No they didnt. The Sep 2003 date was never confirmed in questions at the time, and it was Vivendi that stated the Spring 2004 release date -which was then denied by Valve.munkyf said:Valve stated an original release date of Sept 2003. Then spring 2004.
I'm afraid they did, both at E3 and in some interviews. I sat and watched the first public demo at the show last May and even then Gabe Newell was talking about their commitment to a september 30th launch.Ch3tan said:No they didnt. The Sep 2003 date was never confirmed in questions at the time,
When we were benchmarking HL2 late last year, the valve pr bunnies were also touting a spring date...Ch3tan said:and it was Vivendi that stated the Spring 2004 release date -which was then denied by Valve.
Nit picking git :touch:leggy said:IMO, if you ahve already parted with cash for it you are either daft or a liar. Most places will not charge your card until it is ready for despatch. Anyone who does before hand is breaking the law.
I, myself, have a worthless coupon.
Gamesville LOL. Always wrong[font=verdana, arial, helvetica]A souce at ATI leaked the release date of HL2 as the 24th feb 2004, *snip* ( got the info from SKY'S Gamesville programme and there not normally wrong with there PC news)