It’s apparent that Half-Life: Alyx is a major moment for the Virtual Reality gaming space: A big gaming franchise making its coveted return to a platform yet to fully break into mainstream. However, the brand of Half-Life might outweigh the overall knowledge of the series itself. If this description fits your understanding of Half-Life, Valve has you covered: The entire series of Half-Life games will be free to play until Alyx’s release date in March.
From now until Half-Life: Alyx launches, visit the game page of each Half-Life game to install it and play as much as you want, right up until the day Half-Life: Alyx is released!
The following games are currently available to play for free:
By extension, the following add-on campaigns and classic multiplayer mods are available:
Half-Life: Alyx is set to release for Virtual Reality devices on Steam sometime in March, exact date not yet disclosed. Pre-orders are currently 10% off.