Valve returned to its most legendary franchise in style with Half-Life Alyx, but you’ll need a VR headset to play. This page is designed to make choosing the best VR headset for Half-Life Alyx as simple as possible, giving you the information you need to find the headset that fits your needs, at a price you can afford.
Just looking at all of the options available can be daunting, especially if you’re a newcomer to VR, with eight SteamVR headsets that are officially compatible with Half-Life Alyx. Here are those eight options, not including first-gen VR headsets like the original HTC Vive and Oculus Rift CV1 that have disappeared from retail:
With different physical designs, screens, tracking solutions and price points, there’s plenty to discuss about each option. Thankfully, once you get to know a little about each of them you’ll quickly be able to narrow in on the right one for you. That makes choosing the best VR headset for Half-Life Alyx fairly straightforward – as long as you’re equipped with our recommendations.