Bought the new Wyze Video Doorbell v2 - Just to find out it doesn't work with v1 Chime

You’re looking in the wrong spot. Updates are given in the Wishlist threads, not random community threads. Here is the Wishlist request for this:

Wyze’s update to this request is that they will “Probably not” support integrating the VDBv2 with the VDB v1 chime. They indicate this by assigning it with a status of either: probably not, maybe later, or in progress. This is almost definitely not going to happen.