Valve’s flagship VR recreation Half-Life: Alyx has surpassed 2 million homeowners on Steam, based on SteamSpy.
Beforehand, the sport was marked within the 1 million – 2 million homeowners bracket on the platform, however just lately modified over to the two million – 5 million bracket. These aren’t official numbers from Valve itself, so can’t be taken as definitive, however Steam Spy has lengthy served as one of many few technique of estimating recreation gross sales on Steam.
Whereas because of this a minimum of 2 million individuals personal the sport of their Steam library, it doesn’t signify gross sales figures. Homeowners of the sport additionally embody those that acquired the sport at no cost as a part of a promotion, of which there have been many for Half-Life: Alyx.
Essentially the most notable promotion, which is ongoing, is that each one homeowners of Valve Index hardware obtain a replica of Half-Life: Alyx at no cost. This utilized not simply to the total Valve Index equipment, however even simply to individuals who solely purchased the Valve Index controllers to make use of with a unique headset.
Likewise, HTC partnered with Valve a number of instances for numerous promotional bundles that provided Alyx at no cost with the acquisition of a HTC Vive headset – the newest of which solely simply ended.
Taking these promotions into consideration, an honest chunk of these 2 million Half-Life: Alyx homeowners could possibly be from these provides, however it’s inconceivable to find out the breakdown of gross sales to promotional copies. Nonetheless, surpassing 2 million copies, no matter methodology, is a powerful feat for Valve’s first fully-fledged VR recreation.
Half-Life: Alyx launched in March, and stays among the finest releases of the 12 months. In the event you’re one of many few individuals who hasn’t performed the sport and continues to be on the fence, you should definitely take a look at our evaluate.
Half-Life: Alyx is out there on Steam for $59.99.
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