Half Life 2 Player Count

Half Life 2 Player Count

Half-Life 2 is a first-person shooter video game created by Valve Corporation and published through its distribution channel, Steam. It was originally released on November 16, 2004, for several platforms and devices, including Android, Mac OS X, Linux, Xbox, Xbox 360, and PS3.

Half-Life 2’s intriguing gameplay combines shooting activities, puzzles, and storytelling. In this FPS game, players control a character called Gordon Freeman, who joins a team to liberate the planet from the power of an alien empire, the Combine.

In this article, you will discover how many people are playing Half-Life 2 across all supported platforms and devices. Stay tuned and read this article to the end for more details on the Half-Life 2 live player count.

How Many People Are Playing Half-Life 2 Right Now?

There are 2,877 people playing Half-Life 2 concurrently on all supported platforms. This game is listed on Steam, where it achieved an all-time peak of 14,378 concurrent players.

However, these numbers are compiled based on the plays on Steam; hence, it excludes plays from external platforms. See the table below for the monthly player population of Half-Life 2:

MonthAverage Monthly PlayersDaily Peak Players
Last 30 Days1,394.85,010
October 2023759.91,470
September 20231,035.82,879
August 2023756.41,222
July 20231,265.52,328
June 2023668.51,653
May 2023658.21,164
April 2023779.01,547
March 2023942.82,214
February 2023782.01,403
January 20231,146.12,443
December 20221,133.42,343
November 2022810.52,564
October 2022612.61,096
September 2022629.21,092
August 2022708.01,143
July 2022888.71,562
June 2022689.31,477
May 2022619.91,073
April 2022670.31,217
March 2022715.81,294
February 2022896.51,671
January 20221,018.41,902
December 2021864.71,705
November 2021671.41,662
October 2021575.41,083
September 2021624.21,060
August 2021846.214,378
July 2021945.61,722
June 2021700.91,554
May 2021677.41,142
April 2021696.41,194
March 2021745.51,278
February 2021829.11,424
January 20211,071.72,086
December 20201,008.61,986
November 2020901.31,961
October 2020649.91,620
September 2020612.01,025
August 2020711.11,116
July 20201,012.31,803
June 2020772.71,603
May 2020977.21,890
April 20201,884.03,833
March 20202,400.36,882
February 20201,620.73,871
January 20201,760.46,216
December 20191,250.83,097
November 2019936.03,005
October 2019586.51,247
September 2019548.11,096
August 2019611.21,057
July 2019999.51,991
June 2019674.31,950
May 2019501.4969
April 2019509.31,062
March 2019603.01,129
February 2019723.41,554
January 2019847.21,837
December 2018834.61,855
November 2018631.41,658
October 2018549.61,091
September 2018554.91,069
August 2018652.41,049
July 2018994.62,205
June 2018813.82,116
May 2018594.41,175
April 2018639.01,293
March 2018813.51,617
February 2018985.72,449
January 20181,305.63,389
December 20171,277.63,589
November 2017807.63,005
October 2017615.41,308
September 2017757.51,481
August 2017777.81,638
July 20171,270.43,214
June 2017953.93,319
May 2017527.21,009
April 2017572.01,062
March 2017616.21,278
February 2017703.31,316
January 2017947.62,461
December 2016849.42,213
November 2016651.91,907
October 2016545.71,083
September 2016555.71,041
August 2016647.41,167
July 2016891.52,109
June 2016772.42,061
May 2016583.31,143
April 2016593.61,155
March 2016703.01,393
February 2016895.41,884
January 20161,051.12,494
December 20151,027.22,264
November 2015860.02,209
October 2015571.71,105
September 2015554.61,099
August 2015659.71,137
July 2015761.91,332
June 20151,006.32,221
May 2015654.11,226
April 2015711.21,555
March 2015801.71,843
February 2015816.01,655
January 20151,025.32,415
December 2014991.52,468
November 2014756.41,761
October 2014883.22,212
September 2014820.53,009
August 2014792.31,364
July 2014845.91,560
June 2014960.12,395
May 2014687.01,300
April 2014696.61,304
March 2014703.81,458
February 2014804.31,717
January 20141,232.03,797
December 2013987.42,119
November 2013753.22,141
October 20131,002.43,606
September 2013779.31,566
August 2013970.81,765
July 20131,789.36,422
June 2013789.91,708
May 2013776.71,761
April 2013574.51,173
March 2013630.51,314
February 2013694.81,426
January 2013822.31,824
December 2012837.21,799
November 2012664.61,407
October 2012696.81,533
September 2012920.72,108
August 2012850.71,601
July 20121,144.81,895

The top countries playing Half-Life 2 include:

  • United States.
  • Russia.
  • United Kingdom.
  • Brazil.
  • Germany.

About Half-Life 2

As mentioned, Half-Life 2 is a single-player FPS game released on November 16, 2004. It is a sequel to the original Half-Life, launched in 1998.

Half-Life 2’s features and mechanics are similar to the first version as it comes with health-and-weapon systems and periodic physics puzzles, except that it comes with enhanced graphics and was created using the new Valve’s Source engine.

In Half-Life 2, players assume the character of Gordon Freeman, who teams up with a resistance movement to rescue the Earth from alien invasion.

Once players start the game, they put effort into building their arsenal with time. There are varieties of enemies who attack with different means. Some coordinated themselves in organized groups to ambush or out-maneuver the player, and others may try to use hide before launching a powerful attack on the player.

The protagonist, Gordon, eliminates several enemies using his weapons. Also, he can take advantage of environmental hazards such as gas fires or explosive pressurized canisters to launch indirect hits on the enemy.

Half-Life 2 was developed by Valve, who published it on their distribution company, Steam. The game has been praised for its real-world physics simulation, sound quality, animation, and graphics. Moreover, it has won over 39 Game of the Year awards, which testifies to its quality.

Where To Play Half-Life 2?

Half-Life 2 supports various gaming devices and platforms. The available platforms to play Half-Life 2 are:

  • Android.
  • Windows.
  • Xbox.
  • Xbox 360.
  • PlayStation 3.
  • Mac OS X.
  • Linux.

Valve has impressed everyone with how they handled this video game’s design, development, and distribution. Seeing the accolades and praises the game received, one can tell that Half-Life 2 is one of the best games to play.

We will update the Half Life 2 player count every month to help you stay abreast of the current player population of the game.

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