The Great War: Western Front WW1 RTS game has support for Linux with Windows PC. This is the result of the work and effort of developer Petroglyph Games. Currently available for pre-order on Steam and Humble Store.
Frontier Foundry and Petroglyph invite players to take a seat and experience their upcoming WW1 RTS, The Great War: Western Front. Due to launch on March 30th. So that players can take on an immersive and authentic campaign. Players will take on the dual role of both Theatre and Field Commander. Doing so as they relive or redefine history in the upcoming real-time strategy game. Choosing to take charge as the early embers of war flicker in 1914. They can also assume command of the front in 1916 with battle lines already drawn.
Reaching out to Petroglyph Game have a commitment to Linux:
In response to your specific question about Linux, I believe our lead engineer did fix a crash or two related to players running the game under a WINE or some other Windows emulator since he’s partial to Linux as well.
While it’s a pleasure to see The Great War: Western Front with some sort of Linux support. Those eager to jump into gameplay will have to resort to Proton. Plus the game is not Steam Deck Verified, but according to the developer’s email reply is “working correctly in that environment.” Along with the fact that the lead engineer is partial to Linux.
The Great War: Western Front | Commanding the Western Front
Every choice players make in The Great War: Western Front will have a telling impact on their war effort. Right from how they best utilize vital economies of gold and supply, to the ground breaking technologies they’ll commit their research points to. Doing so in an effort to tip the balance of the war in their favor.
Returning to decaying battlefields carrying the scars from previous conflicts. So Commanders must use their resources to bring their plans to fruition. Creating intricate trench networks and engaging enemy fighters in grueling dogfights. Even launching coordinated artillery barrages.
The Great War: Western Front WW1 RTS game will launch on March 30th with Linux support via Windows PC. Players can pre-order now on Steam and Humble Store. Priced at $34.99 USD / £29.99 / €34.99 and $39.99 / £34.99 / €39.99 for the Victory Edition. Players who pre-order will be able to draw up their battle plans three days earlier, from March 27th.