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N++ Nplusplus gets native support on Steam

n++ nplusplus gets linux support on steam

N++ is a fast-paced, momentum-based platformer, which now has Linux support. Since we previously issued news about a coming release back in 2016. Well there was supposed to be a Linux release inbound back then.

N++ has players darting around obstacles. While narrowly evading enemies and collecting gold in a beautiful minimalist landscape. Or so you would hope, but it never is in games. It’s the first N game on PC since 2004 and Metanet Software spent those 12 years perfecting the platformer. Mind you two more years for a Linux release.

So back in 2016, this is the email I received regarding Linux support:

“The engine we’re using is custom-built. Unfortunately the Linux release is planned but the build is not ready yet.”

As we know, custom built game engines and Linux support do not mean a quick release. So it’s a given that we would have to wait. Then after the Ultimate Edition released last support and still no native support. I kind of gave up, until now.

Linux Support:

“We’re so happy to announce that N++ is out on Linux!”

N++ or Nplusplus is all about using your momentum to complete levels. While working to get those high scores. But in this sci-fi world, there’s a slew of inadvertently homicidal enemy robots. They are of course trying to prevent you from completing your goal.

Through the hand-crafted (NOT procedurally generated) levels, you’ll experience platforming at its most intense. Using only your fluid movement, you need to ‘solve’ each level and get to the exit.

N++ or Nplusplus Trailer (Linux, Mac, Windows)

In addition to the lengthy and challenging single player campaign, we’ve packed a ton of features into this one last entry in the N series including:

  • 4,340 hand-made levels
  • Custom Levels, Level Editor & Global Level Sharing
  • Leaderboards and replays for every level (even the ones you make)
  • Local Co-op Mode (up to 4 players)
  • Local Competitive Mode (up to 4 Players)
  • Hardcore Mode, an intense single-player challenge which only the best ninjas will survive
  • Intense, hidden Secret challenges to discover
  • 63 tracks by top electronic artists
  • 119 different color palettes let you customize the game’s look and keep it fresh every time you play
  • and more!

Whether you play a little, or a lot — there’s no skill ceiling. So you can always get better and better. N++ Nplusplus is a game that has enough bite-sized gameplay to last you a lifetime.

Steam and Humble Store release:

So this is basically a Steam release but also available on Humble Store . N++ Nplusplus</em is priced at $14.99 USD and well worth playing.

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