The Half-Life 2: Update is a Valve-endorsed and fan-created mod which will be available shortly on Steam. Romanian modder, Filip Victor, has been a key asset in the mod’s creation, having stepped in to release the last version of graphics update for the game.
The update is said to weigh in at 7GB and comes with a few visual improvements, including enhanced lighting effects, better detailed environmental textures, while also fixing a lot of bugs present in the original PC release.
Valve has also stated at GDC that it was experimenting with Half-Life in virtual reality. It would be nice to see the feature come in another update (or at least another sequel), but don’t get your hopes up just yet. Valve has yet to make any official statement on whether it will add official support for VR technology in any Half-Life title.
Half-Life 2: Update is said to arrive on Steam on March 27th, so if it’s still not available, it will be shortly.
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