Is the Linux Community Ungrateful for The Witcher 2 Port?

Posted by thesilviu on May 27, 2014 4:28 PM EDT
Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie
Mail this story
Print this story

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings was just released for Linux a few days ago, but the community is not happy about the way the port was done. On the other hand, some players have gone the other way and they are calling the Linux users ungrateful.

It's not every day that a major title like The Withcer 2 arrives on Linux and you would imagine that everyone is ecstatic about it. This is just the sort of game that is needed to push the Linux platform forward and to determine more developers to port their titles.

The problem is that the developers didn't actually make a port, they made the version for the Windows platform work on Linux, with the help of a wrapper similar to Wine. This means that even if the game works, some users will have a difficult time playing it due to various problems, but especially because of poor performance.

Full Story

  Nav
» Read more about: Story Type: News Story

« Return to the newswire homepage

Subject Topic Starter Replies Views Last Post
nice flamebait title tuxchick 10 929 Jun 1, 2014 12:40 AM

You cannot post until you login.