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Feral Cites Proton for Cancelling Linux Ports

Feral Interactive has a long history of bringing games to Linux and macOS, ironically Feral often (if not always?) use an abstraction layer to bring the games over, basically plugging some level of Windows emulation into the finished product. Yesterday, Feral announced ports for A Total War Saga: TROY and MYTHOS DLC for macOS and then confirmed these wouldn’t come to Linux due to Valve’s Proton Windows emulation compatibility layer:

I don’t think this should be surprising, but it’s sad to see Valve destroy native Linux gaming.