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Battlefield 4 Developers Would Love To Get Into Linux

Gaming

Published on 13 October 2013 01:33 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
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The game studio DICE responsible for hit titles like the Battlefield series, has expressed "strong" interest in Linux. DICE, which is owned by EA, is just the latest of many game studios now exhibiting strong interest in Linux following Valve's leading Linux actions.

In speaking to Polygon.com, Lars Gustavsson, the DICE creative director said the game studio would "strongly" like to get into Linux. Lars also said that they feel Linux only needs one "killer" game to explode in popularity, similar to Halo kicking off the original Xbox.

It's easy to get Linux these days and with a very popular title being exclusive to Linux, it could drive many Windows gamers to Linux. More of DICE's Linux gaming comments can be found at Polygon.com.

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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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