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XCOM Enemy Unknown, Civilization V & Borderlands 2 Heading To Linux?

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So recently a boxed copy of XCOM Enemy Unknown & Civilization V together popped up on Amazon and it prominently lists Linux as a platform option, not only that but Borderlands 2 as well.

The Borderlands 2 GOTY edition lists the release date as tomorrow the 8th so we will see very soon if it's a mistake by Amazon.

It lists the available date as the 22nd of October for the XCOM/CivV bundle so we don't exactly have long to find out, but it would still be nice if we got confirmation somewhere.

Is it easily possible that this is a mistake on Amazon's part but it has been up for a few days no with no adjustment done on it, so is it possible they are heading our way?

If you remember Steam's recent announcements there was this image:
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Source - Which shows off Civilization being played, although it's also possible that this is to demonstrate SteamOS's streaming ability.

Considering the list of other games it shows in the Linux Games section on Amazon I think most of this is just an Amazon website issue, so don't get your hopes up too much.

The page states at number 11 of the best sellers for Linux as Football Manager 2011, only the 2014 version will support Linux for example.

To me it sounds like someone dealing with this at Amazon isn't quite sure what Linux is and just ticked a box for a load of games.

Source - Amazon's Linux Games section

Thanks everyone who sent this in, I have contacted 2K Games for any sort of confirmation on it. Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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Guest 7 Oct, 2013
You'll  find Microsoft Train Simulator being listed as a Linux title on Amazon. I'm pretty sure they goofed.
abelthorne 7 Oct, 2013
Also Plants vs Zombies. And if you check the page for the game, it gives only Windows/MacOS hardware requirements.
Anonymous 7 Oct, 2013
I'd guess it's an error on the page looking at the games listed.
Markus 7 Oct, 2013
I guess Amazon will fix it quickly if enough of us buy some of the games 
and send it back in case it turns out to be not supported on Linux.
philip550c 7 Oct, 2013
maybe they decided to list them all because of streaming on SteamOS, like "oh cool, now every game can be listed as linux cause SteamOS can stream it"
Liam Dawe 7 Oct, 2013
I have contacted 2K games about this as they list NBA 2K13 as supporting Linux / Unix as well so it's easily an error on Amazon's side.

It would be nice to see this cleared up though.

Will update everyone if they bother to respond.
Linas 7 Oct, 2013
I remember seeing those a while ago. Never took them seriously. I wish it was true, but I guess we can assume they cannot tell the difference between Linux and OSX, or simply have no clue whatsoever. I really would like to be proven wrong on this one, though.
Mike Frett 7 Oct, 2013
Amazon will not even list Linux support in the Indie games they sale that support Linux. It's not an error exactly, It's just incompetence on the part of the site maintainers. Remember when I was complaining many months ago?. ;)
Sabun 7 Oct, 2013
QuoteI have contacted 2K games about this as they list NBA 2K13 as supporting Linux / Unix as well so it's easily an error on Amazon's side.

Part of me really, reallllyyy wishes that they reply with a "Yes, Linux support is not an error. But we can't talk about it anymore than that".
n30p1r4t3 7 Oct, 2013
Quoting: Quote from Sabun
Quoting: QuoteI have contacted 2K games about this as they list NBA 2K13 as supporting Linux / Unix as well so it's easily an error on Amazon's side.

Part of me really, reallllyyy wishes that they reply with a "Yes, Linux support is not an error. But we can't talk about it anymore than that".

Same here!
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