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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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3. Re: Blizzard Linux Plans? Jan 7, 2013, 10:55 Creston
 
Offline Diablo 3. Hahahahahaha. Oh Shok.

Anyway, yeah, it'll likely be Diablo 3. With all the fun stuff included. Now linux users can also enjoy the fun that is server-side induced lag in your single player game, and the Real Money Action House, which has been the absolute best idea in gaming since... well, Pong.

When asked if he was excited about approaching a whole new group of gamers with his terribly underwhelming product, Jay Wilson replied "Linux? Fuck those losers."

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