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Portal 2 "Major Update" Free Next Year

Valve announces plans for a second free add-on for Portal 2 coming to their puzzle/platformer early next year. Word is this will include the recently revealed improved editing program:

October 21, 2011 - Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Team Fortress, and Counter-Strike) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), today announced the second game add-on for the year's highest rated multiplatform game, Portal 2, is in development and targeted for release early next year.

This major update will feature an easy-to-use in-game map editor that will let users design, build and share their own single-player and co-op test chambers with the community, who will be able to view, play and vote on them with a simple click.

Portal 2 was released April 19, and currently holds a Metacritic score of 95%, making it the top-rated multiplatform game of 2011. Its first content update, "Peer Review", came out two weeks ago.

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10. Re: Portal 2 "Major Update" Free Next Year Oct 21, 2011, 18:50 ViRGE
 
This should be interesting. Hammer, the Source engine editor, is said to be a bitch and a half to work with, which is why there aren't a ton of maps for Source engine games even with the interest. A new editor that's significantly easier to use could really jumpstart the interest on both the development and player side by allowing for more and better maps.  
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