Exactly 3 years ago, the number of games for the "penguin" platform has grown exponentially. Today the Valve store has over 1600 titles for Linux, including games and expansion packs.
After 3 years of Steam's release for Linux, the platform achieves an incredible 1617 titles (at the moment) and Valve knows it's started a good fight and is far from over.
Linux j can be considered a gaming platform
Although there is still a long way to go, since Steam Linux was launched, exactly 3 years ago, the number of games for the "penguin" platform has grown exponentially. Today the Valve store counts with over 1600 titles for Linux, including games and expansion packs. For comparison, Mac OSX since Steam's release of the platform in 2010 has managed to raise about 2,500 titles, something Linux should outperform if it continues to hold the average.
You may not even play but thanks to the games we now have better video drivers for Linux and more technology being developed for the graphics power of open source systems, Linux is now seen as an interesting platform and several companies and studios have released their own. eyes to him, this is reflected not only in the games market but other software as well.
Valve seems in no hurry to gain market share with Steam Machines but is creating a solid base to leverage their project slowly, the results will be reaped over time.
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