Is Half-Life: Alyx Available on Oculus Quest?

Joanna Estrada
March 25, 2020

At GameSpot, we're told that Alyx can make players love the Half-Life world even more: "Not only has Half-Life: Alyx made good on its shift to VR, it has elevated numerous aspects we've come to love about Half-Life games".

While Alyx does have certain shortcomings, such as total weapon selection and occasionally wonky interaction, the general consensus seems clear: if you love VR gaming, and especially the Half-Life series, you're going to want to jump on this title as soon as you can.

The game will launch today and will unlock worldwide.

The game will be set in between part 1 and part 2 and will focus on Alyx Vance and her father Eli.

Designed from the ground up for virtual reality, Half-Life: Alyx features all of the hallmarks of a classic Half-Life game: world exploration, puzzle solving, visceral combat, and an intricately woven story that connects it all with the series' iconic characters. Are any of you planning on playing Half-Life: Alyx this evening? Do not forget to prepare a VR headset in order to play.

"Half-Life: Alyx represents the culmination of Valve's technological advancement over the past few years", says Valve founder Gabe Newell. "We have built SteamVR, our game engine, our tools, and VR hardware specifically to enable us to ship the best content we know how to create".

The storyline for Half-Life: Alyx takes place five years before the events of Half-Life 2 released 16 years ago and 13 years since Episode Two the last film to be released in the Half-Life franchise.

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