Somebody Recovered The Code To Unlock A Full Model Of Timesplitters 2 In Homefront: The Revolution


This arcade cabinet still works somehow.

This arcade cupboard nonetheless works someway.
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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 one stage I actually wished to play.
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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.


Simply earlier than a crash.
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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.


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