Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 11/8/1998
Franchise Half-Life
Developer Valve
Publisher Valve
Steam App Id 70

Half-Life

Named Game of the Year by over 50 publications, Valve's debut title blends action and adventure with award-winning technology to create a frighteningly realistic world where players must think to survive. Also includes an exciting multiplayer mode that allows you to play against friends and enemies around the world.

Last Updated: 5/23/2024

447 Players In-Game
Player Score
95
122,610
4,320
Platforms
  • Windows
  • Mac
  • Linux
  • Steam Deck (Verified)

About Half-Life

Half-Life is an Action game developed by Valve. On 11/8/1998, it was released on the Steam Store by Valve.

It can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. It is verified by Valve as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

It also supports 8 languanges in-game including English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish (Spain). Each language comes with varying levels of support for the in-game interface, audio, and fully translated subtitles.

According to Steam’s category system, Half-Life supports the following features:

  • Family Sharing
  • Full controller support
  • Remote Play on Phone
  • PvP
  • Valve Anti-Cheat enabled
  • Remote Play on Tablet
  • Steam Cloud
  • Remote Play Together
  • Single-player
  • Multi-player
  • Online PvP

From the Steam community, Half-Life has been tagged with the following user tags:

  • PvP
  • Classic
  • Difficult
  • Atmospheric
  • Multiplayer
  • Story Rich
  • Aliens
  • 1990's
  • Shooter
  • First-Person
  • Retro
  • Gore
  • FPS
  • Action-Adventure
  • Sci-fi
  • Silent Protagonist
  • Adventure
  • Action
  • Moddable
  • Singleplayer

Media & Sceenshots

Watch the featured video for Half-Life and see the latest screenshots from the Steam Store.

Half-Life Featured Screenshot #1

Half-Life DLC

Half-Life has 1 related app available for download from the Steam store.

ImageNameTypeRelease DateActions
Half-Life Soundtrack banner image
Half-Life Soundtrack
Music
9/24/2014Steam Charts

Related Bundles

Half-Life is included in 3 bundles in the Steam Store. Purchasing through a bundle can give a large discount off the game's base price if you are willing to purchase multiple apps all at once.

ImageNameAppsPackagesPriceActions
Half-Life Complete banner image
Half-Life Complete108$36.52View
Valve Complete Pack banner image
Valve Complete Pack2518$98.46View
Half-Life 1 Anthology banner image
Half-Life 1 Anthology44$13.71View
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Related Packages

Half-Life is referenced by 3 packages in the Steam Store. A package (or sub) is simply an item that can be purchased on Steam.

Supported Languages and Localizations

Half-Life is available in 8 different languages with varying levels of support for the in-game interface, audio, and fully translated subtitles.

NameInterfaceAudioSubtitles
English
Yes
Yes
No
French
Yes
Yes
No
German
Yes
Yes
No
Italian
Yes
Yes
No
Spanish (Spain)
Yes
Yes
No
Chinese (Simplified)
Yes
Yes
No
Chinese (Traditional)
Yes
Yes
No
Korean
Yes
Yes
No
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Soures & References

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Half-Life data has been sourced from:

  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Half-Life on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Half-Life. Steam Community Hub.
  • Metacritic. (2024, May 23). Half-Life for PC Reviews. Metacritic.
  • Valve. (2023, July 7). Half-Life. Half-Life.

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