XCOM, Witcher 2 for Linux via Steam

XCOM: Enemy Unknown for Linux

More good news for Linux gamers. XCOM: Enemy Unknown, the multiple-award winning turn-based tactical role-playing video game developed by Firaxis Games is all set to arrive on Linux shores soon. And much to the excitement of gaming fanatics, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings is readily available for Linux through Steam!

XCOM: Enemy Unknown and The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, for Linux
It is confirmed. Feral's first ever game made for Linux will be none other than their award winning title, XCOM: Enemy Unknown. "Linux gamers will be able to join the fight for humanity’s future this summer when the Ubuntu 14.04 version of XCOM: Enemy Unknown is released as a SteamPlay title." Read their full announcement here. It also confirms that, the game will be a native port and not some half-baked "wrap-around". [source: gamingonlinux]

The Witcher 2 on the other hand, was officially released for Linux just a few days back. The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings boasts of a metacritic score of 88/100 while XCOM: Enemy Unknown has an even better 89/100 rating on metacritic.com website. The Witcher 2 for Linux can be downloaded from Steam already. Get Steam for Linux.

The Witcher 2 for Linux released