Valve announces Half-Life: Alyx release date

Valve is releasing Half-Life: Alyx on March 23, 2020

Half-Life: Alyx release date set for March 23

In a Tweet a few hours ago the games, Steam, and hardware maker said that Half-Life: Alyx would become available from Monday, 23rd March. Here is everything you need to know. On the plus side, the game is also compatible with most other VR headsets, so there are plenty of alternatives.

Since announcing the game previous year, Valve has remained committed to a March 2020 release window for Half-Life: Alyx. "We will have more information on upcoming Valve Index availability soon". That's just three days after the release of big hits like Doom Eternal and Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Are any of you looking forward to playing this in March? Screenshots and in-headset visuals will differ of course but so far, this already looks like a front runner for the best graphics of any VR game to date. As for the story of the game, the story of the game revolves around stars the popular character Alyx Vance.

Set between the events of Half-Life and Half-Life 2, in the game Alyx Vance and her father Eli "mount an early resistance to the Combine's brutal occupation of Earth". Fans will also be happy to know that the original writer of Half-Life, Marc Laidlaw was heavily consulted on Half-Life: Alyx.

"Pre-order bonuses for anyone who has purchased a Valve Index will start rolling out the week of March 2, beginning with Steam VR Home environments inspired by locations in Half-Life: Alyx", Valve announced today. He enjoys everything from large-scale RPGs to small, bite-size indie gems and everything in between.

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