At the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 last month, HTC announced a couple of new accessories for its Vive virtual reality headset. The company has confirmed the official price for the Vive Tracker and Vive Deluxe Audio Strap accessories at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. It has also revealed HTC Vive financing options that will be available to customers who are looking to pick up its virtual reality headset.
The company has confirmed that its Vive Tracker accessory which enables users to transform real-world objects into VR peripherals will be sold to developers starting March 27th for $99. A consumer version of this accessory is going to be released later this month.
HTC’s Vive Deluxe Audio Strap is going to be available for pre-order starting May 2nd for $99. This accessory features integrated headphones, an adjustable dial at the back and a tougher strap. HTC has said that after pre-orders are opened on March 2nd it’s going to start delivering the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap at some point in June.
HTC Vive customers in the United States who purchase the headset from Vive.com in North America will be eligible for new financing options which include 0 percent financing for six months for a total monthly cost of $128, 0 percent financing for 12 months with a total monthly payment of $66.58, and 7.99 percent financing for 24 months at a total monthly payment of $40.13. Tax and shipping will be added to all three options.