Steam's Linux game count explodes in one year, big publishers still absent

Since Valve released the first stable version of Steam for Linux a year ago, the number of Linux-supported games has grown more than fivefold.Valve's digital game distribution service now hosts 333 games for Linux, compared to 60 games last February. (Strangely, Steam's store page claims that 541 games are now available, but when you search the entire catalog it shows only 333 titles. We've asked Valve for clarification.)To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Continue reading at 'PC World'

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