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Dead Cells getting closer to a native release

dead cells getting closer to a linux release

Dead Cells is an impressive roguevania action game for Windows, which we know is coming to Linux. Well it seems the release is getting closer now.

Motion Twin are keeping are busy with development. While the SteamDB page shows that Linux is indeed closer to a public release. Along with recent updates.

dead cells getting closer to a linux release

This is some great news, since the roguevania action-adventure game is still on Early Access. Where the games also been available for more than a year now. It does work quite well on Linux via Wine. And the closest thing we have to native support at the moment.

Motion Twin’s plans are to develop Dead Cells for 12 months in Early Access. Which we have clearly passed.
Also taking into account community feedback and requested features. While ultimately aiming to at least double the currently available content.

Well, hopefully before the end of the Early Access period this August we will have a Linux release.

Dead Cells – Early Access Launch Trailer (Windows, soon Linux)


  • RogueVania: The progressive exploration of an interconnected world, with the replayability of a rogue-lite and the adrenaline pumping threat of permadeath.
  • 2D Souls-lite Action: Tough but fair combat, more than fifty weapons and spells with unique gameplay, and of course, the emergency panic roll to get you out of trouble.
  • Nonlinear progression: Sewers, Ossuary or Remparts? Once unlocked, special permanent abilities allow you to access new paths to reach your objective. Opt for the path that suits your current build, your play style or just your mood.
  • Exploration: Secret rooms, hidden passages, charming landscapes. Take a moment to stroll the towers and breath in that fresh sea mist infused air…

Dead Cells combines the progressive exploration of a Metroidvania game. Along with the high-stakes replayability of a Rogue-lite inspired game. Special powers are available that unlock new areas and paths, secret rooms, big boss battles and other types of character progression.

Need more hard drive space?

Randomized loot, fluid and fast-paced combat are complementary to the replayability of rewarding permadeath game design.

Steam, Humble and GOG release:

So as you would guess, Dead Cells is available on Steam Early Access and Humble Store. While on GOG, there is a 33% discount of the $19.99 USD for Windows PC. Again, if you want to play via Wine, it works.

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