A decade ago, nobody would suggest Linux as a platform for gamers. Nowadays, Linux users can choose from an amazing range of premium games with perfect Linux compatibility.
In 2020, it feels like Linux gaming has finally reached its final form. I say this because you can now truly play numerous AAA title game on Linux which were exclusively available on Windows earlier.
But still, some games have a problem playing games on Linux, like games which include lack of easy anti-cheat compatibility, but not for too long because Epic games clarify that easy anti-cheat still working on Linux compatibility.
Here is the list of 2020’s Top Game For Linux, which you should play at least once to feel something different. We have kept our focus on Free games, but some AAA games are also covered in this list.
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Top Game For Linux
Half-Life: Alyx is Valve’s VR return to the Half-Life series. It’s the story of an incredible fight against a cruel alien race known as the Combine, set between the events of Half-Life and Half-Life 2. Playing as Alyx Vance, you are humanity’s only chance for survival.
Playing as Alyx Vance, you are humanity’s only chance for survival. The Combine’s control of the planet since the Black Mesa incident has only strengthened as they corral the remaining population in cities. Among them are some of Earth’s greatest scientists: you and your father, Dr. Eli Vance.
Build insane, fully customizable robot battle vehicles that drive, hover, walk, and fly in the free-to-play action game Robocraft. Add weapons from the future and jump in the driving seat as you take your creation into battle against others online!
BUILD – Combine blocks in an easy-to-use editor interface to create a futuristic robot battle vehicle armed with dozens of different weapon options.
FIGHT – Battle online in vast battlefields against players from all over the world on dedicated servers.
Finding this level of puzle game for linux but, Limbo is an unbelievable accomplishment. Very few games are as original, atmospheric, and consistently brilliant. It belongs in everybody’s collection. The journey may be over too quickly, but you will be entertained every minute. This is one of my favorite games.
If you like smart game design, intelligent horror, or well-realized artistry, you really have to play through Limbo. It’s an immaculate production, as close to perfect as it gets, and it will stay with you for a very long time.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Definitive
In Shadow of the Tomb Raider experience the final chapter of Lara’s origin as she is forged into the Tomb Raider she is destined to be. Combining the base game, all seven DLC challenge tombs, as well as all downloadable weapons, outfits, and skills, Shadow of the Tomb Raider Definitive Edition is the ultimate way to experience Lara’s defining moment.
Survive and Thrive In the Deadliest Place on Earth: Master an unforgiving jungle setting in order to survive. Explore underwater environments filled with crevasses and deep tunnel systems.
Become One With the Jungle: Outgunned and outnumbered, Lara must use the jungle to her advantage. Strike suddenly and disappear like a jaguar, use mud as camouflage, and instill fear in enemies to sow chaos.
Discover Dark and Brutal Tombs: Tombs are more terrifying than ever before, requiring advanced traversal techniques to reach them, and once inside they are filled with deadly puzzles.
Sid Meier’s Civilization® VI
Civilization VI offers new ways to interact with your world, expand your empire across the map, advance your culture, and compete against history’s greatest leaders to build a civilization that will stand the test of time. Play as one of 20 historical leaders including Roosevelt (America) and Victoria (England).
See the marvels of your empire spread across the map like never before. Each city spans multiple tiles so you can custom build your cities to take full advantage of the local terrain.
Unlock boosts that speed your civilization’s progress through history. To advance more quickly, use your units to actively explore, develop your environment, and discover new cultures.
Interactions with other civilizations change over the course of the game, from primitive first interactions where conflict is a fact of life, to late game alliances and negotiations.
Expanding on the “one unit per tile” design, support units can now be embedded with other units, like anti-tank support with infantry, or a warrior with settlers. Similar units can also be combined to form powerful “Corps” units.
Hire a crew and destroy your rivals in this new strategy battler set in the world of Dota. Introducing Season One: Explore White Spire and earn rewards on the Battle Pass. Pick from several different game modes, play on your own or with friends, and take advantage of crossplay on PC and mobile.
In Dota Underlords, strategic decisions matter more than twitch reflexes. Underlords includes compelling singleplayer and multiplayer modes and offers level progression with rewards. Play a strategic Standard game, a quick Knockout match, or co-op Duos match with a friend.
A new era of shoot and loot is about to begin. Play as one of four new vault hunters facing off against a massive new world of creatures, psychos and the evil mastermind, Handsome Jack.
Make new friends, arm them with a bazillion weapons and fight alongside them in 4 player co-op on a relentless quest for revenge and redemption across the undiscovered and unpredictable living planet.
Four all-new playable classes including the Siren, the Commando, the Gunzerker, and the Assassin. Step into the role of the Gunzerker, whose highly deadly skills allow him to dual-wield any two weapons found in the game.
Not only that, but you will also build on that skill to do more things with two guns than you ever imagined possible. Dual machine guns? Cool. Dual rocket launchers? Of course! Dual Sniper Rifles? Sure, if that’s your thing! Want to try other styles? More tactical perhaps? There are multiple classes to choose from!
Take to the streets for intense close-quarters combat, where a team’s survival depends upon securing crucial strongholds and destroying enemy supply in this multiplayer and cooperative Source Engine based experience.
Three territorial objectives must be captured by the attacking team in sequential order. For each objective captured, they gain more reinforcement and time to attack the next. Defenders have a finite amount of reinforcements and must use each wisely.
Once the third objective is captured by the attackers, a fourth cache objective must be destroyed, while the defenders have only one life to make a last stand.
ARK: Survival Evolved
As a man or woman stranded naked, freezing, and weakening on the shores of a mysterious island called ARK, you must hunt, harvest resources, craft items, grow crops, research technologies, and build shelters to withstand the elements.
Use your cunning and resources to kill or tame & breed the leviathan dinosaurs and other primeval creatures roaming the land, and team up with or prey on hundreds of other players to survive, dominate… and escape!
Dinosaurs, Creatures, & Breeding! — over 100+ creatures can be tamed using a challenging capture-&-affinity process, involving weakening a feral creature to knock it unconscious, and then nursing it back to health with appropriate food.
Once tamed, you can issue commands to your tames, which it may follow depending on how well you’ve tamed and trained it.
PAYDAY 2 is an action-packed, four-player co-op shooter that once again lets gamers don the masks of the original PAYDAY crew – Dallas, Hoxton, Wolf, and Chains – as they descend on Washington DC for an epic crime spree.
The CRIMENET network offers a huge range of dynamic contracts, and players are free to choose anything from small-time convenience store hits or kidnappings, to big league cyber-crime or emptying out major bank vaults for that epic PAYDAY. While in DC, why not participate in the local community, and run a few political errands?
Up to four friends co-operate on the hits, and as the crew progresses the jobs become bigger, better, and more rewarding. Along with earning more money and becoming a legendary criminal comes character customization and crafting system that lets crews build and customize their own guns and gear.
So thats the full list for 2020’s Top Game For Linux, if you like any other games that we did not list in this article then comment down below.