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Old 09-24-04, 09:20 PM   #12
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Default Re: HL2 might be held back 6 more months!

Originally Posted by Mr. Hunt
Yes, but if it is released through Steam... they DON'T make money because with steam... a publisher is not needed... So I can see why they would delay the game.
Valve can't legally release across Steam until Vivendi release to retail. If they do they'd be flagrantly breaching contract (at least as I understand it). It'd be one thing to use Steam against court orders when the game is actually released. It'd be another entirely to release before Vivendi is ready.
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