Valve officially announced Half-Life: Alyx. No details yet, but the company promised to tell
We’re excited to unveil Half-Life: Alyx, our flagship VR game, this Thursday at 10am Pacific Time.
Can’t wait to share it with all of you! pic.twitter.com/BupFCxSrTw
- Valve (@valvesoftware) November 18, 2019
The original news: Leak: Valve will release Half-Life: Alyx and the announcement will take place tomorrow
Valve, although not in a hurry to release Half-Life 3, but the series is still alive and tomorrow, November 19, the company may announce a new game in the universe.
What is known
There is no official confirmation, but a leakshared the same source that leaked the first frames of Dota Underlords. Now, the informant has shared excerpts from an interview with Jeff Cayley, a journalist and producer of The Game Awards, who has long been friends with Valve. Judging by the text, Kaylee talked with Robin Walker, one of the developers of Team Fortress 2, and the name of the second speaker is not called, but, presumably, this is Gabe Newell himself.
Judging by the interview, Valve plans to announceHalf-Life: Alyx, a new game in the universe, but already for VR. In addition, journalist Jeff Cayley will release The Final Hours reporting on project development, as he did with Half-Life, Half-Life 2 and Portal 2.
Half-Life: Alyx for Valve will be an experiment. The company wants to look at the reaction of gamers, and then decide in which direction to move on. In addition, Valve has updated the engine for VR and will now be able to release new games more often. In turn, Alyx will show which game mechanics are suitable for projects in virtual reality, and which are not.
In the interview, the name Half-Life also flashed3, but do not expect an early announcement. Judging by the conversation, Valve does not yet know whether the company will concentrate on virtual reality or whether it will take on something new and large.
Announce Half-Life: Alyx can already tomorrow, November 19, and December 12, at The Game Awards gamers will show additional materials about the project. There is no exact release date yet, but the interview talks about March 2020.
Graphic designer Valve Olli Moss hinted at an early announcement of the game. On his Twitter page, he wrote: “What is your playlist for“ submitting a project for release ”? I ask for a friend. "</ p>
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