Rocket League drops Linux users, says it's not worth the effort.

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Rocket League drops Linux users, says it's not worth the effort.

Post by DistroTube » Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:02 pm

Rocket League drops Mac and Linux support

Rocket League developer Psyonix announced on Thursday that its cars-playing-soccer game will no longer support Mac and Linux players as of March 2020. For players on those platforms, Psyonix will launch a final patch in March to disable all online features — including matchmaking.

In an announcement posted to Steam, Psyonix said, “As we continue to upgrade Rocket League with new technologies, it is no longer viable for us to maintain support for the macOS and Linux (SteamOS) platforms. As a result, the final patch for the macOS and Linux versions of the game will be in March.”

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Re: Rocket League drops Linux users, says it's not worth the effort.

Post by kaptain_zero » Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:05 am

I don't game, so this does not really affect me but, is it just me or is there something nonsensical in their announcement?
In an announcement posted to Steam, Psyonix said, “As we continue to upgrade Rocket League with new technologies, it is no longer viable for us to maintain support for the macOS and Linux (SteamOS) platforms.

Once the update hits Rocket League in March, the game will only be playable while running on a Windows 7 machine or newer.
I don't know, but to me.... Windows of any ilk have never been at the forefront of "new technologies" unlike Linux. Then they go on to say that after all this upgrading with "new technologies" it will still be playable on a "Windows 7 machine"? Not only is it old, it's also no longer supported by it's manufacturer!

For me it's easy, it is no longer viable for me to support Rocket League, or any other game the company wants to sell.

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Kaptain "It's not like I NEED to play THEIR game" Zero

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