Valve is at present engaged on a new ‘Half-Life’ game for their upcoming Steam Deck system, based on studies. Codenamed – ‘Citadel,’ the title might be a First Person Shooter (FPS) game, that includes a mix of real-time technique and co-op mechanics.

The news comes through Tyler McVicker of Valve News Network, who confirmed in a video that the studio at present has no plans to proceed Half-Life’s ongoing story. Instead, the workforce is engaged on a new software program “to finest showcase what the Steam Deck is able to doing” – Citadel.

McVicker describes Citadel as a “nostalgia-fest,” combining components from video games similar to Left 4 Dead and Alien Swarm. The title was initially presupposed to have a digital actuality part. But Valve removed it throughout growth since they don’t see a lot scope in the VR part in the present yr,

Owing to Steam Deck’s rising demand, a lot of builders from the Citadel workforce have at present moved over to assist with delivery. However, McVicker assured that the game is nonetheless in energetic growth on the facet. As for the launch, we will count on updates from Valve “inside the subsequent year-and-a-half to 2 years.”

In an interview with PCGamesN, McVicker confirmed that he acquired the data via datamines of usually up to date Valve software program similar to Steam and DOTA2.

Quite not too long ago, the firm had delayed the Steam Deck’s launch by 2 months, owing to the nice chip scarcity. The system is now eyeing a launch in February 2022 and has reopened the reservation queue so extra folks can guide theirs.

Valve’s Steam Deck is an upcoming handheld gaming system that emulates the Steam OS to run video games from your library. The transportable PC boasts a vary of capabilities similar to distant play, ergonomic thumbsticks with vibration, and the skill to plug into a TV. It is available in three variants – 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB, albeit there is no distinction in efficiency.

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