The HTC Vive just received a major price cut. Effective immediately, HTC is reducing the price of the Vive to $599. New customers will also receive a free trial to HTC’s Viveport subscription allowing them to access up to five VR titles a month, as well as a variety of popular games including Everest VR, Richie’s Plank Experience, and Google’s Tiltbrush.
HTC Vive press announcement
“Our goal at Vive has always been to offer the best and most advanced VR system and drive mass market adoption for VR across the globe,” said Cher Wang, Chairwoman, HTC. “We’re continuing to deliver on that commitment with this new price for Vive, making VR more accessible to a broader audience and driving the entire VR industry forward. Vive’s game-changing technology, best-in-class content and unmatched global partners are fulfilling the promise of VR like never before. With highly anticipated titles, and the upcoming launch of Vive Tracker, there has never been a better time to embrace Vive, and enjoy the most immersive VR experience available.”
The Vive currently has more than 3600 titles across Steam and Viveport and was recently found to be the most popular headset for VR game development.