Alyx Mods We’d Love to See – Road to VR

At the announcement of Half-Life: Alyx final 12 months, Valve promised it could launch Supply 2 instruments which might enable the neighborhood to increase the sport’s content material and performance. Now, two weeks after the launch of the sport, Valve says it’s presently engaged on the instruments however isn’t able to share a launch date simply but.

Half-Life: Alyx launched to essential acclaim, and as extra gamers end the sport, starvation is rising for mods and neighborhood content material that may give gamers much more to do in Alyx.

Final 12 months Valve introduced that “a set of Supply 2 instruments for constructing new ranges will likely be obtainable for the sport, enabling any participant to construct and contribute new environments for the neighborhood to get pleasure from,” and that ‘Hammer’, the studio’s degree authoring device, has been “up to date with the entire recreation’s digital actuality gameplay instruments and elements.”

‘Hammer’ Valve’s Supply 2 degree editor | Picture courtesy Valve

Two weeks post-release, Valve tells Street to VR that the corporate is ‘presently engaged on Supply 2 modding instruments’, however isn’t able to share a selected launch date. At this level, it isn’t clear if the wait will likely be weeks or months, nor do we all know to what extent the Coronavirus state of affairs—with Valve workers shifting to work-from-home—might have altered the anticipated timeline.

Whereas these of us who’ve accomplished the sport could also be hungry for community-made content material, it seems that we’re nonetheless effectively within the minority; it may be seen from achievements for Half-Life: Alyx that solely 23% of gamers have accomplished the sport so far.