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Steam For Linux Adoption Closes In On Mac

Mar 04, 2013, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dean Howell)

For those of you who have been abroad the Linux Steam train since the early betas late last year, things are really on the up & up. Valve has just released its February, 2013 Steam Hardware & Software Survey, and the results are absolutely mind blowing. Linux is now standing strong as a legitimate gaming platform. It now represents 2.02% of all active Steam users. Well 2% is not a game-changing number right now, it is pretty dramatic when you consider a couple of other key metrics. For starters, the Mac represents 3.07% of Steam???s userbase. While that number is over 30% greater than Steam for Linux, it means nothing considering Steam for Mac debuted 3 years ago on May 12, 2010.

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