It's nice to have some good news. I told you all recently that it looked like Master of Orion was coming to SteamOS & Linux, and now it has been confirmed by Wargaming themselves.
@gamingonlinux We have confirmation. Master of Orion is coming to a Linux near you!— Master of Orion (@moothegame) January 27, 2016
Severian, Director of Product VisionMac, Linux, and SteamOS = YES!!
Also confirmed by a developer:
GeneralDirection, DeveloperHe's the Director of Product Vision at Wargaming. For some reason he's lacking the dev tag here, so we'll get that fixed. ;)
Now I am excited, I absolutely adore Master of Orion 2 (let's not talk about MoO3).
No word on release yet, as it hasn't launched on any platform yet.
About the game (Official)
Master of Orion – Conquer the Stars
The ascendant spacefaring 4X strategy game returns! A new chapter in the epic Master of Orion saga is poised to once again capture the imaginations of millions of gamers.
Diehard fans of the first games will be ecstatic to know that this revival is being built under the watchful eyes of members from the original development team, in conjunction with NGD Studios in Buenos Aires!
Discover Master of Orion as it was always meant to be: A fully orchestrated score, interstellar warfare and exploration against the backdrop of beautifully animated far flung galaxies. Confront hostile civilizations, negotiate with mysterious aliens, share knowledge with allies and uncover this newly imagined universe.