Valve: Linux More Viable Than Windows 8 for Gaming

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http://www.ubuntuvibes.com – In a presentation at Ubuntu Developer Summit currently going on in Denmark, Drew Bliss from Valve said that Linux is more viable than Windows 8 for gaming. Windows 8 ships with its own app store and it is not an open platform anymore. Some other points from the talk: Steam client is running nicely on Ubuntu and many developers have approached them with good game products. Cooperation with Canonical has been good. Ubuntu is their preferred platform as it has a large user base and good community support.  Linux has everything they need: good OpenGL, pulseau (HowTos)