Half-Life Alyx No VR mod gives PC gamers what they want
A mod that further enhances the experience of this incredible Valve game
Half-Life: Alyx is one of the best virtual reality games out there and a key piece to understanding the story of Alyx Vance between Half-Life and Half-Life 2. However, not everyone has access to a VR headset. Are you one of them? Would you like to play Half-Life: Alyx without VR? Well, now is the perfect time for you!
Thanks to the work of a group of modders, it is now possible to enjoy this amazing Valve game without VR glasses. Just with your keyboard and mouse, you can enjoy the entire campaign as if it were a common PC game.
Finally, the day has arrived!
We can’t deny that VR glasses are still a bit expensive. Besides, having to spend more than $150 after spending $1000 on a good PC is not what everyone would like. But, to live great adventures like the one Valve delivers us in Half-Life: Alyx, they are necessary. Or well, not really anymore, and all of this is thanks to the Half-Life Alyx NoVR mod!
This mod, which has been in development for months, allows you to play the entire Half-Life: Alyx campaign without VR, adapting the controls, interfaces, animations, and interactions to the classic FPS style. It also opens up the possibility to play the game on Steam Deck. Something unthinkable to be possible due to the limitations of the console. Or even worse, it does not have the possibility of using VR glasses.
The Half-Life Alyx NoVR mod can be downloaded for free from its ModDB profile, where you’ll also find instructions for installing and configuring it. The mod is in early access, which means that it still has some bugs and aspects to improve. But, you can already complete the game from start to finish without problems.
The creators of the mod have published a video on YouTube where they show the gameplay of the game without VR, and the truth is that it looks very good. The mod respects the original design of the game but adds some options to facilitate the gameplay with a keyboard and mouse. If you are a Half-Life fan and want to try a different way to play Half-Life: Alyx, we recommend you give this mod a try. You will be surprised how well the game adapts!