Half-Life: Blue Shift Player Count and Stats (2024)

Half-Life Blue Shift player counts Stats and FactsHere are a few of the most interesting Half-Life: Blue Shift facts and stats I was able to dig up including player counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Half-Life: Blue Shift player count:

800,000 games sold

Last updated 12/3/08

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Game Description

“Half-Life: Blue Shift” is a first-person shooter expansion pack for the critically acclaimed video game “Half-Life.” It was developed by Gearbox Software and published by Sierra Studios. The expansion was released in 2001 for PC and later included in various “Half-Life” compilation packs.

In “Blue Shift,” players assume the role of Barney Calhoun, a security guard working at the Black Mesa Research Facility. The events in the game run parallel to those of the original “Half-Life,” but from the perspective of Barney, providing additional insights into the storyline and filling in some of the gaps left in the main game.

The gameplay in “Blue Shift” is similar to that of “Half-Life,” with players navigating through various levels, solving puzzles, and engaging in combat with a variety of enemies, including alien creatures and hostile military personnel. Barney’s primary objective is to escape the facility after the incident that leads to the alien invasion and secure a way to the surface.

The expansion introduces new weapons, such as the Glock 17 handgun and the Barnacle grapple, which allows players to latch onto surfaces and swing across gaps. “Blue Shift” also features high-quality graphics and improved character models, enhancing the visual experience compared to the original “Half-Life.”

The game received positive reviews for its engaging gameplay, narrative, and well-designed levels. Players appreciated the opportunity to see the events from a different perspective and the chance to explore areas not seen in the main game.

While “Half-Life: Blue Shift” may not have received as much attention as the original “Half-Life” or its other expansion, “Opposing Force,” it remains a valuable addition to the “Half-Life” universe, providing fans with more of the thrilling and immersive gameplay that made the series so popular.

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