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Civilization V Is Now Available For Linux, SteamOS

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Published on 10 June 2014 01:35 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
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The latest AAA game shipping for Linux is... Civilization V!

Sid Meier's Civilization V was announced today by Aspyr Media for Linux and SteamOS. The release targets SteamOS on current-gen hardware and is supporting Ubuntu 14.04. Future Civilization V Linux updates will expand the range of supported graphics cards.

This very exciting announcement can be found at SteamCommunity.com. This milestone comes after reporting in October Civ V should be coming to Linux and confirmation of Civilization: Beyond Earth coming to Linux.


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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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