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The Witcher 2 now on Linux

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#1
PCWORLD.com said:
Mere weeks before Civilization made the jump, CD Projekt RED's blockbuster The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings launched on SteamOS and Linux. The Witcher 2 is one of the deepest, most mature role-playing games of all time, featuring a gritty and dark world to explore, superb swordplay, and one of the best stories in recent video game memory. (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is due to release early next year and is already looking great.)

Alas, the game runs on a virtualization "wrapper" dubbed eON, which an eON developer calls "a middle ground idea between what WINE does, and a native port." Hardcore Linux lovers aren't pleased, but the Witcher 2 is nonetheless sterling, and it's encouraging to see such a top-shelf game run on Linux without having to coax it into working with WINE.
 
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Memory 16GB DDR3 1600 Crucial Ballistix
Video Card(s) Sapphire AMD Radeon HD 7970 OC
Storage 1- WD 500GB 1- Samsung F2 1.5TB 1- Crucial M4 128GB SSD 1-256GB ADATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3 SSD
Display(s) Hanns-G HZ281HPB 27.5'' 3ms Full HD 1920x1200 WideScreen LCD Monitor
Case Corsair Graphite Series 600T
Audio Device(s) Creative Soundblaster X-Fi Titanium
Power Supply Corsair HX 750W Gold
Software Windows 7 Pro x64
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PC World only just recently reported on it. I am going to assume that it only recently came out for Linux Officially. Especially since it does NOT use WINE.