It is a huge day for the Half-Life sequence, as Valve’s standard and glorious VR recreation, Half-Life: Alyx, celebrates its first anniversary at the moment, March 23. To mark the event, Valve is discounting the sport by a wholesome 40%, bringing the sport’s worth all the way down to solely $36 USD.
This low cost is on the market for a restricted time solely, because the deal expires on March 31 at 10 AM PT. Try the store page on Steam to be taught extra and to order the sport, which requires a digital actuality headset to play.
“We’re tremendous grateful to the Half-Life neighborhood. Gaming has been a much-needed shiny spot for lots of us on this previous yr, and we think about ourselves fortunate to be part of it,” Valve wrote.
Valve additionally known as out the neighborhood’s “enthusiastic” response to Half-Life: Alyx because it pertains to mods. Gamers have collectively created and launched greater than 800 of them to this point. A roundup of a few of the notable ones is on the market here on Steam, and it features a mod the place Alyx’s fingers are gravity weapons, one other one which routinely picks up and shops ammo, and one which provides Gordon Freeman’s two-handed crowbar to the sport.
Half-Life: Alyx was GameSpot’s 2020 Game of the Year. “Not solely has Half-Life: Alyx made good on its shift to VR, it has elevated lots of the facets we have come to like about Half-Life video games,” reviewer Michael Higham stated in GameSpot’s Half-Life: Alyx review. “Half-Life: Alyx hits you with one thing unforgettable, transcending VR tropes for one in every of gaming’s biggest moments.