A new reliable source reports that Sony and Valve have reached an agreement to release Half-Life: Alyx on PSVR 2.
XboxEra host Nick Baker announced that Sony and Valve have found an agreement to bring Half-Life: Alyx to PlayStation VR 2. The critically acclaimed Alyx Vance adventure is out on PC on The beginning of 2020 was also successful in terms of revenue. Half-Life: Alyx even inspired sales of around a million VR headsets, according to reports that made rounds in the weeks following launch. As experts and fans have stated, such a product appearing on Sony’s new VR headset would bring incredible benefits to the platform.
Sony has revealed brief details about the PSVR 2 in 2020, focusing much of the public’s attention on a controller called the Sense controller. Numerous rumors and leaks have provided plenty of information regarding the VR headset itself, some of which were proven accurate earlier this week during Sony’s PlayStation brief showcase at CES 2022. The video confirms the name of PSVR 2, supports up to 4K resolution, eye-tracking feature and many new technologies. These specs suggest that Half-Life: Alyx will be available on PlayStation’s new VR device. According to the report, Sony and Valve have reached the same conclusion.
In response to a post from analyst Benji-Sales on Twitter, XboxEra co-host Nick Baker said sources have told him that Sony and Valve have signed some sort of agreement for Half-Life: Alyx to appear. on PlayStation VR 2. While Baker is uncertain when such a partnership will bear fruit, the XboxEra co-founder said he considers Alyx’s PSVR 2 release to be “one of those things” open secret”. Baker’s full post on the matter is as follows:
While Nick Baker is almost always a good source of information, PSVR 2 owners shouldn’t have high expectations. Neither Sony nor Valve have hinted at the possibility of Half-Life: Alyx moving to PSVR. However, it is worth noting that the two have previously collaborated on the Portal 2 cross-platform connection between Steam and PS3, even after Valve’s CEO Gabe Newell released the Cell processor. esoteric of PS3.
Despite the recent news about PSVR 2, many of the most important details remain a secret. For example, Sony has yet to announce pricing information, and a release date doesn’t appear to be coming any time soon. This strategy partly mirrors the PS5 hardware maker’s announcement timing, presumably with big PSVR 2 news coming in the summer months.
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