Again in 2016 gamers of Dambusters Studio’s Homefront: The Revolution simply discovered an Easter egg that includes two ranges from 2002’s Timesplitters 2. Now a code till not too long ago thought misplaced has been recovered that unlocks an entire playable port of the time-traveling first-person shooter.
Responding to an April four Twitter thread asking builders the most effective Easter eggs they’d ever hidden in a recreation, Rust lead programmer Matt Phillips revealed that as a substitute of simply the 2 ranges gamers knew about, he included a whole playable port of Timesplitters 2 inside Homefront: The Revolution.
The one drawback, as Phillips went on to clarify, was that he didn’t know the unlock code.
For some time, it appeared like nobody knew the code. Code-savvy avid gamers mobilized, hoping to uncover the key. Then, 4 days later, Twitter consumer and self-proclaimed “emulation ninja” Spencer Perreault replied to Phillips with precisely what everybody was on the lookout for.
And increase, we’ve received entry to all of Timesplitters 2. As a way to unlock the sport, gamers have to entry the arcade machine inside Homefront: The Revolution, inputting the code inside the restricted model of Timesplitters 2 playable inside. The unique two-level Easter egg can be accessed via the Homefront “extras” menu as soon as found.
The port isn’t excellent. Although it’s going to run natively at 4K, the graphics are very 2002. Don’t count on any enhancements. On PC, the place I examined out the code, a few of the ranges precipitated your entire recreation to crash to desktop after I tried to load them, notably NeoTokyo, and I encountered a number of crashes whereas enjoying via different ranges. Nonetheless, not dangerous for an Easter egg port of a recreation that didn’t come to PC within the first place.
Steam consumer Dutchoper72 put collectively a fantastic information for getting the code to work, together with further codes to unlock arcade mode and extra. The information even features a save file for the PC model, so Steam gamers received’t need to undergo hours of Homefront: The Revolution to fiddle about.