Half-Life: Alyx

Half-Life: Alyx Update 1.2 Now Available, Full Patch Notes Here

Today, Developer Valve Corporation has rolled out the newest Half-Life: Alyx update version 1.2 which brings new game features and minor game adjustments and balancing.

This is the second Half-Life: Alyx update and with its release, players should be expecting fewer game issues and glitches. You can check the full changelog of the new update below.

Half-Life: Alyx Update 1.2 Patch Notes


  • Added full-featured support for left / right hand for movement controls, independently of left / right hand for weapon controls.
    To use this: Select Left / Right hand in the in-game UI, and then select the desired Weapon / Off-Hand bindings in the SteamVR controller bindings UI.
  • Added an option to draw subtitles and captions to the spectator window only.
  • Clarified Height Adjust accessibility options, and set better defaults across various controllers.

Performance notes:

  • Improved discoverability of the Performance UI settings.
  • Added better detection of low-memory situations.


  • Fixed a UI issue where graphics settings would appear to drop from Medium to Low.
  • Fixed not being able to use Quick Back, Shift-Dash-Jump, and teleport feet rotation when Controller Turning was turned off.
  • Also fixed a case where loading a left-handed savegame from the Main Menu could cause the player to lose ammo.
  • Fixed savegames where the SMG was missing parts of its model.
  • Fixed a number of crashes.

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