Portal 2 Updated

Valve has released an update (via Steam) for their most excellent first person platformer, Portal 2. Here’s what the patch brings to the table:

Up, up and away

Up, up and away



  • 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

If you’re in the mood for more Portal action, you’ll be glad to know the first batch of DLC for Portal 2 is incoming real soon. And it’s FREE!

Published Date: May 03, 2011 11:10 am | Updated Date: May 03, 2011 11:10 am