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HTC talks release dates, pricing for Vive peripherals, offers headset payment plan

HTC talks release dates, pricing for Vive peripherals, offers headset payment plan “Building an object that can be tracked alongside the Vive can be complex,” said Valve programmer Joe Ludwig.“But the Vive Tracker makes tracking objects in VR so simple that anyone can do it.

HTC Announces Vive Headset Payment Plan

HTC Announces Vive Headset Payment Plan Those gamers hesitating over the $799 price tag of the HTC Vive will now have some other options rather than a one-off payment for the virtual reality headset.“For $66 a month and no-interest financing for 12 months, users can purchase a Vive on Vive.

Newegg is giving away RX 480s with HTC Vive purchases

Newegg is giving away RX 480s with HTC Vive purchases Spending $800 on an HTC Vive virtual reality headset might seem like a lot, but deals like the one on offer at Newegg certainly help.The retailer is giving away a brand new Gigabyte Radeon RX 480 4GB graphics card with the headset, making it a better deal and upgrading your PC to a VR-ready level in the process.

A VR sensor is being developed to make sure you don’t step on your roaming pets

A VR sensor is being developed to make sure you don’t step on your roaming pets Anyone who has used a virtual reality headset in an environment with pets knows that it can be challenging to avoid accidentally kicking them or whacking them with motion controllers.One VR developer, Triangular Pixels, is trying to solve that problem by strapping HTC Vive sensors to cats.

Arsetto Corsa adds native Vive and OSVR support with OpenVR

Arsetto Corsa adds native Vive and OSVR support with OpenVR Racing simulator Arsetto Corsa can now be played on the HTC Vive and OSVR headsets.Utilizing the open-source OpenVR platform, it now offers native support for those two consumer-grade headsets, alongside the existing support for the Oculus Rift.

Quark VR releases video teaser for wireless HTC Vive kit

Quark VR releases video teaser for wireless HTC Vive kit The short clip shows the company’s co-founder and CEO, Krasi Nikolov, using the headset without being tethered to a computer.The company’s plans to offer a method of using the Vive headset without wires were first revealed in September 2016, when it was confirmed that Quark was collaborating with Valve.

HTC’s Vive Group Edition bundle comes with 10 headsets, but no controllers

HTC’s Vive Group Edition bundle comes with 10 headsets, but no controllers To try and fix that, HTC is looking to overcome that price hurdle, and for that reason it’s selling its Vive Group Edition bundle without controllers and with only two sensors.While this might sound like it strips out a lot of the fun and interactive potential of virtual reality, HTC doesn’t see it that way.

‘Batman: Arkham VR’ expands to HTC Vive, Oculus Rift later this month

‘Batman: Arkham VR’ expands to HTC Vive, Oculus Rift later this month You either die on PlayStation VR, or you live long enough to see your game come to other platforms.Luckily for prospective Batman: Arkham VR fans, they won’t have to wait much longer.

Batman: Arkham VR Not PS4 Exclusive Anymore

Batman: Arkham VR Not PS4 Exclusive Anymore Widely regarded as one of PlayStation VR’s strongest titles, Batman Arkham VR‘s PlayStation 4 exclusivity has long been known.With the limited number of titles being made for VR at this point in time, the longer the exclusivity the better for PlayStation VR.

TPCast wireless adapter for HTC Vive scheduled to ship by end of April

TPCast wireless adapter for HTC Vive scheduled to ship by end of April That is about to change, as HTC announced a partnership with TPCast to create a wireless adapter that cuts the cord and lets users move around without tripping over wires.Now, it appears that TPCast is set to release its solution by the end of April after a bit of a delay, Road to VR reports.

HTC Vive Sale Takes $100 Off VR Headset Price

HTC Vive Sale Takes $100 Off VR Headset Price The HTC Vive virtual reality headset is celebrating its one-year anniversary on April 5.To mark the occasion, HTC is dropping the price of the device by $100 from now until the end of Wednesday.

Binge on virtual reality with HTC Vive's 'Netflix for VR'

Binge on virtual reality with HTC Vive's 'Netflix for VR' 99 per month subscription, you can select five VR titles from a curated selection on Viveport, including stunning ocean simulator theBlu and NASA experience Apollo 11 VR.Once your subscription renews the next month, you can select new VR titles, or keep the ones you already have.

The HTC Vive isn’t on a diet but it lost weight since its pre-retail days

The HTC Vive isn’t on a diet but it lost weight since its pre-retail days Let’s get real here: The HTC Vive virtual reality headset isn’t exactly like wearing sunglasses.If anything, the HTC Vive could roughly have the same weight as a decent-sized ceramic bowl.

Fallout 4 VR Will Change the Industry, Says AMD VP

Fallout 4 VR Will Change the Industry, Says AMD VP This follows recent comments made by Bethesda heads that suggested that the virtual reality title will “blow minds” and will be the “craziest” thing that fans have ever seen.Speaking during VR World Congress, Taylor said that Fallout 4 VR will be a “ground-breaking VR title” that will “change the way we think about VR.

New HTC Vives have redesigned Lighthouse stations and packaging

New HTC Vives have redesigned Lighthouse stations and packaging The Lighthouse base stations of the Vive have changed a lot throughout its pre-release development and now since release.RoadToVR has it that instead of the 15-LED array that earlier releases had, the new base stations come with just nine in a rigid three by three grid.

HTC unveils bundle pairing the Vive headset with an Nvidia GTX 1070

HTC unveils bundle pairing the Vive headset with an Nvidia GTX 1070 The company will bundle the headset with other hardware, offering financing options to allow the package to be paid off on a monthly basis.Users who simply need to upgrade their current rig will be able to purchase an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition graphics card alongside a Vive headset for $1,000.

‘Superhot VR’ developer says game is coming to the HTC Vive ‘soon’

‘Superhot VR’ developer says game is coming to the HTC Vive ‘soon’ The team behind the bullet-riddled and time-bending first-person virtual reality shooter Superhot VR has announced that the game is coming to the other major PC VR headset, the HTC Vive.Originally released on Windows PC and Xbox One as a traditional mouse-and-keyboard, 2D shooter in early 2016, Superhot’s Oculus Rift VR version debuted in December that same year.

HTC Vive owners can upgrade to a Deluxe Audio Strap starting in June

HTC Vive owners can upgrade to a Deluxe Audio Strap starting in June Improvements include a wheel for adjusting the fit, as well as extra padding for added comfort over long periods of use.Although we still consider the HTC Vive to be the better virtual reality headset, one advantage the Oculus Rift did have over the original Vive was that it shipped with a better audio solution.

HTC Vive Gets a $200 Eye-Tracking Upgrade

HTC Vive Gets a $200 Eye-Tracking Upgrade One of the first is an eye-tracking suite called aGlass, from Beijing-based startup, 7invensun.Foveated Rendering allows computers to focus only on what you’re actually looking at, which can yield some big gains.