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Euro Truck Simulator 2 Coming To Linux

Gaming

Published on 12 January 2013 01:22 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
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In addition to the two peculiar games coming to Linux being done by Replay Games, another unique title coming to Linux is Euro Truck Simulator 2.

SCS Software has shared that their native Linux port of Euro Truck Simulators 2 is nearly complete. Euro Truck Simulators 2 is the sequel to the original Euro Truck Simulator and is a game set around driving across Europe with touring different cities, delivering different cargos, and carrying out other tasks.

Euro Truck Simulators 2 was originally released in October of 2012 for Windows. The game engine already utilizes OpenGL and now a native Linux port of this single-player game is being carried out.

From the screenshots provided by SCS Software, it seems -- like is the case with most game studios -- their Linux work is being done from Ubuntu. More details on the Euro Truck Simulators 2 Linux port can be found via the SCS Software blog.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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