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Does BF4 have linux support?

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Does BF4 have linux support?

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I really like ubuntu.  it's small simple and clean, but I was wondering if I can natively play bf4?

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Re: Does BF4 have linux support?

Champion

Hello,

 

 

"AMD and DICE, the developer of Battlefield 4, are committed to bringing the new Mantle API to the Linux platform, which would effectively give a tremendous boost to gaming on the open source platform.

A slideshow presentation has been spotted on a German website, planet3dnow.de, which shows that the two companies have a vested interest in getting Mantle ready for Linux and SteamOS.

The Mantle API would provide a much better interaction between game developers and the GPUS, enabling games to better communicate with the hardware and to ditch any software requirements (like DirectX).

The Mantle is a long way from arriving on Linux, but when it does get here, SteamOS will probably be out in force and Linux will become a powerhouse for development and innovation in the entertainment industry.
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http://news.softpedia.com/news/AMD-and-Battlefield-4-Developer-Dice-Determined-to-Make-Linux-a-Gamin...

 

Regards, Libever


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Re: Does BF4 have linux support?

Hero

The short answer is: no Wink

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Champion

Hello,

 

 

"AMD and DICE, the developer of Battlefield 4, are committed to bringing the new Mantle API to the Linux platform, which would effectively give a tremendous boost to gaming on the open source platform.

A slideshow presentation has been spotted on a German website, planet3dnow.de, which shows that the two companies have a vested interest in getting Mantle ready for Linux and SteamOS.

The Mantle API would provide a much better interaction between game developers and the GPUS, enabling games to better communicate with the hardware and to ditch any software requirements (like DirectX).

The Mantle is a long way from arriving on Linux, but when it does get here, SteamOS will probably be out in force and Linux will become a powerhouse for development and innovation in the entertainment industry.
"

 

 

http://news.softpedia.com/news/AMD-and-Battlefield-4-Developer-Dice-Determined-to-Make-Linux-a-Gaming-Powerhouse-400329.shtml

 

Regards, Libever


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