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.
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)