The January 17th update has arrived for Half-Life 2, and here’s the complete list of changes and fixes added with this patch. This is a first-person shooter game developed by Valve in 2004. Although 19 years have passed since the game’s release, which is considered a legend in the gaming community, it still receives updates. So, there’s a new patch around here, and it is about minor code maintenance. Since the game is pretty old, don’t expect big things from the current and future updates. Check out the Half-Life 2 January 17th update patch notes below.
Half-Life 2 January 17th Update Patch Notes
- Minor code maintenance, no customer-facing changes.
As seen above, the latest Half-Life 2 update is not extensive but instead focuses on a few fixes. By the way, if you missed the changes that came with the previous versions, released a while ago, you can check out its patch notes below.
- Update to DXVK Version 2.0
- Updated localization strings and captions
- Fixed corrupted models on OSX
- Fixed some controller glyphs in HUD hints
- Fixed support for external controllers on Deck
- Restored missing Commentary menu items
- An update was detected, but we have no official patch notes besides the list of changed files in 5 depots. – Half-Life January 2nd 17th Update Patch Notes
- Fixed some stuttering on level transitions – Half-Life 2 January 17th Patch
- Added chapter icons for Steam Deck UI
- UI and Input support for Steam Deck verification.
- Fixed a hitch when saving games
- Fixed SteamVR running when entering the settings menu – Half-Life 2 January 17th Patch
- Update Patch Notes
- Fixed missing sounds on combine soldiers
- Fixed NPCs not blinking
Half-Life 2 is available on Android, Xbox, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, macOS, Linux, and Classic MacOS. Check out the game’s Steam page for more information regarding today’s patch.