Though they comprised just 5.8% of sales, Linux users found more bugs affecting players from any platform.
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Alternatively, there was a company that dropped Linux support because Linux users were only ~1% of the playerbase yet they made up ~40% of bug reports. I think that article was posted on Lemmy last week?

It’s interesting how the same trend can cause totally different reactions.

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This developer made the smart connection that even though the reports are coming from Linux users, almost 100% of them affected all users. So in a way, Linux support paid for itself not from Linux buyers, but from the free QA.

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It’s important to make a note of this passage:

Koderski also says that very few of those bugs were specific to Linux, being clear that “This 5.8% of players found 38% of all the bugs that affected everyone.”

In other words, more than a third of bugs that affected every platform the game was released on were reported by Linux users. That’s nothing to scoff at.

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