Join us on our own very special Reddit: /r/Linuxers

You probably don't remember, but we reported on Solstice Chronicles: MIA [Steam, Official Site] coming to Linux way back in February. Obviously a lot of time has passed, but it's still coming.

Here's a little refresher with the original launch trailer—feast your eyes!

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

Unfortunately, the developer had to take some time off, but it seems they're back! Here's what they said on Steam:

Hey guys, answer to this question is a bit overdue. Sorry about that. Linux version should have already been done according to plans, but I had to take some time off due to some health concerns so plans had to be pushed back. I have been attempting to build the game for linux for the past few days and if no unexpected issues show up, I hope we'll have something to show you quite soon.

We've had delays, cancellations and silence from many developers on the status of previously confirmed Linux ports which is always sad. In this case, I think we can all agree the health of a developer is the most important thing, so hopefully they're fighting-fit again.

Obviously it could still be a few weeks off, but it's really great to see it wasn't a lost cause.

Article taken from
5 Likes, Who?
We do often include affiliate links to earn us some pennies. We are currently affiliated with GOG, Humble Store and Paradox Interactive. See more here.
About the author -
author picture
I am the owner of GamingOnLinux. After discovering Linux back in the days of Mandrake in 2003, I constantly came back to check on the progress of Linux until Ubuntu appeared on the scene and it helped me to really love it. You can reach me easily by emailing GamingOnLinux directly.
See more from me
The comments on this article are closed.

dvd 29 Dec, 2017
Quoting: Guesthonestly i prefer to wait for games
i like that linux games always come late because it gives me time to beat the games i have without worrying about the games that are releasing

i like to wait with games too, but not for the (linux) release, but after the release so i can see the first user feedback about them. I also prefer buying older games for the most part.
scaine 29 Dec, 2017
View PC info
  • Contributing Editor
  • Supporter Plus
Wishlisted this - looks superb.
mirv 29 Dec, 2017
View PC info
  • Supporter Plus
Heh, unexpected issues _always_ appear. I hope they're not too bad though. The dev can always ask for help to get things running too - hope they know that people are (mostly) willing to help!

But yeah, health first, always.
F.Ultra 29 Dec, 2017
Reminds me a bit about the second era Alien Breed and the two Shadowgrounds (which have Linux versions) games. Will instabuy once they release!
While you're here, please consider supporting GamingOnLinux on Patreon, Liberapay or Paypal. We have no adverts, no paywalls, no timed exclusive articles. Just good, fresh content. Without your continued support, we simply could not continue!

You can find even more ways to support us on this dedicated page any time. If you already are, thank you!