The Orange Box Now Available for Pre-purchase With Team Fortress 2 Beta Access

The Orange Box

Valve’s uber game pack The Orange Box, featuring Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Team Fortress 2, and Portal, is now available for pre-purchase for the PC on Steam. Steam pre-purchasers are in for a number of rewards for their early adoption as well, including a 10% discount off the $49.95 retail price, a copy of PopCap’s Peggle Extreme game and, most importantly of all, exclusive access to the Team Fortress 2 beta starting this coming Monday, September 17th!

The 10% discount is also being offered on the retail releases of The Orange Box for the PC and Xbox 360, which are both hitting North American stores on October 10th (worldwide on the 12th).

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