The Vive lineup of virtual reality headsets from HTC is soon expanding to include two more devices. The company today unveiled the Vive Pro 2 and Vive Focus 3 headsets, both featuring 5K screens.
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HTC announced today that pre-orders are now open for the recently unveiled Vive Cosmos Elite virtual reality headset. The device will start shipping on March 18 for $899 with a tracking faceplate.
HTC has announced that its Vive Cosmos virtual reality headset for PCs will be launching next month for $699. The Cosmos touts a new LCD display, new controllers, inside-out tracking, and more.
Tetris Effect is shedding its PlayStation 4 exclusivity and coming to PC next week, however, now it will be exclusive to the Epic Games Store. The hit game went on to win multiple awards last year.
A virtual reality sequel to the 1993 classic Groundhog Day is being developed by Tequila Works. The game will have players take the role of Phil Connors Jr, who's also stuck in a loop like his father.
Nearly eight months after it was originally shown off at CES 2018, the wireless adapter for Vive and Vive Pro VR headsets will become available for pre-order next month but it won't be cheap.
HTC has announced that the Viveport Subscription program it launched last year will be getting a price increase in March. Existing customers will get to keep the original price until end of this year.
HTC already has one of the best VR headsets available at the moment, but that isn't stopping it from raising the stakes a bit. A new tease makes it look like the unit will get upgraded resolution.
Facebook today launched Spaces for the HTC Vive, making its social virtual reality app cross-platform. The company says that support for more virtual reality platforms is on the way.
Anyone purchasing a new HTC Vive will now receive a free pre-order of Fallout 4 VR. The promotion will last until December 31, with the Bethesda title scheduled for launch on December 12.
This week, we are revisiting at L.A. Noire, published in 2011 by Rockstar Games. The title offered an intriguing story and amazing facial animations, which surpass even those available today.
A new developer build of Opera comes with a 360-degree video player which works with many leading VR headsets such as Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Google Cardboard isn't supported yet.
LG's SteamVR which was showcased earlier this year at the GDC has been spotted at the Korean Virtual Reality Festival. However, a word on pricing or details of when it may launch remain unknown.
Intel will reportedly end sales of WiGig components for Broadwell and Skylake systems, though they will still be available for Kaby Lake. The company will refocus its WiGig efforts elsewhere.
Following its success on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in 2011, Rockstar Games announced that the critically acclaimed action-adventure game will be making its way to the latest generation of consoles.
HTC has announced a price reduction for its premium virtual reality headset. The Vive will now be available at $599, bringing a permanent $200 price cut to the room-scale-capable VR headset.
A university based start-up company called Neurable is developing a virtual reality video game that also uses a brain-computer interface allowing players to play the game using only their thoughts.
While VR slowly picks up with consumers, many outlets are starting to utilize the technology for recreational fun. A facility called VR Zone has opened, giving visitors a truly unique experience.
As part of its 'Summer of Rift' promotion, Oculus has slashed the price of its Rift VR headset to historic lows which might signal something ominous or could indicate an announcement in the future.
Google has released Blocks, a VR app that lets you create and share colorful blocky objects without any prior modeling experience, and is available for free on the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive headsets.
It appears that HTC's Deluxe Audio Strap for the Vive is having some issues in regards to its quality. The strap is apparently dissolving when exposed to moisture which occurs during general use.
Valve has announced an update to its SteamVR Tracking technology, improving its base stations. SteamVR Tracking 2.0 supports more than two base stations and promises to be cheaper, quieter and more.
Mozilla will implement the WebVR standard in Firefox 55 which is expected to be released on the stable channel on August 8th. HTC VIVE and Oculus Rift will be compatible with Mozilla's implementation.
The new Star Trek: Bridge Crew virtual reality game is now available on the PC and PlayStation 4. The game includes an array of missions, and even cross-play between the two platforms.
Google is adding new talent to its VR team. Logan Olson, creator of the SoundStage music tool, is joining the company. Google says it will build on Olson's ideas for new and existing products.
The VR experience that let you be the Caped Crusader himself is soon coming to PC as Batman Arkham: VR launches for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift VR headsets later this month on April 25.
A Samsung exec has revealed that the company is working on its own high-end standalone VR headset to take on the likes of Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, however, there is no launch date in sight for now.
Holding true to its word, Valve has unleashed the first developer release of SteamVR for Linux with limited support for Nvidia and AMD graphics hardware in conjunction with the HTC Vive VR headset.
According to company officials, the follow-up to the HTC VIve will be geared towards a more mobile VR experience. The forthcoming device is expected to be launched by the end of the year.
Ubisoft has delayed the launch of VR game Star Trek: Bridge Crew for a second time - but it may well be worth the wait for Trekkies, as the original USS Enterprise bridge has now been added.
A Computer Science student at Rochester Institute of Technology has created what he calls a shared reality. This is the combination of Microsoft HoloLens' mixed reality and HTC Vive's virtual reality.
There have been a lot of great deals on VR headsets, but if you weren't keen on purchasing your HTC Vive from Microsoft - both HTC and Amazon currently have the VR headset on sale for $100 off.
Microsoft has cut the price of the HTC Vive virtual reality headset by $100, and to sweeten the deal further, it's also offering a free $100 gift code to use on future purchases from its store.
Today, Microsoft is giving a free $100 gift code with purchases of select virtual reality headsets. In-store buyers can also get the "lowest price of the year" on the Fitbit Charge HR wearable device.
Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals this year include big Surface discounts, an unlocked Lumia 650 for $79, up to 50% off Xbox One games, up to $1,000 off gaming PCs, Office 365 savings, and more.
The HTC Vive is being discounted in a number of deals today, but the best one yet comes from Microsoft. The company is selling the headset with a discount of $100, with a further $140 in savings.
"With Earth VR," Google says, "you can fly over a city, stand at the top of the highest peaks, and even soar into space". It's available as a free download today, albeit with limited availability.
Forget your Rifts and Vives; Microsoft Research wants to bring that kind of high-quality virtual reality to your mobile phone. A new algorithm developed by the team can do just that and mask latency.
HP and HTC announced a new VR-ready PC bundle featuring the HP ENVY 750 and the HTC Vive. The package will launch at a discounted price of $1,499 and comes with two free VR experiences.
Ubisoft says that 'Star Trek: Bridge Crew' will be released on November 29, putting players in command of the brand new Federation starship Aegis on the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR.