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Why Game Developers Should Support OSX and Linux

kevind23 (1296253) writes | more than 5 years ago

PC Games (Games) 0

kevind23 writes "Although Mac OSX and Linux have a small (but growing) market share, Jeff from Wolfire Games argues that supporting non-Windows platforms can lead to a huge increase in game sales. Using their popular game Lugaru as an example, he shows how less-popular platforms, or more specifically, their userbase can be a powerful advertising force. This can lead to a dramatic increase in popularity and exposure, which usually means a large boost in overall sales.

The short article is an interesting read, especially for those working in game development and sales."

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