Half Life Alyx Update 1.2 – April 1st Patch Notes

Half Life Alyx Update 1.2 – April 1st Patch Notes

Valve Corporation developers released a new PC update for Half-Life Alyx today. Below you will find the complete patch notes for this update on April 1st.

The Half-Life Alyx Update 1.2 can now be downloaded. With today’s patch the controller options are improved and there are further adjustments and bug fixes.


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.

Written by: Carizma

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