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Counter-Strike 1.6 Also Native To Linux

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Published on 25 January 2013 12:51 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
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In addition to yesterday's release of Half-Life for Linux, Counter-Strike 1.6 was added to the Steam CDR as another game that Valve Software is making natively available for Linux.

Counter-Strike 1.6 came back in 2000 and while there's Counter-Strike: Source and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, the original CS remains an extremely popular first-person shooter.

The Linux port of Counter-Strike is currently considered beta. The Steam page for it is here. If you didn't get the game a decade ago, you can buy it now for a couple bucks.

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