A new Half-Life game is finally coming in March 2020 and called Half-Life: Alyx. This HL game appears to be sticking to a virtually real hardware requirement, as you’ll need to don SteamVR to play the game on PC.
Steam has some VR equipment that it needs to sell and pairing it with Half-Life will be like printing money at Valve. What of console though? In this day and age, video game success comes from a release on multiple platforms and with the Sony PlayStation 4 having its own nifty set of VR, there still could be a market there for Half-Life fans who want in on the experience without having to shell out big bucks for SteamVR and the PC hardware needed to run it.
“We believe Sony’s VR platform has been a huge success for the medium, and we assume that lots of Sony customers would love to experience this new chapter of Half-Life”, Half-Life Alyx game designer Greg Coomer said in a recent interview to PushSquare, admitting that the team is still “very focused on the initial release”.
For those who want to play a new Half-Life in 2020 will have to seriously break the bank to afford the gear needed to experience it.