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App ID 290930
App Type Game
Developer
Publisher Filip Victor
Supported Systems Windows macOS Linux
Last Change Number 13229372
Last Record Update 24 November 2021 – 12:04:37 UTC ()
Release Date 27 March 2015 – 19:41:00 UTC ()

A completely free and extensive community-developed update for Half-Life 2 featuring beautiful lighting, countless bug fixes, and a brand new Community Commentary Mode. With Half-Life 2: Update, there’s never been a better time to revisit City 17.

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Additional Information

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clienttga 28477e164becab5221bdcac423c3087a9a78e522
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logo_small 93359ebb13d2b8608605de11edd222707bc44b94_thumb
metacritic_name UntitledApp
controller_support partial
community_visible_stats Yes
RequiredAppID Half-Life 2 (220)
ReleaseState released
IsFreeApp Yes
Exclude from family sharing (exfgls) Yes
Store Release Date 27 March 2015 ()
community_hub_visible Yes
small_capsule
englishcapsule_231x87.jpg
header_image
englishheader.jpg
Associations
0/nameFilip Victor
0/typedeveloper
1/nameValve
1/typedeveloper
2/nameFilip Victor
2/typepublisher
Primary Genre Action (1)
Store Genres Action (1), Adventure (25), Free to Play (37)
Supported Languages
24 LanguagesInterfaceFull AudioSubtitles
EnglishYesYesYes
FrenchYesYesYes
ItalianYesYesYes
GermanYesYesYes
Spanish - SpainYesYesYes
BulgarianYesYes
CzechYesYes
DanishYesYes
DutchYesYes
FinnishYesYes
GreekYesYes
HungarianYesYes
JapaneseYesYesYes
KoreanYesYesYes
NorwegianYesYes
PolishYesYes
PortugueseYesYes
Portuguese - BrazilYesYes
RussianYesYesYes
Simplified ChineseYesYesYes
SwedishYesYes
ThaiYesYes
Traditional ChineseYesYesYes
TurkishYesYes
Steam Release Date 27 March 2015 – 19:41:00 UTC ()
Store Asset Modification Time 26 March 2015 – 22:18:07 UTC () (1427408287)
Is free on the store? Yes
Web Assets
capsule_231x87.jpgLast-Modified: 26 March 2015 – 22:20:00 UTC
capsule_467x181.jpgLast-Modified: 26 March 2015 – 22:20:00 UTC
capsule_616x353.jpgLast-Modified: 26 March 2015 – 22:20:00 UTC
header.jpgLast-Modified: 26 March 2015 – 22:20:02 UTC
review_score 8
review_percentage 93
Detected Technologies (?) Engine.Source, SDK.Bink_Video, SDK.CEF, SDK.SDL
  • 44 players right now
  • 70 24-hour peak
  • 3,175 all-time peak

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Concurrent players

  • 44 players right now
  • 70 24-hour peak
  • 3,175 all-time peak

Owner estimations

  • 198.3 k .. 509.9 k on reviews (35-90)
  • 2.60 M .. 2.70 M by PlayTracker

Store data

  • 44,586 followers
  • 5,308 positive reviews
  • 358 negative reviews
  • 93.68% positive reviews

Playtime estimations by SteamSpy

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  • 0 minutes median total playtime
  • 0 minutes average playtime in last 2 weeks
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How many players are playing Half-Life 2: Update right now on Steam? There are 44 players in Half-Life 2: Update on Steam. Half-Life 2: Update player counter. Half-Life 2: Update Steam charts.

Packages that include this app

SubID Name Billing Type Last Update
40795 Half-Life 2:Update CD Key 4 November 2015 – 01:23:52 UTC
40796 Half-Life 2: Update Free on Demand 8 January 2018 – 22:33:17 UTC
40797 UntitledApp for Beta Testing CD Key 4 November 2015 – 01:23:52 UTC
281577 Half-Life 2: Update ( 290930 ) - complimentary reviewer package No Cost 14 June 2018 – 21:10:42 UTC

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Depots

ID Name Max Size OS Extra Info
290931 Half-Life 2: Update Content 6.33 GiB
290941 Half-Life 2: Update Windows Depot 6.33 GiB
290940 Half-Life 2: Update OSX Depot 6.88 GiB
290942 Half-Life 2: Update Linux Depot 6.90 GiB
290932 Half-Life 2: Update Depot German 733.17 MiB German
290933 Half-Life 2: Update Depot French 726.54 MiB French
290934 Half-Life 2: Update Depot Italian 733.35 MiB Italian
290935 Half-Life 2: Update Depot Korean 735.01 MiB Korean
290936 Half-Life 2: Update Depot Spanish 732.29 MiB Spanish - Spain
290937 Half-Life 2: Update Depot Simplified Chinese 741.64 MiB Simplified Chinese
290938 Half-Life 2: Update Depot Traditional Chinese 687.10 MiB Traditional Chinese
290939 Half-Life 2: Update Depot Russian 777.44 MiB Russian

Branches

Name Description Build ID Time Updated
public 598467
beta community fixes test 598467

Other

Name Value
overridescddb 1
baselanguages English, German, French, Italian, Korean, Spanish - Spain, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Russian

Raw Information

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Launch Options

0. Launch
Executable hl2.exe
Launch Type Unspecified
Operating System   windows
1. Launch
Executable hl2_osx
Arguments -game hl2 -steam
Launch Type Unspecified
Operating System   macos
2. Launch
Executable hl2.sh
Arguments -game hl2 -steam
Launch Type Unspecified
Operating System   linux

Configuration

Key Value
contenttype 3
installdir Half-Life 2 Update
steamvrsupport 1

User File System

Key Value
quota 953.67 MiB (1000000000)
maxnumfiles 1000
savefiles
  • 0/path: hl2\save
  • 0/pattern: *.sav
  • 0/root: gameinstall

Save File Locations

Based on the configuration above, this is where we think the save files are located.

Read more about cloud saves in Steamworks documentation.

Platform Path Pattern
[All OSes] [Steam Install]/steamapps/common/Half-Life 2 Update/hl2\save *.sav

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History

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API name Display name and description Icons
HL2_HIT_CANCOP_WITHCAN Defiant

Hidden.

HL2_BEAT_C1713STRIDERSTANDOFF Giant Killer

Survive the rooftop strider battle in the ruins of City 17.

HL2_BEAT_CEMETERY Hallowed Ground

Hidden.

HL2_BEAT_DONTTOUCHSAND Keep Off the Sand!

Cross the antlion beach in chapter Sandtraps without touching the sand.

HL2_BEAT_GAME Singularity Collapse

Hidden.

HL2_BEAT_PLAZASTANDOFF Plaza Defender

Survive the generator plaza standoff in chapter Anticitizen One.

HL2_BEAT_RAVENHOLM_NOWEAPONS Zombie Chopper

Play through Ravenholm using only the Gravity Gun.

HL2_BEAT_SUPRESSIONDEVICE Fight the Power

Shut down the supression device by disabling its generators.

HL2_BEAT_TOXICTUNNEL Radiation Levels Detected

Get through the toxic tunnel under City 17 in Half-Life 2.

HL2_BEAT_TURRETSTANDOFF2 Warden Freeman

Survive the second turret standoff in Nova Prospekt.

HL2_BREAK_MINITELEPORTER What cat?

Break the mini-teleporter in Kleiner's Lab.

HL2_DISINTEGRATE_SOLDIERSINFIELD Atomizer

Disintegrate 15 soldiers by throwing them into a Combine ball field.

HL2_ESCAPE_APARTMENTRAID Malcontent

Escape the apartment block raid.

HL2_FIND_ALLLAMBDAS Lambda Locator

Find all lambda caches in Half-Life 2.

HL2_FIND_HEVFACEPLATE Blast from the Past

Find the HEV Suit Charger faceplate in Eli's scrapyard.

HL2_FIND_VORTIGAUNTCAVE Vorticough

Discover the hidden singing vortigaunt cave in chapter Water Hazard.

HL2_FOLLOWFREEMAN Follow Freeman

Gain command of a squad of rebels in the uprising.

HL2_GET_AIRBOAT Anchor's Aweigh!

Get the airboat.

HL2_GET_AIRBOATGUN Heavy Weapons

Get the airboat's mounted gun.

HL2_GET_CROWBAR Trusty Hardware

Get the crowbar.

HL2_GET_GRAVITYGUN Zero-Point Energy

Get the Gravity Gun in Black Mesa East.

HL2_KILL_ALLC1709SNIPERS Counter-Sniper

Kill all of the snipers in City 17.

HL2_KILL_BARNACLESWITHBARREL Barnacle Bowling

Kill five barnacles with one explosive barrel.

HL2_KILL_CHOPPER Revenge!

Destroy the Hunter-Chopper.

HL2_KILL_ENEMIES_WITHANTLIONS Bug Hunt

Use the Antlions to kill 50 enemies.

HL2_KILL_ENEMIES_WITHCRANE OSHA Violation

Kill 3 enemies using the crane.

HL2_KILL_ENEMY_WITHTOILET Flushed

Kill an enemy with a toilet.

HL2_KILL_ODESSAGUNSHIP Where Cubbage Fears to Tread

Hidden.

HL2_MAKEABASKET Two Points

Use Dog's ball to make a basket in the scrapyard.

HL2_PIN_SOLDIER_TOBILLBOARD Targeted Advertising

Pin a soldier to the billboard in the chapter Highway 17.

HL2_PUT_CANINTRASH Submissive

Hidden.

HL2_KILL_THREEGUNSHIPS One Man Army

Destroy six gunships in Half-Life 2.

HLX_KILL_ENEMIES_WITHMANHACK Hack Attack!

Kill five enemies with a Manhack.

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