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Strike Suit Zero Officially Available On Linux

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The developers of Strike Suit Zero tweeted to us to let everyone know that the game is now out of beta and anyone can now purchase it and play.

@gamingonlinux Linux version of Strike Suit Zero is now live on Steam. Just a heads up!

— Strike Suit Zero (@StrikeSuitZero) August 9, 2013


They stated the Linux icon should hopefully come today as well to show off the fact that it's now on Linux officially.

@gamingonlinux we're aware of this and it should be added later today, with any luck.

Strike Suit Zero (@StrikeSuitZero) August 9, 2013


It's also currently on sale until the 15th at 50% off for £7.49 so now is an excellent time to show your support, it's well worth it.

The developers also noted to us that yes, the DLC does work on the Linux version.

Key Features

  • Fast, frantic space combat: freely engage multiple enemies, dogfight other pilots, fight massive fleet battles and defend vast structures.
  • The Strike Suit: strategically switch from Pursuit Mode (speed and power) to Strike Mode (a powerful, highly maneuverable combat mode)
  • Capital Ship Destruction: take capital ships apart piece by piece – take out their turrets or target weak-points to blow out entire sections of their superstructure.
  • Multiple endings: your choices in game directly affect the state of Earth at the end of the game.
  • Vibrant and vivid universe: space is far from the dark, featureless void it’s supposed to be. Discover the color and vibrancy of the Strike Suit universe across 13 unique locations.
  • Ship Designs from renowned Mechanical Design engineer Junji Okubo (Appleseed: Ex Machina, Steel Battalion.)
  • Music from award-winning composer Paul Ruskay (Homeworld) including a collaboration with Japanese singer/songwriter Kokia (Tales of Innocence, Gunslinger Girl: II Teatrino)
  • Joystick compatible: as well as being fully optimized for mouse and keyboard, and gamepads, Strike Suit Zero is compatible with a range of joysticks for full immersion.
  • Multi-screen support: play the game across three monitors, and discover the Strike Suit universe in all its widescreen glory.
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10 comments

abelthorne 9 Aug, 2013
Do you know if Strike Suite Infinity is planned on Linux too?

(I already asked in the article about the beta but I guess my question is better here.)
Liam Dawe 9 Aug, 2013
Currently it's not happening no.
tweakedenigma 9 Aug, 2013
According to a dev in Steam Forum it looks like SSI might be coming to Linux: 

http://steamcommunity.com/app/234160/discussions/0/810923021685750444/
Lord Avallon 9 Aug, 2013
As soon as it appeared in my list I started to download, I was playing it right now and I have to say it´s a fantastic game, I love space simulators, I bought SSZ with the DLC and SSI too.
Mike Frett 9 Aug, 2013
Awesome! =) Me and my bro have this, he's going to be thrilled when I tell him. Now I'm waiting for Worms to show up in my Linux list ready for d/l. ;)
Ivancillo 9 Aug, 2013
Will this game be avaliable outside Steam?

If this game hits Humble Bundle, will require Steam to activate and play too?

Have the develoupers considered Desura?
Valczir 10 Aug, 2013
Dangit.  The game seems fun so far, but I have one major issue: I identify more with the colonials than the UNE.  I actually can't play the game, because I'm more interested in killing my teammates than my enemies, and am actually more satisfied when I fail a mission than when I succeed.

Ah, well.  I guess these are the dangers of being a cynical old man with no faith in humanity - story based games often pit me against my own ideals.
Linas 10 Aug, 2013
This is awesome! I was afraid that the game will not run on NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M with only 512 MB video memory. But it runs great even with high settings and 1920x1200 resolution, without antialiasing.
Anonymous 11 Aug, 2013
Quoting: IvancilloWill this game be avaliable outside Steam?

If this game hits Humble Bundle, will require Steam to activate and play too?

Have the develoupers considered Desura?
The game is also available on other stores (GOG, GamersGate − they don't sell the Linux version though) so the devs are not sticking to Steam per se. They don't sell it through the Humble Store or Desura, maybe they're unaware of these or the conditions don't suit them.
Sabun 11 Aug, 2013
SSZ works brilliantly on Ubuntu 13.04! In the options menu, it actually has a setting for multi-monitor mode. I've never seen that option in any other game I've played before. Too bad I don't have an Occulus Rift, I'd like to try it with this game. I did a short video of SSZ running in Ubuntu with maxed out settings at 1080p, runs very well :)
Now, I hope Strike Suit Infinity might come to Linux too as I have that as well.

View video on youtube.com
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