For years, Valve, creator of the Steam game engine and network and such popular Windows games as Assassin’s Creed and The Elder Scrolls, has hinted that it was bring Steam and its games to Linux. But, then little came of it… until now. At long last, Valve revealed that it really has had a team working on porting Steam and its games to Linux.
According to Valve, “Our mission is to strengthen the gaming scene on Linux, both for players and developers. This includes Linux ports of Steam and Valve games, as well as partner games. We are also investigating open source initiatives that could benefit the community and game developers.”
The company has been doing this since 2011. The Steam on Linux team currently has 11 members, and they’re looking to hire more developers.