In Which Valve Changes Gaming Forever... Again...

Episode 30 · August 27th, 2018 · 1 hr 5 mins

About this Episode

Intel, you can stop shooting yourself in the foot any time now:
https://www.zdnet.com/article/intel-gags-linux-distros-from-revealing-performance-hit-from-spectre-patches/

Hey remember when we talked about how you shouldn’t use Facebook’s VPN? Welp:
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/08/facebook-violates-apples-data-gathering-rules-pulls-vpn-from-app-store/

Nvidia drops RTX 2080 and 2080Ti:
https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/22/nvidia-rtx-2080-gtx-1080/
But what are they actually comparing it to?:
https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/275961-nvidia-claims-rtx-gpus-are-much-faster-than-pascal-by-deliberately-comparing-the-wrong-cards

Fallout 76 Updates:
https://old.reddit.com/r/Fallout/comments/96gqj1/quakecon_2018_fallout_76_panel_information_and/

Sony continues to hold firm on not allowing cross-platform play:
https://www.polygon.com/2018/8/13/17684172/playstation-4-fortnite-cross-platform-play-ninja

(With a healthy grain of salt EDIT actually a small one)Valve seems to be working towards Windows games running on Linux based systems with SteamOS:
https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/08/valve-seems-to-be-working-on-tools-to-get-windows-games-running-on-linux/
https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/08/valves-steam-play-uses-vulkan-to-bring-more-windows-games-to-linux/
https://www.codeweavers.com/about/blogs/jwhite/2018/8/22/wine-and-steam-a-major-milestone
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonevangelho/2018/08/22/valve-changes-everything-windows-exclusive-games-now-run-on-steam-for-linux/#694528dae3fa