What you need to know
- Half-Life: Alyx is the first full new Half-Life game since the release of Half-Life 2: Episode Two in 2007.
- Half-Life: Alyx now has a release date and is set to release on March 23.
- The game requires a VR headset and was built from the ground-up for VR.
While we've known for some time that Half-Life: Alyx was scheduled to release in March 2020, the exact day hasn't been known, until now. The release date for Half-Life: Alyx has been revealed and the game is set to be available on March 23, 2020!
Half-Life: Alyx was built from the ground-up for VR and it will be compatible with all PC VR headsets, running on the Valve Index, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Windows Mixed Reality headsets.
Half-Life: Alyx takes place between the events of Half-Life and Half-Life 2, letting players control Alyx as she works in a resistance against the unstoppable Combine forces. If you'd like a look at the gameplay, you can see the reveal trailer here. For more information, you can check out the Steam page for Half-Life: Alyx right here. If you're looking to get caught up on the story, remember that the Half-Life games are currently free-to-play on Steam for a limited time.
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I'll try this, I'll give it a spin. Will be my first Half Life game since I barely played a bit of the first one, bored me to death.
I've already booked myself in to the hospital to sell my third kidney, and I've pre-ordered a vr headset and the game with the funds. Just need a computer now, and I'm all set.
I took a 2 year break from VR because of lack of compelling content but I just dusted off my Odyssey in anticipation of giving Alyx a whirl. I didn't like the Half Life game I tried 10+ years but I hope I like this one.
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