Portal and Half-Life 2: Episode Two Pre-Loading Now

The Orange Box will be available via Steam and at retail outlets beginning next Wednesday, October 10th
In preparation for the launch of The Orange Box (October 10th), Valve has begun pre-loading both Portal and Half-Life 2: Episode Two to those who have pre-purchased The Orange Box. The pre-purchase campaign, available via Steam and at participating retailers, grants gamers access to the Team Fortress 2 beta and extends a 10% discount off the regular price of $49.95.