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GOG game distribution platform will support Linux




GOG, an online distribution platform for PC games, is working on support for Linux. The company hopes to offer in the autumn, the first Linux games all CPC may also mention any titles. The company will support Ubuntu and Mint.

GOG, a distribution platform for PC games similar to Steam, working behind the scenes for several months to Linux support and announced the move to Linux via its Web site. The distributor, which is affiliated to the Polish publisher CD Projekt, is not just to offer games that already have a Linux version, but also hopes to not yet playable on Linux. Games to GOG, formerly known as Good Old Games, hoping thereby especially some classic games in Linux variant to offer. The company expects the fall selling Linux games get started and be able to offer. 100 titles by that time

GOG involves Linux variants Ubuntu and Mint officially support and has already begun training staff in dealing with both operating systems. Polish distributor does not mention titles of games for Linux will get, but it urged users to make their wishes known to do. One of the first games that pops up on the list, RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, which is made by the same group, CD Projekt RED. Polish distributor sells since 2012 alongside Windows games also games that run on OS X. The switch to Linux Good Old Game follows the example of Steam, which in 2012 already started offering Linux games.

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