Half Life 2 will require an internet connection

Posted on Saturday, Oct 23 2004 @ 17:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
It seems that gamers without an internet connection will not be allowed to play Half-Life 2! Here's a quote from an interview with Doug Lombardi:
Q. Will the boxed versions of HL2 require any sort of Steam installations?

Doug Lombardi: During installation the user will be prompted to authenticate the copy and create a Steam account. After that is complete, the single-player and LAN games do not require an Internet connection.
The full interview can be found at GameSpy


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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