The Half Life franchise is one of the oldest game franchises. Half Life 2 debuted in 2004, but the game’s hype has not died down. The reason being its exceptional gameplay and the addictive missions. Recently, there were rumors that Valve is releasing another version of Half Life 2. But this news is partially correct. Yes, the game is getting a remastered version, but Valve is not producing it. Instead, it is being published by a fan! Now the million-dollar question is when Gordon Freeman will come back to our PCs?
When the Steam Database updated its list with “Half-Life 2 Remastered version,” the news spread like wildfire. But unfortunately, very little is known about the upcoming version, which will launch on Steam. When Half-Life: Alyx was released in 2020, the fandom was resurrected! And ever since, fans have been hopeful that they will get more Half-Life content in the future. And they were right because Half Life 2 is getting a new version. When? Guess you’ll have to read the following article for the answer!
A 1998 shooting game inspired the original game. It combines different action skills, hence the excellent outcome! While fans were expecting Half Life 3, they got shocked by the sudden update about Half Life 2.
All your queries regarding the upcoming game are addressed below. So, without any further delay, let’s get the ball rolling!
As the game is not being developed directly by Valve, we don’t have any specific release date for Half-Life 2. But it is expected to come out soon as Steam’s database has already added the game to its list.
Moreover, because Half-Life 2: Remastered Collection is not being produced by the original team, the fans were scared that the upcoming version might ruin the entire game series. If you are one of those fans, you have nothing to worry about because Filip Victor is leading the team responsible for the upcoming version.
Filip Victor was one of the team members who produced the free Half-Life mod (2015). So, we can trust him with Half-Life 2: Remastered Collection.
Half Life 2 Gameplay
The game will not be built from scratch. There will be more features in the remastered version but expect almost the same gameplay as the original Half-Life 2 game. And in case you are not familiar with the game, then the following paragraph is for you!
The 2004 version was single-player, and there are high chances that we’ll finally get the multiplayer feature in the remastered version. Secondly, the missions will be almost the same. Shooting, puzzles, story-telling, the latest weapons, and vehicles, physics-inspired gameplay will all be there in the upcoming version.
It will be a blend of all Half-Life games, Episode 1 and Episode 2. So, we are sure that if the team does not mess up, we will get the best game of the entire franchise. The updated mods will also enhance the graphics quality, and it will hopefully fix the bugs too. And who wouldn’t like to play their childhood game, but with better features.
Half-Life 2: Remastered Collection’s gameplay is not out yet, but some of the potential features include improved lighting, better textures, a less laggy system, and other updates!
Half Life 2 Price
As mentioned earlier, the game is still in its development phase. Consequently, there is no price set for the upcoming version. However, it won’t be costly because Valve did not produce the game itself, so the game developers wouldn’t want to take many risks.
However, as the game will launch on Steam their site will update you whenever the developing team will disclose any such information. So bookmark this page if you wish to know more about the remastered game version.
There is no trailer for the game yet. However, there are many fan-made trailers for Half-Life 2 which are equally as interesting. So in the meantime, you can watch them!
Will Half-Life 2 release on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, XBOX series, or on PC? Guess you’ll have to wait until Filip Victor discloses all this information himself.