enormously awaited: The decade-long inspiring growth of the free VR add-on for Half-Life 2 continues. The Source VR modding crew has added assist for the primary enlargement pack for FPS Classic, with a second enlargement pack deliberate for subsequent month. If for some purpose, you do not already personal Half-Life 2 and its sequels, the complete sport is on sale for $2.
Starting Friday, the Half-Life 2 VR mod permits gamers to benefit from the first chapter from begin to end. The complete Half-Life 2 story will likely be playable in VR when the mod provides assist for Chapter Two on April 6, simply in time for Easter.
Free for house owners of Half-Life 2 and Chapter One, the mod provides full room-scale VR gameplay to the seminal 2004 shooter. Players can use movement controls to allow immersive weapon features akin to two-handed weapons, guide reloading, over-the-shoulder ammo retrieval, and purposeful ironsights. Quick weapon switching, fast reload and laser sight choices are additionally obtainable. Additionally, the mod now helps bHaptics vests, so gamers can really feel the affect in-game.
The mission, which has been in public beta since final fall, added and improved options final month with a significant replace. Players who do not like clean VR movement can now strive teleporting movement for a neater expertise, however the function continues to be experimental. Source VR has additionally added a first-time setup wizard to ensure gamers discover all of the consolation choices the mod can supply.
If customers are aggravated by allied NPCs always pushing them away, they’ll now disable collisions with allies to get previous them if vital. Additionally, modders tweaked water motion to make leaving the floor utterly guide and let gamers modify swimming pace. Controlling the car in third-person mode additionally now has extra choices for elevated consolation.
The Episode One VR mod is offered on a separate Steam web page from the bottom sport’s VR conversion. It’s suitable with any VR headset that helps SteamVR, together with Valve Index, Meta Quest, HTC Vive, and extra. Source VR recommends an eighth Generation Intel or Ryzen 3000 collection CPU, 16GB of RAM, and a GeForce GTX 1080 or Radeon RX 5700 to play this mod. It requires 6GB of cupboard space.
Those who already performed Valve’s Half-Life: Alyx and are on the lookout for extra Half-Life VR content material can strive the fan-made add-on occasion, Levitation. It provides hours to what some are calling the perfect VR sport ever. Players may check out the opposite Half-Life: Alyx fan maps obtainable on the sport’s Workshop web page, as many appear to have excessive participant rankings.
The Steam Spring Sale presently underway is a good time to snag the bottom Half-Life sport. An orange field containing Half-Life 2, its enlargement packs, and Portal (which just lately acquired a free RTX add-on) is simply $2. Half-Life: Alyx prices $24.