Valve announces that Day of Defeat: Source will be released on September 26:
Day of Defeat: Source (DoD: Source), the latest version of the WWII
online action game from ValveŽ, will be made available to gamers everywhere on
"Day of Defeat has quietly been one of the most played online action games for
the past three years," said Gabe Newell, president and founder of Valve. "Day of
Defeat: Source represents a major leap forward in both graphics and gameplay,
and pushes the Source engine harder than any other Source project. "
DoD: Source takes the classic teamplay of DoD and expands the experience with
Source, the engine technology Valve created for Half-LifeŽ 2 and it's next
generation of games. With this technology, DoD: Source offers state of the art
graphics with optimized versions of popular maps and all new player, weapon and
world models, plus support for HDR lighting.
DoD: Source leverages the power of the Source engine by introducing advanced
sound technology to provide a more immersive soundscape and integrated physics
simulation technology for ragdolls and physically simulated objects throughout
Available via Steam for just $19.95 and in the Counter-Strike: Source retail
package, DoD: Source is a rebuild from the ground up of Day of Defeat on the
DoD: Source will be available for pre-load and pre-order next week. Those who
purchased the Half-Life 2 Silver or Gold Steam offers will receive a request to
pre-load the game at this time and will receive access to play the moment the
game is made available.
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