Ubisoft Connect Alternatives for Linux

    Ubisoft Connect is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Steam, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Ubisoft Connect and eight of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Ubisoft Connect are itch.io (Free, Open Source), Lutris (Free, Open Source), Desura (Free) and Athenaeum (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 9, 2021

    1. Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation.
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      Galahad Has more games, more users and more sales.
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    2. itch.io gives you the ability to design a page where people can download games you have uploaded. You can optionally put a minimum price on your game (which can be 0), giving people the opportunity to pay you what they think you deserve. All files and images are hosted on itch.
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    3. Lutris is an open source gaming platform for GNU/Linux. It allows you to gather and manage (install, configure and launch) all your games acquired from any source, in a single interface.
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    4. Desura is a digital distribution service for gamers, putting the best games, mods and downloadable content at your fingertips and ready to play.

      Discontinued

      Desura was shut down a couple years ago.

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    5. Athenaeum is a game launcher and manager designed as a libre replacement for Steam. Athenaeum uses flatpak as its packaging system and pulls all data from flathub currently.
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    6. Legendary is an open-source game launcher that can download and install games from the Epic Games platform on Linux and Windows. It's name as a tongue-in-cheek play on tiers of item rarity in many MMORPGs.
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    7. Heroic is an Open Source Game Launcher for Linux, Windows (Beta) and MacOS (Limited to Windows games using Wine/Crossover). Right now it supports launching games from the Epic Games Store using Legendary, a CLI alternative to launch epic games.
    8. Vapor is a client for installing video games made with the game engine LÖVE.
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