Tag Archives: HTC Vive

Valve shows off Dota 2’s VR spectator mode

To coincide with the launch of the HTC Vive, the first Steam VR device, Valve created multiple videos to show what the hardware can do, one of which gave a first look at spectating Dota 2 in virtual reality. The short clip, which can be seen in the tweet below, …

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You can try and pre-order HTC Vive in Harrods from today

HTC continues its push into the High Street with the announcement that its Vive VR headset will be sold in Harrods. As of today (Tuesday, April 5th), the department store will have hands-on demos, as well as the option to pre-order the new tech. This is the third High Street …

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Valve wants to lower GPU requirements for VR

The virtual reality market might be opening up to a wider audience than first believed. Both Steam’s HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift have named the Nvidia GTX 970 or AMD 290 as the recommended cards for VR on PC. However, neither has yet specified their minimum requirements. And with …

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HTC partners up with Currys PC World, Overclockers UK and Scan for Vive VR

Starting today (Thursday, March 17th), consumers can try and pre-order HTC’s Vive VR headset at a number of PC-focused brick and mortar stores. The tech giant will be bringing its virtual reality hardware to Currys PC World (Leeds Birstall, Reading and Tottenham Court Road locations), Overclockers UK (Newcastle-under-Lyme) and Scan …

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So which VR headset am I going to buy?

Following the confirmation of PlayStation VR’s launch details last night, we now have a pretty clear picture of what virtual reality has to offer punters this year. Which means for many people it’s decision time. But what am I going to opt for? The only way to find out is …

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PlayStation VR to launch in October for £349

Sony has delayed its PlayStation VR headset until October, and it will go on sale for 349. That’s significantly below the cost of Oculus Rift (500+) and the HTC Vive (700+). However, it is the same price as the PS4 was when it arrived in 2013 (350). PlayStation CEO Andrew …

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VR Wars: Which headset is best for devs?

The first wave of VR headsets isn’t even on shelves and yet developers are already spoilt for choice. Develop gets a grip on virtual reality’s many contenders with the help of Oculus VR’s Jason Rubin, Valve’s Chet Faliszek, PlayStation’s Simon Benson and Razer’s Jeevan Aurol

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15,000 HTC Vive headsets sold in ten minutes

HTC has revealed some very early sales data for its upcoming virtual reality headset the Vive. The company has said that it sold over 15,000 units in just the first ten minutes after pre-orders went live yesterday. At the US RRP of $800, that’s $12m of revenue – $1.2m per …

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