Companion Cube Pin

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The Companion Cube Pin is a promotional miscellaneous item for all classes. It depicts a team-colored portal with the Weighted Companion Cube floating within – an eponymous object from the Valve game Portal.

The Companion Cube Pin was given to those who pre-purchased Portal 2 on Steam before April 19, and was awarded in Genuine quality from April 15, 2011 to April 19, 2011.[1]

Update history

November 19, 2010 Patch

  • [Undocumented] The Companion Cube Pin was added to the game.

December 2, 2010 Patch

April 20, 2011 Patch

  • All players who earned the Companion Cube Pin via preordering Portal 2 had their pin upgraded to Genuine Quality, and it became tradable.

Trivia

  • The Companion Cube Pin was originally awarded to players with the Unique quality, but were later changed to have the Genuine quality shortly after the release of Portal 2.
  • 4 Vintage Companion Cube Pins were given to play-testers of Portal 2 at PAX 2010 prior to the item's official release.[2]
    • A fifth Vintage Companion Cube Pin was awarded to another player for unknown reasons.
    • Player Vulcnor, upon winning a charity auction for Child's Play, received a Unique quality Companion Cube Pin.


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See also

References

  1. Team Fortress 2 - Companion Cube Pin
  2. "Thanks, Valve! (Or "Why Valve is fucking awesome.")", post by Dacvak on /r/gaming on reddit, November 30, 2010.
    Items link : http://www.tf2items.com/item/186915291, http://www.tf2items.com/item/759172489