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Pro Strong Linux presence
Linux support is a core feature of Desura. All games in the storefront are tagged as to whether or not they will run on Linux.
Pro Alphafunding permits sale of works in progress
Desura calls their early access program "Alphafunding." Games must show a minimum level of development, and must show active development or risk being removed.
Pro Indie Royale bundles can boost sales
Indie Royale is a joint venture of Desura and IndieGames.com which sells bundles of games on a pay-what-you-want basis (but with a minimum price). Most games sold via Indie Royale bundle are Desura titles.