GameCharts     Steam    Half-Life 2
Month Avg. Players Gain % Gain Peak Players
October 2021 547 -83 -13.17% 1,031
September 2021 630 -234 -27.08% 1,094
August 2021 864 -93 -9.72% 16,051
July 2021 957 252 35.74% 1,711
June 2021 705 15 2.17% 1,568
May 2021 690 -16 -2.27% 1,152
April 2021 706 -52 -6.86% 1,194
March 2021 758 -88 -10.4% 1,300
February 2021 846 -245 -22.46% 1,439
January 2021 1,091 58 5.61% 2,112
December 2020 1,033 107 11.56% 2,004
November 2020 926 253 37.59% 1,976
October 2020 673 44 7% 1,626
September 2020 629 -100 -13.72% 1,027
August 2020 729 -307 -29.63% 1,109
July 2020 1,036 246 31.14% 1,830
June 2020 790 -229 -22.47% 1,612
May 2020 1,019 -963 -48.59% 1,931
April 2020 1,982 -503 -20.24% 4,517
March 2020 2,485 1,010 68.47% 6,975
February 2020 1,475 --- --- 2,731

About Half-Life 2

1998. HALF-LIFE sends a shock through the game industry with its combination of pounding action and continuous, immersive storytelling. Valve's debut title wins more than 50 game-of-the-year awards on its way to being named "Best PC Game Ever" by PC Gamer, and launches a franchise with more than eight million retail units sold worldwide.

NOW. By taking the suspense, challenge and visceral charge of the original, and adding startling new realism and responsiveness, Half-Life 2 opens the door to a world where the player's presence affects everything around him, from the physical environment to the behaviors even the emotions of both friends and enemies.

The player again picks up the crowbar of research scientist Gordon Freeman, who finds himself on an alien-infested Earth being picked to the bone, its resources depleted, its populace dwindling. Freeman is thrust into the unenviable role of rescuing the world from the wrong he unleashed back at Black Mesa....