Source 2 Engine Announced

During GDC 2015 Valve revealed its new development engine, Source 2, which will be available to developers for free.

Like the name implies, Source 2 is the follow-up to Valve's original Source engine, which has been used to power games like Counter-Strike and Half-Life 2. "The value of a platform like the PC is how much it increases the productivity of those who use the platform," Valve's Jay Stelly explained via IGN.

"With Source 2, our focus is increasing creator productivity. Given how important user generated content is becoming, Source 2 is designed not for just the professional developer, but enabling gamers themselves to participate in the creation and development of their favorite games. We will be making Source 2 available for free to content developers."

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