such as a new story mode and eSports framework. The game is being built from the ground up with competitive multiplayer, console split-screen, and singleplayer in mind. The story mode will focus on a squad of characters as they face increasingly challenging chapters, from the invasion of Iraq in 2003 through the insurrection period and leading to the present day.


I am looking forward to seeing the new Story mode it will have. Having a realistic FPS on Linux that has a singleplayer campaign as well as multiplayer? It's what I have bee dreaming of (Homefront: The Revolution is out this year, so it beats it).

Sounds like it will have an online beta before the game hits a final release too. Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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14 23 February 2016 at 5:22 pm UTC
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Color me interested!
Kithop 23 February 2016 at 5:28 pm UTC
Completely unrelated, but I can't see the word 'Sandstorm' and not snicker any more.
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...and yet I can't not listen to it and bob my head. ;)
RTheren 23 February 2016 at 5:41 pm UTC
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YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEES. Keep it comming
Krogash86 23 February 2016 at 5:41 pm UTC
nice !
jordicoma 23 February 2016 at 5:42 pm UTC
As yesterdey's news, http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Galaxy-S7-Launch-Event, the galaxy S7 at Mobile World Congress showed a demo with unreal 4 with vulkan on android.
Could this game have vulkan support for linux next year?
Perkeleen_Vittupää 23 February 2016 at 6:00 pm UTC
KithopCompletely unrelated, but I can't see the word 'Sandstorm' and not snicker any more.
View video on youtube.com

...and yet I can't not listen to it and bob my head. ;)

Thanks, was wondering about that song...
jjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjjj 23 February 2016 at 6:06 pm UTC
jordicomaAs yesterdey's news, http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Galaxy-S7-Launch-Event, the galaxy S7 at Mobile World Congress showed a demo with unreal 4 with vulkan on android.
Could this game have vulkan support for linux next year?

Yes, Unreal Engine 4 will support vulkan. I'm betting Unreal engine will have a vulkan demo in 3-4 months.
chuzzle44 23 February 2016 at 7:05 pm UTC
Yay! Single Player! Color me excited.
GustyGhost 23 February 2016 at 7:08 pm UTC
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jordicomaAs yesterdey's news, http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Galaxy-S7-Launch-Event, the galaxy S7 at Mobile World Congress showed a demo with unreal 4 with vulkan on android.
Could this game have vulkan support for linux next year?

Yes, Unreal Engine 4 will support vulkan. I'm betting Unreal engine will have a vulkan demo in 3-4 months.

Unreal Engine 4 has already supported Vulkan since yesterday and shared a demo for UE4 Vulkan on mobile devices.
Madeanaccounttocomment 24 February 2016 at 12:27 am UTC
I've been absolutely loving Insurgency and I can't wait to try their new game in 2017. Insta-buy.
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