Valve is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the launch of Half-Life in a big way with a new, relatively large-scale update that fixes bugs, introduces new features and restores lost content to the iconic shooter icon. Half-Life is often considered one of the greatest video games ever created, and is undoubtedly one of the most influential first-person shooters of all time.
The Half-Life 25th Anniversary Update brings never-before-seen content to the current version of Steam. For example, the contents of the Half-Life Uplink demo disk were only available on CDs distributed by magazines and hardware manufacturers. This is a separate Half-Life demo and fans can start experiencing it on Steam now.
New (or restored) content includes original videos, music, and menus with the Valve logo to resemble the look of the original 1998 game. Ivan the Space Biker, Prototype Barney, Skeleton, and Too Much Coffee Man are included. Half-Life deathmatch mode. Half-Life’s Deathmatch mode also adds four new levels: Pollution, Pool Party, Elimination, and Rocket Frenzy.
Players can download Half-Life completely free on Steam from November 18th to November 20th. Readers can learn the details about the update. here.