Superhot VR is one of the best virtual reality games but there was a drawback. The game was exclusive to the Oculus Rift headset which meant that HTC Vive owners couldn’t play it, and the Vive is a very popular headset. The wait ends for them today as Superhot VR has finally been released for the HTC Vive via Steam.
HTC is best known for its Vive headset. It has proven to be one of the most popular virtual reality headsets on the market. The company was yet to launch a mobile-only VR headset and it has done that today. The new HTC VR headset called Link is meant for the company’s HTC U11 flagship smartphone. However, it has only been launched for one particular market right now.
If you’ve been meaning to pick up the HTC Vive virtual reality headset then you have a chance to do so for less than what the headset normally costs. HTC is celebrating the first anniversary of its VR headset by offering a one-day $100 discount on the Vive.
The Batman Arkham VR experience was launched for the PlayStation VR several months back and it has been available for Sony’s virtual reality headset exclusively ever since. PC owners who have a VR headset like the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive can now finally step into Batman’s shoes as the Batman Arkham VR experience is now going to be released for PC.
To commemorate the first anniversary of its first virtual reality headset called Vive, HTC has announced that it’s now going to offer a $7 subscription option for Viveport, the virtual reality content distribution platform that it launched in September last year. A Viveport subscription will enable Vive owners to access a world of virtual reality content including experiences and games without having to pay for such content individually.
The HTC Vive is currently one of the few virtual reality (VR) headsets available in the market at the moment, although admittedly it isn’t exactly cheap. This means that users looking to adopt the platform will have to spend quite a bit of money, especially if they are planning on purchasing in bulk and using it in group settings.
At the moment in order to control things inside VR with the HTC Vive involve the use of separate physical controllers. However given their design, it isn’t necessarily ideal because depending on what you are doing in the game, the shape and size of these controllers might not always be the best tool for the job.
HTC is finding it increasingly hard to compete in the global smartphone market. It has launched some great handsets over the past couple of years but nothing seems to have worked enough to turn its fortunes around. It has been bleeding money quarter after quarter with no end in sight. HTC shifted its focus to virtual reality a couple of years ago and that side of the business appears to […]
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.
HTC has already made a name for itself in the premium virtual reality headset market with the HTC Vive. There have been rumors that the company might be working on a mobile VR solution as well. According to a new report, HTC chief financial officer Chia-lin Chang has confirmed that the company is going to unveil a new mobile VR headset in the coming months. The headset will be compatible […]
According to a new report, Valve is developing three “full games” for virtual reality. This won’t be the company’s first foray into the VR segment, In case you don’t know, Valve is the co-creator of HTC’s Vive virtual reality headset. Valve founder and president Gabe Newell reportedly said at a media roundtable that “right now we’re building three VR games.”
Despite being the most expensive headset for virtual reality out there, at least compared to the Oculus Rift and Sony PlayStation VR, the HTC Vive appears to have been pretty well-received by those who have tried it, including ourselves which you can check out in our review. That being said given that it’s the first-generation, improvements can still be made.
HTC’s smartphones may not be making waves in the market but the company’s virtual reality headset continues to hold its own against rivals like the Oculus Rift. The HTC Vive headset is a proper high-end VR solution that requires a compatible PC to function. If you’ve been meaning to pick it up you will be happy to find out that the HTC Vive price has been discounted by $100 just […]
Out of all the dedicated virtual reality headsets out there, the HTC Vive is probably the most expensive of the bunch. On top of that, users are also required to own a PC that is powerful enough to support it, thus making it more expensive and harder to access for the general public, but in spite of that, it seems that the headset is doing pretty well.