Valve Announces Portal 2 Update Featuring In-Game Editor



This seriously just made my day! It’s the only thing I thought the game was missing at release.

“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.”


Written by: Oly - Senior PR Manager


  1. #1 by Isli on October 21st, 2011 [ 40685 Points ]

    That’s very cool. I hope it’s integrated into the console versions of the game.

    I always though that a puzzle game like portal needed a map editor for the community. It seemed silly not to release a good one with the game.

  2. #2 by The_Nmac on October 21st, 2011 [ 39786 Points ]

    Awesome. Can’t wait. Bravo for free updates as well.

  3. #3 by Pedro on October 21st, 2011 [ 39949 Points ]

    Oh I’m certainly going to have some fun with this! This didn’t even needed to be free, even better!

  4. #4 by Darklurkr23 on October 22nd, 2011 [ 17446 Points ]

    Wow big surprise that it’s FREE. They could’ve easily charged 5 bucks but they DIDN”T! Ye-ay Valve :D

  5. #5 by dragon290513 on October 23rd, 2011 [ 7218 Points ]

    not sure how we can get those user-generated content on PS3 :-s

  6. #6 by mowmow on October 23rd, 2011 [ 11160 Points ]

    that’s pretty awesome. would love to see some nifty creations. would love the challenge too

  7. #7 by premiersoupir on October 23rd, 2011 [ 17020 Points ]

    Great news — a welcome addition to any title. I can’t imagine doing any serious map editing on a console, though.


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