Yes, Unreal Engine works on Linux. Epic Games, the company behind Unreal Engine, has been supporting Linux as a platform for both game development and gameplay deployment. Developers can download the source code of Unreal Engine from the official GitHub repository and compile it on their Linux systems.
Additionally, Unreal Engine provides a version of the editor for Linux, enabling developers to create and edit projects natively. However, setting up Unreal Engine on Linux might require additional dependencies and libraries compared to Windows or macOS setups.
Here are the basic steps you would typically follow to get started with Unreal Engine on a Linux system:
Note: You must have an account on GitHub linked to your Epic Games account to access the repository.
After successful compilation, you can launch the Unreal Editor by running:
Keep in mind that this process is subject to change, and it's best to consult the latest official documentation or community forums for updates and assistance with any issues you may encounter during installation or development on Linux.