HTC Vive is cheaper – HTC has lowered the price of the in-house VR glasses and designed this more customer-friendly. The measure aims to make the product more attractive and accessible to a broader target group.
HTC Vive will be cheaper
The VR-goggles HTC Vive, introduced in the spring, are now available at a lower price. As HTC announced, the price was adjusted downwards, the device should be made accessible to a broader target group. The UVP price of VR glasses was 899 euros.
From now on the HTC Vive is available for 699 euros UVP. The price is valid worldwide. In addition to the favorable price, HTC is offering all buyers a free test subscription for Viveport, with which five VR titles can be tested free of charge per month. Including Google’s Tilt Brush, Everest VR and Richie’s Plank Experience.
VR glasses should become more attractive
“Our goal at Vive has always been to provide the best and most advanced VR system and make it accessible to the mass market worldwide,” said Cher Wang, chairwoman of HTC. “The new award for Vive is proof of being able to make VR available to a broader audience and thus push the entire VR industry forward. The breakthrough Vive technology in combination with the best-in-class content and the global partnerships are our promise to provide a more realistic VR experience that has never before existed. With exciting new titles and the upcoming launch of the Vive Trackers, there is nothing to stop the enjoyment of an immersive VR experience. ”
The basic kit of the VR glasses contains two base stations for precise tracking, two motion controllers for immersive VR experiences as well as new and improved connection cables. A total of 3,600 titles are available via Steam and Viveport, others are in the starting holes. Including Fallout®4 and Doom®VFR.