HTC Vive VR system – price and launch details

HTC and Valve have revealed the consumer edition of the Vive VR system powered by SteamVR.

By - February 22, 2016 Share on LinkedIn
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HTC and Valve have revealed the consumer edition of the Vive VR system powered by SteamVR.

Pre-orders will open on 29 February, with deliveries set to start taking place in April.

“Vive will be delivered as a complete kit, allowing users to instantly jump into a fully immersive virtual environment using two wireless controllers, 360 degree tracking, and room scale movement sensors,” said HTC.

The Vive is priced at $799 (R12,300), and will ship with “two fully-fledged VR experiences” for a limited time.

These are:

  • Job Simulator – by Owlchemy Labs
  • Fantastic Contraption – by Northway Games and Radial Games

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