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Do not adjust your monitors, you read that correctly. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II, Chaos Rising and Retribution are officially coming to Linux and will be released on September 29th [Feral Mini-site].

The port is being done by Feral Interactive, so it will have their usual great spit and polish on it.

Yes, AMD is supported:
Minimum Linux system requirements call for a 2.0 GHz CPU with at least 4GB RAM, 1GB or better graphics card, and SteamOS 2.0 or Ubuntu 16.04 or better. The game also requires an NVIDIA 6xx/AMD 6xxxx/Intel Iris Pro series graphics card or better.

Note: Multiplayer is Linux+Mac, it will not be cross-platform with Windows.

All three are standalone games and don't depend on each other, so you can buy one or all. Pretty great to see all three get released at the same time!

Chaos Rising takes place one year after the events of Dawn of War II, and is set on Aurelia, long-lost home world of the Blood Ravens. Players once again take command of the Blood Ravens in order to free the planet from the forces of Chaos.

Retribution takes place ten years after Chaos Rising and presents a new threat to the Imperium of Man in which players may command any one of six races in a campaign that ranges across all the planets of sub-sector Aurelia.

In addition to their imaginative single-player campaigns, all three games feature highly-accomplished multiplayer in which players can either plunge into skirmish mode or team up with others in The Last Stand, a cooperative survival mode.

On September 29th, three grimdark games arrive on Mac and Linux — Warhammer® 40,000®: Dawn of War II®, Chaos Rising and Retribution. pic.twitter.com/F2RICpkSNx

— Feral Interactive (@feralgames) September 23, 2016


From the press release:

Quote“We're delighted to be bringing such enduringly popular games to Mac and Linux,” said David Stephen, Managing Director of Feral Interactive, “Their quality and appeal have more than stood the test of time and it’s a privilege to introduce them to a new audience.”



About the game (Official)

With a focus on fast-action RTS gameplay, Dawn of War II brings to life the science fiction universe of Warhammer 40,000 like never before. Experience the intimate brutality of battle as you play through your chosen race’s epic campaign. Clash with the enemies on battlefield ablaze with visceral melee and ranged combat. Lead and develop your squads from raw recruits into the most battle hardened veterans in the galaxy. Also included is The Last Stand, a co-operative game mode featuring user controlled heroes fighting waves of enemies.

So not only are Feral bringing us the brand new Deus Ex: Mankind Divided this year, but this month we get DoWII and the standlone expansions. Feral are good to us!

 

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Kuduzkehpan 23 Sep, 2016
well i bought game very long ago so What should i do to make it count as a linux copy sold.
And dont forget to mention that: YAYYYYYY!
lvlark 23 Sep, 2016
The agony! I can't keep up with Feral's release schedule due to, you know, them doing such a good job and me having a job.
Liam Dawe 23 Sep, 2016
More info added in now their press email arrived.
Eike 23 Sep, 2016
Which radar item is out of game now? :)
edddeduck_feral 23 Sep, 2016
Quoting: Kuduzkehpanwell i bought game very long ago so What should i do to make it count as a linux copy sold.
And dont forget to mention that: YAYYYYYY!

You can't make your original purchase into a Linux one. That was a Windows purchase and always will be.
Liam Dawe 23 Sep, 2016
Added even more info, seems AMD is supported before people start questioning (from the press email) :D
Quoting: Kuduzkehpanwell i bought game very long ago so What should i do to make it count as a linux copy sold.
And dont forget to mention that: YAYYYYYY!
What I see other people doing is gifting a copy from Steam directly to a Linux friend ;)
skinnyraf 23 Sep, 2016
I have only the base game, so still can show support by purchasing Chaos Rising and Retribution!
Adinimys 23 Sep, 2016
Oh yes, oh yes a fucking yesyesyes !
This is one of my favorite rts game and one of the few game I bought before switching to Linux. So saddly I won't count as a Linux sale but this means that I'll be really close to 100% Linux in my game library ^^
boltronics 23 Sep, 2016
Why??!?!? These games all work perfectly under Wine. Have for a very long time.

If they wanted to truly release Warhammer games for a new audience, they should have ported Space Marine! That's a game that does not work under Wine, probably only because of copy protection.
Liam Dawe 23 Sep, 2016
Quoting: boltronicsWhy??!?!? These games all work perfectly under Wine. Have for a very long time.

If they wanted to truly release Warhammer games for a new audience, they should have ported Space Marine! That's a game that does not work under Wine, probably only because of copy protection.
Wine gaming is not Linux gaming and does not support Linux in any shape or form. Some of us don't buy Windows games and I am sure plenty of us never even looked at this game before.

It's all about building up our library without having to resort to hacks like Wine, which never truly work properly.
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