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Blizzard Linux Plans?

Blizzard Entertainment will release an official Ubuntu port of one of "at least one" of their games this year reports Phoronix. This report on plans for Linux support is unconfirmed, though the author of the report says this was learned from "a reliable source at the company," and that this was "backed up by additional proof." They say this internal port will be an attempt to gauge the commercial potential for supporting the operating system. Thanks Ant via Slashdot.

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4. Re: Blizzard Linux Plans? Jan 7, 2013, 11:01 Bhruic
 
I applaud them in spirit, but the idea there's much "commercial potential" at this point is a bit laughable. That's not to say that a market couldn't be grown, but one Blizzard release isn't going to cut it.

It'd be interesting if it was WoW just for the market share, but even then, the people who want to play already are. It's hard to believe there's that many people who want to play any Blizzard game but aren't because they run Ubuntu.
 
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