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Windows game on Linux?

Posted: 30 Mar 2017, 13:16
by HBLEY
Hi I don't know if its a dumb question to ask but I was wondering if all new PC games can be played on Linux? is it possible?

Re: Windows game on Linux?

Posted: 30 Mar 2017, 23:59
by R_Head
Some games can be played with Wine or have if set up with Virtual Box. Defeats the performance purpose using an emulator, however, run a Dual Boot system and use MS to run your games only. That is what I will do to keep things simple if can put up with the Rebooting to play games. On the bright side... even if MS calls the mothership, all they are getting is gaming habits. :lol:

Re: Windows game on Linux?

Posted: 01 Apr 2017, 00:00
by viking60
Steam Games like Team Fortress run on native Linux. In fact the Valve box is Linux....

Re: Windows game on Linux?

Posted: 05 Apr 2017, 14:18
by mariad
HBLEY wrote:Hi I don't know if its a dumb question to ask but I was wondering if all new PC games can be played on Linux? is it possible?

You can run Windows steam games on Linux through WINE. Though it will be a huge amount easier just running Linux Steam games on Ubuntu, it IS possible to run some of the windows games (though it may be slower). ... You can install steam on it and play your games just like you would in Windows.

Re: Windows game on Linux?

Posted: 10 Apr 2017, 15:28
by HBLEY
R_Head wrote:Some games can be played with Wine or have if set up with Virtual Box. Defeats the performance purpose using an emulator, however, run a Dual Boot system and use MS to run your games only. That is what I will do to keep things simple if can put up with the Rebooting to play games. On the bright side... even if MS calls the mothership, all they are getting is gaming habits. :lol:


:jackpot Glad to hear it!

Indeed true :-D

Re: Windows game on Linux?

Posted: 10 Apr 2017, 15:29
by HBLEY
viking60 wrote:Steam Games like Team Fortress run on native Linux. In fact the Valve box is Linux....



Yup I am installing steam on my linux! Thanks for the help bro :)

Re: Windows game on Linux?

Posted: 10 Apr 2017, 15:30
by HBLEY
mariad wrote:
HBLEY wrote:Hi I don't know if its a dumb question to ask but I was wondering if all new PC games can be played on Linux? is it possible?

You can run Windows steam games on Linux through WINE. Though it will be a huge amount easier just running Linux Steam games on Ubuntu, it IS possible to run some of the windows games (though it may be slower). ... You can install steam on it and play your games just like you would in Windows.



Yes I know, performance will ack. But at least I'd be playing some Windows game on Linux now. Thanks for the help :cheers

Re: Windows game on Linux?

Posted: 11 Apr 2017, 07:32
by mariad
HBLEY wrote:
mariad wrote:
HBLEY wrote:Hi I don't know if its a dumb question to ask but I was wondering if all new PC games can be played on Linux? is it possible?

You can run Windows steam games on Linux through WINE. Though it will be a huge amount easier just running Linux Steam games on Ubuntu, it IS possible to run some of the windows games (though it may be slower). ... You can install steam on it and play your games just like you would in Windows.



Yes I know, performance will ack. But at least I'd be playing some Windows game on Linux now. Thanks for the help :cheers


Most welcome, enjoy gaming.Which games do you play mostly if you don't mind sharing?

Re: Windows game on Linux?

Posted: 19 Apr 2017, 15:54
by HBLEY
mariad wrote:
HBLEY wrote:
mariad wrote:You can run Windows steam games on Linux through WINE. Though it will be a huge amount easier just running Linux Steam games on Ubuntu, it IS possible to run some of the windows games (though it may be slower). ... You can install steam on it and play your games just like you would in Windows.



Yes I know, performance will ack. But at least I'd be playing some Windows game on Linux now. Thanks for the help :cheers


Most welcome, enjoy gaming.Which games do you play mostly if you don't mind sharing?



Oh definitely I can share my huge list (not bragging :P)

No.1 in my list is Ghost Recon Wildlands,
2. Rainbow Six Siege.
3. Arma 3,
4. Horizon,
5. Fifa 17

These 5 are my regulars these days,

All the names includes the likes of Resident Evil 7, UFC 2, PES 2017, Hitman (sucks ewww), CS GO, BF (all series), DOOM and so much more that I am actually forgetting right now :P

Re: Windows game on Linux?

Posted: 24 Apr 2017, 15:11
by mariad
well, with FIFA i am regular, need to look at Ghost Recon Wildlands, heard a lot about it. Rainbow Six siege is a great game, love it.

Re: Windows game on Linux?

Posted: 29 Apr 2017, 11:14
by HBLEY
mariad wrote:well, with FIFA i am regular, need to look at Ghost Recon Wildlands, heard a lot about it. Rainbow Six siege is a great game, love it.



Well, I am glad that we share some good games. Share your PSN id so we can play a round or two together.

Re: Windows game on Linux?

Posted: 03 May 2017, 11:03
by mariad
PM ed you the ID. Check your inbox.