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Foxhole native port coming but later via Steam

foxhole linux port coming but later via steam games

Foxhole is the massively multiplayer game for Windows, but also coming to Linux via Steam. We reached out to Toronto based developer Clapfoot. The games native port will likely happen, but later. Since the games developed in Unreal Engine 4. This should mean an automatic port, right?
Well that’s not the case, since Foxhole released on Early Access via Steam summer 2017. And the games in a continued state of development.

Foxhole Linux port?

“Unfortunately no Linux support yet. If I have to be upfront about things.. I really don’t see Linux support happening until at least we get to Foxhole 1.0 which is at least half a year away (likely more).”

Since this is some positive news. Developer Clapfoot also points out that “there’s no guarantee” a Linux release will happen.
While the demand on the Discussions seem to say otherwise. Therefore if Clapfoot avoid issuing a Linux release, they will miss a significant market.

Foxhole Early Access Trailer:

Foxhole Features

  • Sandbox warfare, where players determine the narrative of a long term war.
  • Players drive every element of war, from weapon manufacturing and base building to strategy and combat.
  • Execute long term strategies that take days of planning, changing the tide of the war.
  • Top-down, tactical combat where skills and strategy matter more than stats or XP points.
  • Conquer and relinquish territories in a back and forth, high stakes conflict.
  • Capture and setup supply lines to keep your front line well equipped.
  • Play as a persistent character throughout the war, gaining notoriety and influence among your faction.
  • Ammunition, resources, and information are limited, requiring players to work together to win.
  • Dynamic battle conditions: Use the time of day and terrain features to gain an advantage.
  • Join an alternate timeline universe where the great wars never ended and the world has been in conflict for hundreds of years.

Steam release:

Foxhole is currently only available via Steam Early Access and Humble Store for Windows. Yet with enough support, a native Linux port will happen.

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