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Shadow of the Tomb Raider is officially coming to Linux in 2019
20 November 2018 at 9:56 pm UTC

Patola
Comandante ÑoñardoLiam, now that the game was officially announced, considering that Proton sales counts as Linux sales and Feral has the publishing rights for Linux, please, ask Feral if right new they are getting a cut of protonic sales.

The fact that they don't care about linuxians playing their announced ports right now via Proton, suggest me that, indeed, they get a cut of Proton sales.

I have emailed them a few days ago asking for this information in regards to TW: W2, but it also applies to SotTR. This is their response:

QuoteSam Gardener (Feral Interactive Support)

Nov 16, 12:58 GMT

Hi Cláudio,

Thank you for your email and support of our releases for Linux. We are excited to have such a strong lineup of games on the way to the platform!

We would prefer that you buy our games once they have been released on Linux. If you can’t wait to purchase, please note that we will only benefit from a purchase made directly on a Linux machine through Steam; and this must be after we have announced that we will be releasing a Linux version. The game must then not be played via Windows in the first 2 weeks post purchase, otherwise it will count as a Windows sale.

Once Linux versions of games have been released, the official outlets that sell our titles are:

Feral Interactive Store
Steam Store
Humble Store
Gamersgate

Any preorders made outside the Feral or Steam Stores will not count as Linux sales regardless of whether the game has been officially announced, as these keys are normally only distributed to third parties at release.

Many thanks for your support! We hope this clarifies how Linux sales work for us, but please let us know if you require any further assistance.

Best regards,
Sam Gardener
Feral Interactive Support
http://support.feralinteractive.com

Thanks for that.

So, my theory was correct!
If We buy LIS 2 now on the Steam store using the Linux Steam client and play it only via Proton, Feral will get their cut.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider is officially coming to Linux in 2019
20 November 2018 at 5:24 pm UTC Likes: 4

Liam, now that the game was officially announced, considering that Proton sales counts as Linux sales and Feral has the publishing rights for Linux, please, ask Feral if right new they are getting a cut of protonic sales.

The fact that they don't care about linuxians playing their announced ports right now via Proton, suggest me that, indeed, they get a cut of Proton sales.

Total War: WARHAMMER II will release for Linux on November 20th
17 November 2018 at 12:32 am UTC

x_wingI really don't like people getting pissed off because of "another total war game". Guys, We're getting native AAA games on our platform, you should all be happy even if it's not a game you like or you're whiling to play. In fact, I remember that not too long ago that some users were worried because Linux gaming was losing momentum, being one the concerns that less and less AAA where released in our platform...

So, lets be happy for this new AAA and let's try to rethink before posting any negative comment for this type of news.
That depends of your concept about what is an AAA game.
For me, games without Spanish voice overs are not AAA, and it doesn't matter how famous the franchise is.
This is an indie game for me... The same goes for The Witcher franchise.

Anyway! For tastes, the colours.

Feral Interactive are teasing a new Linux port, time to start guessing
16 November 2018 at 12:00 pm UTC Likes: 1

Feral is 22 years old...
It is time to stop porting games developed by others and start developing their own games, maybe with the financial help of Valve.

The eventual success of Proton will change the rules for game porters: Develop or die.
Ethan Lee understood this and now He is working on Proton.

Feral Interactive are teasing a new Linux port, time to start guessing
16 November 2018 at 12:50 am UTC Likes: 1

robvvNo more Warhammer please!
And If it is Warhammer 40000 Space Marine?

Feral Interactive are teasing a new Linux port, time to start guessing
16 November 2018 at 12:19 am UTC Likes: 3

Considering that a windows game purchased on the Steam Linux client and played via Proton counts as a Linux sale, I wonder if Feral is getting their cut right now for Life is Strange 2 running on Proton, just because they have the publishing rights for Linux.

Valve has expanded the Steam Play whitelist to include DARK SOULS III and plenty more
15 November 2018 at 5:38 pm UTC Likes: 1

officerniceAm I the only one who finds it annoying that Valve does not have the official whitelist somewhere in Steam?


That is because Steamplay is not yet official; it is still in beta stage...
I hope it will be officially implemented in December.

Feral Interactive have put out the system requirements for Total War: WARHAMMER II, due on Linux this month
13 November 2018 at 12:39 am UTC Likes: 1

mylka
dorronAs much as i love Feral and their great work porting games to Linux...they are doing too many games like this one.

They'd be better off doing something with a wider appeal.

its one of the most played game on steam, that dont have a linux port, or is gta5, pubg, etc

tomb raider will have a linux port i guess. not even 3000 players in the past 24h

https://steamdb.info/app/750920/graphs/
https://steamdb.info/app/594570/graphs/

i also wish they would port yakuza, or elex, or sniper elite, but they have to make money
and then there is proton. could be, that they dont make much money with life is strange 2, cause some play it with steamplay NOW!


That is the problem with Feral and episodic games; they wait until all the season is finished.. That was OK before Proton, but now the rules have changed.
They must release NOW the episode 1 and the episode 2 simultaneously with the Windows version...
Or, at least, if they didn't ported the episode 1, they must release a dummy linux depot, and they must add the Linux icon at the game page... If you buy it on Linux, it will work as a pre-purchase...

Or maybe they have an arrangement with Valve and they will get a cut of Proton sales.

About Shadow of the Tomb Raider, if they haven't announced it by now, is because it will not be ported..the same goes for Shadow of War.

Feral Interactive have put out the system requirements for Total War: WARHAMMER II, due on Linux this month
12 November 2018 at 10:31 pm UTC

C'mon Feral, stop wasting the time with this! You should be releasing the episode 1 of Life is Strange 2 right now, because it has Platinum rating when played via Steamplay 3.16-4

Wine 3.20 released with new features and bug fixes
10 November 2018 at 1:40 pm UTC

At this rhythm, Proton will never leave Beta stage and the new Steam play will never be officially implemented.

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