Portal 2 DLC free for all platforms this Summer

By on May 1, 2011

We knew that Portal 2’s DLC would come this Summer. All that was left was Valve’s official statement and here it is. Portal 2 DLC will be officially coming to all platforms this Summer and get this, it’s going to be free. For all platforms. DLC #1, will include new test chambers, leaderboards, a challenge mode for
single and multiplayer “and more”.

In other news, Valve released a PC patch that fixes a lot of crashing issues and glitches that got players stuck at certain points in the game. As with all games that use Steam, the patch will be auto-downloaded next time you start it.

Here are the full details of this latest patch:

  • Fixed: Occasional crash after Alt-Tab/minimizing or running in a window on certain graphics hardware.
  • Fixed: Crashes and/or graphical glitches after changing video settings without exiting game
  • Fixed: Player stuck at the beginning of Chapter 6
  • Fixed: Crash attempting to use other weapons (e.g. mods) with Portal 2
  • Fixed: Mouse cursor doesn’t highlight UI elements in game on Mac OSX
  • Fixed: Numerous localization bugs and improvements (also added Czech and Turkish localized text)
  • Fixed: Overflow bug in keyvalues
  • Fixed: Voice functionality regression (voice again enabled by default)
  • Fixed: Joystick now defaults to off in order to avoid issues with non-joystick hardware that registers itself as a joystick
  • Fixed: French sentences are not wrapping correctly in subtitles and commentary
  • Improved: Handling of Mac OSX crashes
  • Improved: Updates and bug fixes to Robot Enrichment
  • Improved: Reliability on unsupported Intel Mobile Series 4 Express chipsets
  • Removed: Unsupported console commands (“retry”, “switch_teams”) that caused problems if used

About David Scarpitta

I am a critical guy, and love to review and give my professional opinion on just about anything. Though have a love for tech/gaming and music alongside the cinema. You can catch me consulting and developing the net any day of the week.