For what it's worth, Linux Game Publishing had pushed out the eighth beta (to its closed testing community) of X3: Reunion for Linux just earlier this week. Beta 9 of X3 should be out to the LGP testers within a few weeks and that will hopefully be the release candidate before going gold. When it comes to Bandits, we are in all of the LGP closed testing programs, but this game hasn't seen much porting work as of late.
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