Steel Rats is a 2.5D action game that combines destructive, octane-fuelled, motorbike combat and death-defying stunt gameplay. It was developed by Tate Multimedia and originally released for Windows last November 7, 2018. Linux users in the PC gaming community asked for a Linux version and Tate Multimedia responded favorably.
You asked us about the possibility of releasing Steel Rats for Linux, and guess what?
Steel Rats™ is now available for Linux
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The game uses Vulkan on Linux which is a big surprise since most independent game developers use OpenGL for Linux games. Steel Rats is the 1st game using Unreal Engine 4 that supports Vulkan on Linux. This could be a good sign of Linux + Vulkan adoption among independent game developers.
- Unique level design shaped by gameplay based on combination of combat, platforming and riding a bike.
- Story to experience, Secrets to find.
- 4 characters
- 28 levels
- 84 upgrades
- Motorbikes with different characteristics
- Stylized and unique graphics