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Steam for Linux users rejoice! Valve has released a Portal Beta for Linux on Steam. Valve, the company behind Steam and several games on the platform, has released a beta version of their critically acclaimed, physics-based puzzler, Portal, for Linux.
What does this mean for fans of Valve games? Well it shows Valve’s continued dedication to Linux as a gaming platform and the ongoing port of the Source game engine to Linux means any non-Valve games that use it will also benefit. Also, this beta release indicates that it’s very likely that the rest of the Half Life and Portal series may be coming to Linux in the not so distant future.