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The Orange Box
Developer(s) Valve Corporation
EA UK (PlayStation 3 version)
Publisher(s) Valve Corporation
Distributor(s) Electronic Arts (retail)
Steam (online)
Engine Source engine
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
Release date(s) Windows and Xbox 360
NA October 10, 2007
EU October 19, 2007
AUS October 25, 2007
Windows (download)
October 9, 2007
PlayStation 3 (retail)
NA December 11, 2007
EU December 11, 2007
AUS December 20, 2007
Genre(s) First-person shooter, puzzle, compilation
Mode(s) Single player, multiplayer
Rating(s) BBFC: 15
PEGI: 16+
USK: 18
Media Blu-ray Disc, download, DVD-ROM
System requirements

1.7 GHz processor,
512 MB RAM,
128MB Video card,
20GB available Hard drive space,
DirectX 8 level graphics card,
Windows 2000/XP/Vista,
Internet connection[1]

Input methods Keyboard, mouse, Xbox 360 controller, SIXAXIS controller, DualShock 3 controller

The Orange Box is a video game compilation for Microsoft Windows, the Xbox 360, and the PlayStation 3. The Windows and 360 versions were made by Valve Corporation, and the PS3 version was made by Electronic Arts. It has five games on it - Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode One (an expansion of Half-Life 2), Half-Life 2: Episode Two (another expansion of Half-Life 2, Portal, and Team Fortress 2. The first two were released outside of The Orange Box, but the other three first appeared in it.


  1. Valve Corporation. The Orange Box. PC (retail). (2007)