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Terraria hits Mac and Linux at long last

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PC save files are compatible

Several years later, Terraria is still going strong. After a round of open beta testing, the Mac and Linux versions of the popular sandbox game have launched. If you're a Windows player, you won't need to pay for these new ports, and all three versions are compatible. That goes for save files, too!

The system requirements are:

  • Mac: OSX 10.10 64bit, OSX 10.9.5 64bit
  • Linux: Ubuntu 14.04 32bit or 64bit
  • Required
    • Processor: 2.0 Ghz
    • Memory: 2.5GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 200MB
    • Video Card: 128mb Video Memory, capable of OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable)
  • Recommended
    • Processor: Dual Core 3.0 Ghz
    • Memory: 4GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 200MB
    • Video Card: 256mb Video Memory, capable of OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable)

It's worth mentioning that Terraria for Win/Mac/Linux isn't compatible with the console and mobile versions. If you have any trouble during setup (such as Steam shouting about a missing executable), follow the link below for a workaround. There are some known issues.

Anyone else get the feeling Re-Logic signed a trillion-year Terraria development contract?

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