Steam For Mac Released, Linux Support On The Way

Aron Schatz
May 12, 2010

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Valve is one of the biggest publishers to throw its support around non-Windows operating systems. Today, they've released the Steam client for Mac OSX. In the coming months, Linux will be fully supported. I believe we'll hit some type of critical mass for Linux support and Valve is doing a great thing in supporting the free (as in freedom) OS.

Steam is a double-edged sword. It is a DRM system (albeit, one of the better ones) which means that I really don't like it that much. DRM takes freedom away from the consumer. We'll see what happens in the future with Steam on Linux.

Hey Blizzard, are you listening? Starcraft 2 for Linux NOW!



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