Source 2 – Secretly Released

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Valve Corporation has released the Source engine 2 without advertising it. As it became known, the new engine was released with the launch Workshop Tools for Dota 2. Despite the fact that the game Dota 2 content remained the same, the modders have noticed significant changes in the code of the game. Let’s wait for official release of Source 2.

Another proof of this is the appearance of the number “2″ in the system files: engine2.dll, vconsole2.exe, vphysics2.dll. Many gamers have been waiting for Source 2 as an intermediate stage for the emergence of Half-Life 3 and other new Valve games. The new engine should form the basis of the long-awaited third part of the series, as well as Left 4 Dead 3 and Portal 3, rumors of which now and then appear in the network for many months.

“Everything in the update suggests that this new game. It is the same content, but the code is ported to the Source 2 engine. That’s why the system console is different, “- writes to prove his theory one of the modders.

Tools for modders have a fairly high system requirements, including work on a 64-bit version of Windows with support for DirectX 11. Valve representative noted that the tool came out “as a product, designed for developers and is quite demanding.” In 2012 Valve company confirmed that Source 2 is in development. “We have for some time been working on a new engine. We’re just waiting for the game, with which it will be possible to release it, “- said Gabe Newell, head of the company in 2012

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