A fan-made Half-Life 2: Remastered Collection is currently in the works, and it will release on Steam soon.
This collection, which has been revealed thanks to a new entry that has been recently added to the Steam Database, is in development by the same team that has worked on the amazing Half-Life 2 Update. Despite it not being an official release, it seems like this upcoming Remastered Collection is being created with Valve’s consent, according to known leaker Tyler McVicker.
According to @SteamDB, the team that brought us Half-Life 2: Update is working on a further update and remaster of HL2 & the Episodes, with Valve’s consent.
The Half-Life 2: Remastered Collection is coming soon to Steam.https://t.co/5YTjhpS2ud
— Tyler McVicker (@Tyler_McV) July 29, 2021
Not much else is currently known about the Half-Life 2: Remastered Collection, but fans are surely going to be in for something great, judging from the excellent work done on the Half-Life 2 Update. This mod introduces a complete overhaul of the game’s lighting system, new particle effects, and more.
2004’s Half-Life 2 was a landmark for PC gaming and the First Person Shooter, setting the standard for immersion, animation, and physics-based play for years.
Meticulously developed by Half-Life community member Filip Victor, Half-Life 2: Update offers both long-time fans and first time players the most visually advanced, stable, and fully-featured version of Half-Life 2 to date in one free mod download.
- Complete lighting overhaul including enhanced lighting, more detailed world shadows, and full High Dynamic Range Lighting (HDR).
- New particle effects and improved fog.
- Countless bug fixes, correcting both visual and game-based issues.
- An extensive Community Commentary Mode featuring the voices of well-known Youtubers, including Caddicarus, Brutalmoose, Ricepirate, Balrog the Master, ProJared, and Ross Scott from Freeman’s Mind .
- Retains the iconic Half-Life 2 visual style and gameplay.
- All available in one free standalone download!
The Half-Life 2: Remastered Collection will release on a yet to be confirmed release date. We will keep you updated on the game as soon as more come in, so stay tuned for all the latest news.