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Half-Life: Alyx Announcement More Than Doubled Valve Index Sales

Half-Life: Alyx Announcement More Than Doubled Valve Index Sales - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 09 February 2020 / 1,907 Views

Valve in November announced the Half-Life virtual reality game, Half-Life: Alyx, will release in March 2020 for Windows PC via Steam

The announcement of the game helped to more than double the sales of the Valve Index VR headsets from quarter three of 2019 to quarter four with 103,000 sold, according to research firm SuperData. Valve Index sold more during the quarter than any other PC VR headset.

Valve Index would have sold more if it doesn't sold out worldwide.

The PlayStation VR was the best-selling VR headset in the fourth quarter of 2019 with 338,000 units sold, followed by Oculus Quest with 317,000 units sold. This was followed by Valve Index with 103,000 units sold, Oculus Go with 84,000 units sold, and Oculus Rift S with 71,000 units sold. 


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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2 Comments
DonFerrari (on 29 January 2020)

Well even though total sales are small that could be called a system seller by even before release doubling sales of the system.

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Azzanation (on 28 January 2020)

Hurry up and make Valve Index world wide.

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