Steam for Linux now supports more than 2,600 Windows games

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A few months after launching a public beta of a new tool that allows you to run Windows PC games on Linux, it looks like thousands of games are supported

Valve’s Steam game client is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. But up until recently developers had to specifically target each platform — if there wasn’t officially a Linux version of a game you wanted to play then you couldn’t use Steam to install it on a computer running Linux.

In August Valve released a beta update to Steam Play with a modified version of Wine (a Windows compatibility layer) called Proton that let you run some Windows games without any intervention from developers.

At the time Valve only confirmed that 27 games were supported. But the company also allowed users to check a box that would “enable Steam Play for all titles,” whether they’re officially supported or not. And it turns out many of those games do work.

 

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