While Left 4 Dead 2 was the first Valve game I saw natively running on Linux when meeting with Valve to talk about their Linux plans early last year
, the Source Engine game still hasn't been publicly released. Fortunately, the public release is getting closer.
There's a new blog post
on the Left 4 Dead site where they mention Linux:
We are hard at work on the Linux release. While we don’t have a solid ETA yet, we are internally testing on Linux, MAC, and PC. Right now, it is looking pretty good. We will have more news as we get closer to release.
Left 4 Dead 2 is a cooperative first-person shooter that is one of Valve's most popular modern titles. From my visit last year