Half-Life: Alyx will come to Sony’s newly announced VR headset, PlayStation VR 2, according to an industry insider.
According to XboxEra co-founder and co-host Nick “Special” Baker Twitter, Sony and Half-Life developer Valve have struck a deal to bring the critically acclaimed Half-Life: Alix to PSVR 2, calling the deal an “open secret.” However, Baker has admitted that he doesn’t know when it will be available.
Baker has previously shared accurate insider information, leaking that Insomniac Games was working on another Marvel PS5 exclusive (Wolverine) before officially revealing the PS Plus games lineup for May 2021. on was announced. So while neither Valve nor Sony have confirmed the deal, Baker’s claim holds weight.
They have what I’ve been told. Although it is not certain when this is happening. I thought it was one of those open secrets? https://t.co/RPrdPArDLc6 January 2022
Half-Life: Alex is currently exclusive to PC and requires a compatible VR headset, such as Valve’s Index or Oculus Quest. This does not include the original PlayStation VR headset.
An interquel set between the first two games, Half-Life: Alex, a supporting character in Half-Life 2, puts players under the control of Alex Vance, and must seize a superweapon belonging to the series’ main antagonist, the Combination.
Half-Life: Alex was the first entry in the series since 2007, after several Half-Life games were cancelled. While it wasn’t what Half-Life 3 fans expected, it was a critical and commercial hit — and even made it to our best VR games list.
Valve developer Robin Walker has implied that the series will continue, though he didn’t say whether that means Half-Life 3 will ever become a reality or if Valve will come up with an entirely different project.
Another rumor claims the latter, stating that a co-op shooter spin-off exclusively for Valve’s portable PC, Steam Deck, is due for release this year.
While it’s likely some time before we get our hands on a new game in the Half-Life universe, Alex’s release on PSVR 2 will certainly fill the gap, bringing us to the senses with the implementation of this fantastic VR title on advanced hardware. can be allowed to watch again. and eye-tracking features. And we were thinking that Half-Life: Alex couldn’t get any better…
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