Valve today announced that The Orange Box game bundle for the PC has finally been released through the Steam distribution system, meaning that if you have pre-ordered and pre-loaded all the files, you should now be able to fire it up. The Orange Box consists of Half Life 2: Episode 2, Portal and Team Fortress 2 as well as the original Half Life 2 and its first episodic sequel Half Life 2: Episode 1.
PC and PS3 boxed versions are due out at retail shortly on October 17 and November 13, respectively. On the Xbox 360 console system, however, The Orange Box is already available at Amazon for $59.99. If you are not yet convinced to plunk down $49.95 in Steam to get your download going, you can first read some in-depth reviews of Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Team Fortress 2, and Portal youll find that this game bundle is well worth the money.