Deep Silver and 4A Games today confirmed that a dedicated Mac version of Metro: Last Light will be released on September 10th, 2013 via the App Store and Steam. A Linux version is also in development, scheduled for release later in the year.
Oles Shishkovstov, Chief Technical Officer at 4A Games, said:
“The Mac and Linux versions of Metro: Last Light are further testimony to the power and flexibility of the 4A Engine. Development was handled in house by 4A games, and we are very happy with the results. We hope that Mac & Linux gamers will appreciate our efforts to create the best possible version for their machines.”
Metro: Last Light on Steam will support Steam Play, meaning that owners of any Steam version will automatically find the game added to their PC, Mac and Linux Steam libraries.
Metro: Last Light for Mac and Linux will receive the same DLC packages as the PC and console versions.
The Metro: Last Light Season Pass, and the Faction Pack and Tower Pack DLC will be available at launch for the Mac release , and the upcoming Developer and Chronicles Packs will release on Steam and the App Store alongside the PC and console releases.
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