After an extended street, the builders of Lambda1, the Half-Life VR mod for Oculus Quest, simply issued its remaining main replace.
Model 1.four.three of the mod, which helps you to play all the recreation and its two expansions inside Fb’s standalone headset, primarily has high quality of life fixes. There’s one necessary one, although; once you’re not holding a weapon or flashlight, you’ll be capable of see a translucent hand mannequin.
Beforehand, initially of the sport earlier than you get your fingers on any objects, you wouldn’t be capable of see your controllers shifting via digital house. With this replace you’ll at the least get to see some fingers floating round, although they received’t have an effect within the wider world; you’ll nonetheless want to make use of the standard button presses to select up objects and many others.
Elsewhere, flashlights have been fastened to stop any lagging. There’s additionally a couple of management tweaks to make leaping and crouching just a little simpler.
Going ahead, the mod’s builders solely anticipate having to subject some minor patches for Lambda1. “This can permit us to focus on different initiatives and usually do another stuff too!” the developer wrote in a Reddit thread.
We’ll be excited to see what the crew does subsequent. In fact, they’ve timed the top of their work on Lambda1 fairly nicely; Half-Life: Alyx is due for launch on PC VR headsets on March 23. We’re fairly positive the Lambda1 crew has earned a sufficiently big break to play it for a bit.
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