"After much deliberation, we've decided that one of the next steps for us is to support Linux." GOG.com becomes the latest firm to appreciate the long-term potential of Linux on computers. The arrival of Steam on Linux has to be the most important factor behind a sea change in attitude of major game vendors towards Linux. Testing of games are on and it seems like Ubuntu and Linux Mint will be the ones to get official support initially.
GOG.com will support Linux officially starting this fall!
More than 100 games for Linux through GOG.com by the end of this year, that's what they are promising. Right now, they are performing testing on various configurations, training up their teams on Linux-speak, and generally preparing for the rollout of at least 100 DRM-free titles.
It will, of course, will include games which already have Linux clients, but they will also be bringing a variety of classics that are, for the first time, officially supported and maintained by GOG.com. Also according to the announcement, Ubuntu and Linux Mint will be the officially supported Linux flavours at the start. 'GOG.com Support for Linux' was a widely demanded feature by GOG.com community it seems.