Several months after it was initially introduced, Valve announced today on Twitter that the Half-Life: Alyx launch date shall be on March 23 of 2020. The sport was initially introduced on November 21, although we nonetheless don’t know what all the sport will seem like when it releases as we’ve had no footage.
Half-Life: Alyx is a prequel to Valve’s authentic Half-Life 2 sport, exhibiting Alyx within the early days of the Combine occupation of Earth. On a mission to interrupt into the Citadel to steal a strong weapon, Alyx should make her manner via puzzles and hazards to perform her goal.
A Half-Life VR sport has never been done earlier than, and that is additionally one of many few precise video video games that Valve has developed over the previous decade or two. While Valve’s Defense of the Ancients card sport Artifact failed miserably, hopefully Alyx can regain the initiative.
Having the Half-Life: Alyx launch date even be lastly identified is an effective signal too, fairly than holding us guessing like they’ve for the previous a number of months. While the sport isn’t essentially completed but, even with Valve’s infamous improvement fashion it’s nonetheless on-track for launch.
While the existence of Half-Life: Alyx would possibly irk lots of Half-Life followers that don’t have VR headsets, hopefully Alyx would be the precursor to extra precise video video games from Valve sooner or later after years of focusing solely on Steam. We may even get Half-Life three in some unspecified time in the future.
Whether or not a brand new Half-Life sport truly comes from Half-Life: Alyx, it’s good to know that the collection is being labored on once more. Since Half-Life 2: Episode 2 got here out in 2007, 13 years in the past, there hasn’t been a touch of any continuation, regardless of many supposed leaks.
Once once more, the Half-Life: Alyx launch date shall be on March 23, 2020, solely on Steam VR.