Gnome’s 10 big goals for 2013/14

9. Games / Commercial Software: While this isn’t a direct Gnome goal, the success of every system comes always through its applications.

Let’s be realistic. Serious Open Source gaming will never come, or more correctly will not come any time soon. So there isn’t other solution than getting commercial games in Gnome. The beginning has been made by Valve’s Steam and more recently with Unity engine. I just hope that commercial games won’t force the open source to abandonment.

Other commercial software like Autodesk isn’t a threat to Gnome’s open source alternatives because this kind of programs cost thousands dollars and they are only for business use. Gimp will never be as good as Photoshop but you can still have your job done.