Multi-player PC Games with Cross-play Between Linux and Windows


(This article was originally published on May 12, 2017)

Recently, we published a list of affordable single-player games that offer good value for the money and will surely eat up your free time. Single-player games are good because they are not dependent on the internet but we know there are also gamers who prefer to play with their friends or other people. So, we made a list of multi-player PC games that are affordable and have a high number of players. The games we included in the list are available on Linux and allows cross-play with gamers on Windows. If you just play “Free-to-Play” games like DOTA 2 and War Thunder most of the time, we don’t think it’s practical to buy an OS.

All of the games listed here can be found at the Steam Store and you need a Steam account before you are able to buy and download games. Watch this video for instructions on how to create a free Steam account.

The data for discounted prices and player count are taken from SteamDB.

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Counter Strike: Global Offensive

Supported OS – Linux, Windows
Release Date – August 2012
Price – PhP 419.95
Lowest Price on Steam Sale – PhP 136.77
Genre – First Person Shooter

 

DOTA 2

Supported OS – Linux, Windows
Release Date – July 2013
Price – Free
Lowest Price on Steam Sale – N/A
Genre – MOBA (Massively Online Battle Arena)

 

Left 4 Dead 2

Supported OS – Linux, Windows
Release Date – November 2009
Price – PhP 499.95
Lowest Price on Steam Sale – PhP 99.99
Genre – First Person Shooter

 

Payday 2

Supported OS – Linux, Windows
Release Date – August 2013
Price – PhP 499.95
Lowest Price on Steam Sale – PhP 124.98
Genre – First Person Shooter

 

Rocket League

Supported OS – Linux, Windows
Release Date – July 2015
Price – PhP 499.95
Lowest Price on Steam Sale – PhP 299.97
Genre – Sports

 

Team Fortress 2

Supported OS – Linux, Windows
Release Date – October 2007
Price – Free
Lowest Price on Steam Sale – N/A
Genre – First Person Shooter

 

War Thunder

Supported OS – Linux, Windows
Release Date – August 2013
Price – Free
Lowest Price on Steam Sale – N/A
Genre – War Vehicles Combat

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