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Pathfinder: Kingmaker new Features Trailer

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Pathfinder: Kingmaker has a new Features Trailer for Linux, Mac and Windows. And it looks impressive. All thanks to Owlcat Games. Who also release new details on Classes and Companions. While highlighting the Lore of untamed regions of the Stolen Lands.

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire new Trailer release

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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire has a new Trailer and release date for Linux, Mac and Windows. While reverting back to an older post, yes it is true. The release date is not April 3rd now, but May 8rd, 2018. Sorry for that late bit of news. This was announced via March 13th.

Albion Online and the games Lancelot update

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Albion Online has an upcoming Lancelot update for Linux, Mac and Windows. This also brings with it a ton of exciting new features.
So this new Dev Talk, Game Director Robin Henkys discusses two features in detail. These are the Roaming Mobs and Luxury Goods.

Awesomenauts Update 4.4 and Weekly Brawls

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Available now on Steam, Update 4.4 for Awesomenauts brings new features that mix up the gameplay in 2017. While this is a true festival of carnage. Since games available for Linux, Ubuntu, Mac and Windows. Now with the addition of a weekly Brawl that provides bonus XP and Awesomepoints. Hence the rewards to participants. Yet every weekend players will be able to enjoy a new gameplay mode with different rules. As well as different powers and modifiers.
So for this first week Ronimo Games are starting with the Unlimited Power Brawl. A game mode where all upgrades have a fixed price. And there are no restrictions on how many upgrades you can have. Which ‘Naut will reign supreme when there’s nothing to hold them back?

Steam Client Update releases with Beta Controller improvements

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Just yesterday, Valve announced a #new, major stable update to the Steam client. Hence a big #release across all supported platforms, including #Linux, Mac and Windows PC.

This update includes all the improvement which those using the Beta channel were able to test. While this also looks like there was an update to the Privacy Policy. This is in order to comply with the Privacy Shield Framework.

So one of the changes includes the use of web links on the Steam Support pages. This include the “Change Password” wizard. Hence a higher bandwidth options for 4K streaming via the In-Home Streaming feature. Plus better download and patching speeds when games are installing to a traditional non-SSD hard drive.

“Linux users should consider upgrading your udev rules to allow Steam access to /dev/hidraw* , as described here.”

Steam Client Update In-Home Streaming:

So the In-Home Streaming functionality is finally modernize support for NvFBC. This is put to use on Linux system with the latest Nvidia graphics driver install. Now there is even support for Steam Controller personalization during streaming. While Big Picture mode now displays game names in the Library page. This takes place when the client is not able to load the artwork. And users can now access the music settings page in the Settings dialog when using the Steam Overlay.
For Linux users, today’s Steam client update fixes various issues reported by users. Things like attempting to install games on filesystems that report abnormally large sector sizes, such as ZFS. Finally, Steam Configurator support is put into effect for the PlayStation 4 Dual-Shock controller.

“Added Steam Configurator support for PS4 Dual Shock Controller. Enable in Big Picture settings Add/Test Controller settings. When enabled, PS4 controllers will have access to the same sort of customization/configuration support as Steam Controllers, including native API support. PS4 Controllers using this system can map the trackpad, gyro, buttons, etc. to keyboard, mouse, or x-input outputs and can make use of action sets, touch menus, radial menus, and so forth.”

Who has been using a PS4 Dual Shock Controller on Linux? What has your experience been?

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