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LinuxWorld: A Mixed Welcome for Unreal Tournament 2003 on Linux

Oct 31, 2002, 02:30 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)

"I have some good news and some not-so-good news. The good news came almost as an afterthought: Epic Games' brand new (September, 2002) release of Unreal Tournament 2003 included a Linux version in the box. According to a blurb I read online, the Linux version was completed too late in the game for it to be mentioned on the box.

"I'm not talking about the demo of UT2003, by the way. I mean the real thing. That's amazing. A major new game from a major game maker available for Linux users on the same day it became available for Windows. Imagine that.

"The rest of the news about the Linux port of UT 2003 is not so good. There are issues. And there remains in my mind a big question: why has the Linux release been slipstreamed into something of a stealth release? There is also one big issue that you need to be aware of before you rush out to buy the boxed version, but I'm getting ahead of myself..."

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