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Virtual reality check: Oculus, HTC and Sony’s verdict on the future and first year of VR

To say VR had an eventful first year would be an understatement. Not only do we have three major headsets on shelves, contributing to almost $1bn (£774m) worth of sales around the world, but we also have virtual reality films appearing at Sundance, VR surgical procedures, and HTC has even …

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HTC Vive Europe appoints new general manager

HTC Vive Europe has appointed former Disney executive Paul Brown as its new general manager. Brown will be based in HTC’s European HQ near London, and will now oversee Vive’s growing European business across its VR content, software and hardware ecosystem. Previously, Brown was general manager of Disney’s digital D2C …

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HTC gets £100 one day discount, game subscription service announced

If you’re in the market for an HTC Vive tomorrow will very much be the day to act. HTC has announced that to mark the one year anniversary of the virtual reality headset’s release, 100 will be shaved off the price of the Vive tomorrow (April 5th), bringing it down …

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HTC Vive announces second wave of Vive X companies

HTC Vive has announced the second wave of companies to join its global accelerator program, Vive X. Over 30 new companies will receive funding and support to help grow the VR and AR ecosystems even further, spanning businesses across San Francisco, Beijing, Shenzhen and Taipei. The Vive X program, which …

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Sony division is making an HTC Vive VR game

Here’s a surprise – an upcoming VR game from one of Sony’s experimental divisions is in development for HTC Vive. UploadVR reports that Sony’s Wow Factory, which is a set of projects from the company’s innovation labs, unveiled a title called Gold Rush VR at the SXSW festival. Innovation lab …

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Mod allows Vive owners to play Rift exclusive Robo Recall

Epic Games’ new Oculus Rift exclusive Robo Recall is now up and running on the HTC Vive thanks to a fan-made mod. Robo Recall was released for the Rift last week. It’s free to owners of the Rift’s new Touch controllers, or can be purchased by anyone else for 22.99. …

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HTC says it has no plans to cut Vive price

The HTC Vive will not be cutting its price to mirror the recent discount to Oculus Rift. Oculus this week announced some steep price cuts to its hardware. The Rift headset itself has been cut from $599 to $499, while the recently released Touch controllers have been halved in price …

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Oculus looks to bridge gap with Vive with big price cut

Oculus has announced the first major price cut for its Rift VR technology. The Rift headset itself has been cut from $599 to $499, while the recently released Touch controllers have been halved in price to $99 for the pair. This means that the Rift, two controllers and two camera …

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HTC Vive Tracker, Deluxe Audio Strap pricing and availability confirmed

HTC has announced pricing and availability information for its Vive Tracker and Vive Deluxe Audio Strap accessories it unveiled at CES. The Vive Tracker, which can track additional accessories in VR to make experiences more immersive, will be available for developer purchase on March 27th for 99.99, while general consumer …

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