Chunks Of Half-Life 2 Are Hidden Inside Portal on Switch ⁠— And Hackers Are Getting Them Working


After the previous day’s Nintendo Direct Mini, Valve launched Portal: Better half Assortment, a package deal of Portal and Portal 2 for the Nintendo Transfer. Inside 24 hours, hackers have already discovered that this package deal necessarily accommodates a hidden recreation inside its code, and it’s none as opposed to Part-Lifestyles 2.

The previous day, Twitter person @OatmealDome shared that that they had discovered Part-Lifestyles 2 in its entirety (save for a couple of such things as maps and tune) inside the recreation’s recordsdata.

@OatmealDome identified that Portal having bits and items of Part-Lifestyles 2 is anticipated as a result of “Portal 1 is only a fancy mod of Part-Lifestyles 2.” On the other hand, in addition they discovered greater chunks like NPCs and voice clips that don’t have any correlation to Portal.

In reality, there are such a lot of items that they had been in a position to totally mod Part-Lifestyles 2 onto Transfer the use of the fragments hidden inside Portal.

In fact, the model of Part-Lifestyles 2 they built by the use of Portal isn’t slightly as much as par with its PC predecessor — @OatmealDome famous that they edited out load occasions and constructed a bypass for crashes. That being stated, it runs impressively easily for a mod built out of every other recreation.

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Except for Portal: Better half Assortment (and its hidden Part-Lifestyles 2 chunks), the previous day's Nintendo Direct Mini additionally gave solution to different bulletins like Personality on Transfer.

Amelia Zollner is a contract author at IGN. In finding them on Twitter: @ameliazollner.