Extremely anticipated: The inspiring decade-long growth of Half-Life 2’s free VR add-on continues. The Supply VR mod group has added help for the FPS traditional’s first enlargement pack, with the second deliberate for subsequent month. If for some cause, you do not personal Half-Life 2 and its follow-up episodes but, the entire set is on sale for $2.
As of Friday, the Half-Life 2 VR mod lets gamers get pleasure from Episode One from begin to end. The entire Half-Life 2 story might be playable in VR when the mod provides help for Episode Two on April 6, simply in time for Easter.
The mod, free for house owners of Half-Life 2 and Episode One, provides full room-scale VR gameplay to the seminal 2004 shooter. Gamers can use the movement controls for immersive weapon performance like two-handed weapons, guide reloading, reaching over the shoulder for ammo, and practical iron sights. Choices for fast weapon switching, fast reloading, and laser sights are additionally obtainable. Moreover, the mod now helps bHaptics vests, so gamers can really feel in-game impacts.
The venture has been in open beta since final fall, including and bettering options with a big replace final month. Gamers uncomfortable with clean VR motion can now attempt teleport motion for a better expertise, however the function remains to be within the experimental stage. Supply VR additionally added a first-time setup wizard to make sure gamers discover all of the consolation choices the mod can present.
If customers are irritated that allied NPCs typically shove them out of the best way, they will now disable collision with friendlies to go by means of them when vital. Moreover, the modders adjusted aquatic motion to make exiting the water totally guide and let gamers alter swimming velocity. Controlling automobiles 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 recreation’s VR conversion. It is appropriate with any VR headset that helps SteamVR, together with the Valve Index, Meta Quest, HTC Vive, and others. Supply VR recommends an Eighth-gen Intel or Ryzen 3000 sequence CPU, 16GB of RAM, and a GeForce GTX 1080 or Radeon RX 5700 to play the mod. It requires 6GB of space for storing.
These searching for extra Half-Life VR content material who’ve already performed Valve’s Half-Life: Alyx can attempt the fan-made add-on marketing campaign, Levitation. It provides a number of hours to what some have referred to as the perfect VR recreation. Gamers also can attempt different Half-Life: Alyx fan maps obtainable on the sport’s Workshop web page, as many seem to have excessive participant scores.
The currently-running Steam Spring sale is an efficient time to seize the bottom Half-Life video games. The Orange Field, containing Half-Life 2, each of its expansions, and Portal (which just lately acquired a free RTX add-on), is simply $2. Half-Life: Alyx is on sale for $24.