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Dota 2 Officially Released For Linux [Steam]

Quick update: the much awaited Dota 2 game has been officially released for Linux (Steam). This isn’t the “Dota 2 Test” but the real thing so you can play with regular Dota 2 users, as you can see in the screenshot below:Like many other games, Dota 2 doesn’t show up in the Linux section on Steam yet but you can add it to your Steam library and it should work.As a reminder, the game is free to play and has the following minimal system requirements:OS: Ubuntu 12.04;Processor: Dual core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz;Memory: 4 GB RAM;Graphics: nVidia GeForce 8600/9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeaon HD2600/3600 (Graphic Drivers: nVidia 310, AMD 12.11), OpenGL 2.1;Network: Broadband Internet connection;Hard Drive: 8 GB available space;Sound Card: OpenAL Compatible Sound Card. Optimus users: for better performance, install Bumblebee, then right click Dota 2 in the Steam Library and select Properties, then on the general tab click “Set launch options” and use the following command: “optirun -b primus %command%” (without the quotes). With this, the game should use the Nvidia graphics card.Below you can watch the official Dota 2 trailer:(direct video link)Get Dota 2: web link | Steam link
Originally published at WebUpd8: Daily Ubuntu / Linux

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