Portal 2 Development Completed Says Newell

Although Portal 2 won’t be making holes in walls till mid-April, acclaimed developer Valve has announced that the game’s development stage has been completed.

The first-person action/puzzle sequel has been completed, with Gabe Newell, Valve’s Managing Director, stating the highly anticipated successor to Portal has been finished and all that’s left to do is get the disks manufactured. Newell was speaking in a video conference with a class at Tippecanoe Valley High School where he said:

We just finished Portal 2. It’s pretty much put to bed and we’re just waiting for final approvals and to get the discs manufactured.

Portal 2 is currently scheduled for a release on April 18th, 2011 in North America and April 22nd for the United Kingdom. Will you be picking up the game upon launch? Let us know in the comment section below. Meanwhile, check out PlayStation LifeStyle’s extensive previous coverage.