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XCOM: Enemy Unkown Released For Linux

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Published on 19 June 2014 08:16 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
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Many Linux gamers have written in today with excitement that XCOM: Enemy Unknown is now available via Steam on Linux.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown made its Linux debut this morning! Per the release announcement, the game is designed to run on SteamOS and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a turn-based tactical game developed by Firaxis Games. This title that's a remake of the 1994 UFO: Enemy Unknown was released for Windows and other game consoles back in 2012.

The game can be bought at SteamPowered.com. Stay tuned to our forums where many Linux gamers will surely be writing in shortly with their experiences on different graphics cards, drivers, and distributions.


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