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One Finger Death Punch 2 to look into support

one finger death punch 2 to look into linux support windows games

One Finger Death Punch 2 is coming to Windows games, but will “look into” support for Linux. We reached out to developer Silver Dollar Games. Since the original games holding a 94% Very Positive review score on Steam.

So if you are ready to face impossible odds. One Finger Death Punch 2 is coming to Windows PC. Which will also release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

One Finger Death Punch 2 (OFDP2) is the follow-up. Since the 2013’s original release is a cult favourite. A simple indie brawler. One that also promises to deliver double the punching. All using the exact same number of fingers.
So, as everyone prepares for the kung fu fighter. The games going to release on April 15th.

Linux Support:

“We don’t have any immediate plans for Linux. But the game runs (except for a couple video cut scenes) on Proton (SteamPlay). After the game is completed and released on PC. We’ll look into Linux in more detail.

The game was created using Unity 3D. So we’re hoping that Unity gives us the ability to port it to Linux. But we’ve never done anything like that before.”

Since this is a very candid reply from Silver Dollar Games. You have to admire the studio for being up front. Admitting to their lack of support. While expressing interest post launch for One Finger Death Punch 2.
Which means, if the games successful, we will see a port. Or Linux gamers will have to resort to Proton. Which apparently works, as a plan B.

Mind you, support for the original release at a Bronze level. So here’s hoping for a Linux port, thanks to Unity 3D. And since the original One Finger Death Punch is successful. It’s time to Wishlist the game on Steam.

One Finger Death Punch 2 Trailer (Windows, then Linux)

In One Finger Death Punch 2 you are surrounded. But you’re also outnumbered too. So you have to use any weapon you can get your hands on. Then destroy your opponents in a flurry of kung fu. That is the essence of OFDP2.
Which is also one of the world’s fastest kung fu brawler‘s. While featuring the original OFDP’s unique two-button mechanics.

Speed and precision are key to the fighting frenzy. Since players have to maintain control over the 26 different unlockable skills. This is gameplay in a panic. With classic kung fu-inspired animations.

If you hope to succeed in One Finger Death Punch 2. Players must quickly switch between weapons. Doing so without pausing in the frenetic action.
With 700 different animations available. This also means that anything is possible. Especially when players unlock each of the 26 available skills.

One Finger Death Punch 2 is coming to Windows PC on April 15th. Pricing is not official available. But will likely be around the $5 USD mark. So make sure to Wishlist on Steam for Linux. The odds are looking good.

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