Given the source of this news (Phoronix) and the fact that I don't see this backed up by any major news sources, my opinion still stands: Until I'm playing a native Linux Team Fortress 2 client from a native Linux Steam client, this is nothing more than Phoronix being Phoronix, just like the last ten or twelve times they've reported this same story throughout the years.

Note, of course, the implication: If Valve's looking, I'm willing to beta test a native Linux Team Fortress 2 client.
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