Blogger Tyler McVicker said that Valve is not interested in the release of Half-Life 3 -Life, however, it won't be released anytime soon. Blogger Tyler McVicker announced this in a video on his YouTube channel.
Sources of the blogger revealed some information about Valve's projects. It turned out that there is a development team in the studio who is assigned to the Half-Life project. However, the company is not interested in releasing a sequel to the popular series anytime soon. This is largely due to the fact that the developers are thrown into the launch of the Steam Deck, which was announced in July.
McVeeker also found out that the fate of Half-Life 3 may be decided in the coming years. Valve is working on the HLX project, within which the sequel to the VR shooter Half-Life: Alyx may be released. However, the development of the game may be curtailed due to the unpopularity of VR in the gaming market.
At the same time, the studio is working on the creation of a game codenamed Citadel. The author heard rumors about this title back in 2018. It is a cooperative game that will combine first-person shooter and real-time strategy. Apparently, the project will be released in support of the Steam Deck. “Valve is not planning any traditional shooters with a mouse and keyboard,” the blogger emphasized.
In October 2020, Valve CEO Gabe Newell told why Half-Life 3 was not released. have restarted Half-Life 3 development several times, “Newell admitted, noting that the team had problems with ideas for the game.