Phoronix: Civilization V Is Now Available For Linux, SteamOS
The latest AAA game shipping for Linux is... Civilization V!..
Suddenly I care about gaming on Linux!
This is excellent news!
Any info on the quality of the port?
well i guess i ran into the first bug, i can just play the "vanilla" version without any addons or dlcs. maybe if someone has a solution for that i would appreciate that (already filed a bug) but except that i played a few turns with japan on a medium sized map. and im quite happy. the performance could be a bit better i guess but everything seems fine. what definitively is working better than on windows is that i now can easily tab out, this alone makes the port superior.
Installing now. I don't own any of the DLC, so issues with that won't be immediately noticable here. Hopefully the Mac/Linux/Windows version numbers are synced so that cross-platform multiplayer works correctly (there's been issues with the Firaxis/Aspyr versions for Win/Mac in the past).
And I'm waiting for Android port. I think that Civilization V will be playable on Android tablets.