The Half-Life games are free on Steam for the next two months

Just in time for the release of Fifty percent-Lifestyle: Alyx in March, Valve is giving away copies of the authentic Fifty percent-Lifestyle games on Steam for the up coming two months. 

The listing of free of charge games up for grabs contains the authentic Fifty percent-Lifestyle, Fifty percent-Lifestyle 2 and both equally expansions – Fifty percent-Lifestyle 2: Episode A single and Fifty percent-Lifestyle 2: Episode Two. 

The only caveats right here are the simple fact that you need to obtain the games as a result of Steam – which, for most folks, isn’t a huge offer – and you only have two months to claim the games. After Fifty percent-Lifestyle: Alyx comes out in March, all the games will go back again to their authentic selling price.

Simply click the one-way links underneath to obtain the games for free of charge:

Vacation backwards (and forwards) in time with Gordon Freeman 

So, why is Valve getting so generous? Mainly to drum up desire for Fifty percent-Lifestyle: Alyx – its new VR video game established before the functions of Fifty percent-Lifestyle 2 and both equally Episodes.

“Half-Lifestyle: Alyx is established before the functions of Fifty percent-Lifestyle 2 and the episodes, but the games share characters and story aspects,” Valve mentioned in a news write-up. “The Fifty percent-Lifestyle: Alyx staff believes that the ideal way to delight in the new video game is to engage in as a result of the outdated types, especially Fifty percent-Lifestyle 2 and the episodes, so we want to make that as quick as doable.”

That mentioned, never glimpse a present horse in the mouth as they say. With the ideal mods, all these games really maintain up and are perfectly-value going through if you didn’t catch them the initial time all over in the early Aughts.

If you just want to engage in the most current video game in the series, Fifty percent-Lifestyle: Alyx is owing out in March and will be available for free of charge with each Valve Index VR headset.