Steam client now available for Linux, 50 Linux titles on sale for 50-75% off

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 14 February 2013 19:55 GMT

Valve has announced the Linux client for Steam is now available with 50 Linux titles on sale for 50-75% off until Wednesday, February 21. You can grab the client from the Ubuntu Software Center. Team Fortress 2 is also now available on Steam for Linux and for a limited time, users will automatically receive a free in-game item: Tux, the Linux mascot. It’s the penguin. Additional Valve titles available on Steam for Linux include Half-Life, Counter-Strike 1.6, and Counter-Strike: Source, Big Picture, and access to the Steam for Linux Community Hub.

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Counter Strike 1.6

Counter Strike Source

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Half Life