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Half-Life: Alyx arrives on March 23rd [Update: Now available]

After being revealed back in November, Valve has announced an official release date for their first VR title, Half-Life: Alyx.

According to Valve, the game is:

Set between the events of Half-Life and Half-Life 2, Alyx Vance and her father Eli secretly mount the resistance to the brutal occupation of Earth by a mysterious alien race known as The Combine. As Alyx, players take the fight to the Combine to save the future of humanity.

The game will feature world exploration, puzzle-solving, visceral combat and a compelling story set in the Half-Life universe.

The title will be playable on a number of VR platforms including HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows Mixed Reality and Valve’s Index headset (which was launched in Canada in November for $1,300 CAD).

If you’ve purchased or already own a Valve Index headset, you’ll get Half-Life Alyx for free when the game launches.

System requirements to run Half-Life: Alyx includes:

  • Windows 10
  • Intel Core i5-7500 or AMD Ryzen 5 1600
  • 12GB of RAM
  • Nvidia GTX 1060 or AMD RX 580 with 6GB VRAM

For those who pre-ordered the game, you’ll get 10% of the $68.99 CAD ($59.99 USD) price tag along with a Half-Life: Alyx environment for Steam VR Home.

Half-Life: Alyx launches on March 23rd, 2020.

Update – March 23rd, 2020: Valve’s latest title, Half-Life: Alyx has officially launched and is now available for purchase on Steam.

Source: Valve (on Twitter)

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