The fan-made VR mod for Half-Life 2 is now available

The Source VR Mod Team has released Half-Life 2 VR Mod Episode One for free on Steam, giving players the chance to experience a virtual reality adaptation of the classic first-person shooter. The mod offers support for all SteamVR headsets including Valve Index, Meta Quest 2 and HTC Vive and features a fully integrated radial menu, two-handed weapons and manual reloading. The VR Gravity Cannon is perhaps the mod’s biggest draw, allowing players to pick up and hurl objects and enemies using the Zero Point Energy Field manipulator.

The fan-made VR mod for Half-Life 2 is now available

Players assume the role of Gordon Freeman, return to City 17 and team up with Alyx Vance to take on the Combine. The mod requires players to own the original Half-Life 2 Episode One on their account, but it is not necessary to have the game installed in order to play the VR conversion. The mod also includes support for bHaptics vests, allowing players to feel immersion all over their body.

The fan-made VR mod for Half-Life 2 is now available

The community-made Half-Life 2 VR Mod Episode One follows directly on Valve’s Half-Life: Alyx, which was a huge hit. The mod extends the virtual reality adventures available for the classic FPS game and offers all the modern conveniences of virtual reality, such as:

The announcement trailer for the mod shows just how much fun the VR Gravity Cannon can be, collecting everything from barrels to Combine soldiers and hurling them through the environment. Sure to appeal to both fans of the original game and virtual reality enthusiasts, the mod offers a fresh take on a classic game that’s still captivating gamers over a decade after it was first released.


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