HTC Vive Holiday Gift Guide: Accessories, Games, And More For HTC Headsets

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The HTC Vive is one of the most popular and enduring lines of PC VR headsets. Whether you’re talking about the original HTC Vive or the newer Vive Cosmos, there are a bunch of different games and accessories you can use with the Vive system. HTC Vive PC VR System Specs.

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The Top 5 Games For HTC Vive

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It was a hard decision, but you’ve decided to go with the HTC Vive as your first ‘serious’ VR headset, a room-scale device that released early 2016 as a result of a decisive collaboration with Valve. The post The Top 5 Games For HTC Vive appeared first on Road to VR.

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The 5 Best Free Games on HTC Vive

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Steam is chocked full of free games that support HTC Vive, but it may be difficult with all that choice to know exactly which games to start out with, especially if that shiny new HTC Vive or HTC Vive Pro blew out your remaining games budget.

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The 25 Best HTC Vive Games: Day #1

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From the stunning precision of SteamVR tracking to the frankly ludicrous amount of games to play, the HTC Vive and its bigger brother, the Vive Pro, are arguably the best place to experience high-end VR gaming today.

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Viveport President Rikard Steiber Departs HTC

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Rikard Steiber, Viveport President and Senior VP of Virtual Reality, is departing HTC at the end of the year. Having joined the company in February 2016, Steiber oversaw the launch of Viveport in over 60 markets, HTC’s digital distribution platform for VR games and experiences.

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7invensun Announces $150 Eye-tracking Module Supporting All HTC Headsets

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However, as an official product partner with HTC, 7invensun says that Droolon F1 will also be compatible with the original Vive, Vive Pro, Vive Focus, and Vive Focus Plus. Image courtesy HTC.

Two Ways to Play Non-VR Games With the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive

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Games that are specifically developed for VR are always going to look and play the best in a VR headset, but let’s face it, most of us probably have huge libraries of traditional games, and you may be wondering “Can I play regular games on the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive?”—the

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The Best HTC Vive Deals for Black Friday 2019

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We’re keeping an eye on the best HTC Vive Black Friday 2019 deals, including the Vive Cosmos, Vive Pro, and original Vive. The Best HTC Vive Black Friday 2019 Deals. Image courtesy HTC. HTC is offering discounts on all Vive Pro packages. HTC Vive Price Baseline.

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Kid Friendly VR Games For HTC VIVE

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We’ve even see you create VR workout routines out of games to help you lose some extra pounds — fantastic. But one question we see more frequently and expect more of as we get closer to the holidays in a couple months is recommendations for kid friendly VIVE games. Gaming Experiences.

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HTC Vive Cosmos Supports Optical Finger Tracking

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The HTC Vive Cosmos will support the same finger tracking SDK as Vive and Vive Pro, as shown in a video posted to Twitter by HTC Vive’s China President. HTC released finger tracking for Vive and Vive Pro back in March.

HTC Now Says Vive Cosmos Controller Batteries Should Last 4 To 8 Hours

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HTC addressed some common user and reviewer concerns relating to the newly-launched Vive Cosmos in a new blog post. HTC claims in its blog post that batteries in the controllers should last somewhat longer than that.

Best HTC Vive Games of E3 2017

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As expected Valve did not make an appearance at E3 2017 and the world is left wondering where their “killer app” is and what those three made-for-VR games could be. Instead, this year’s E3 was a bit light for Valve, HTC, and the Vive in general.

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HTC Launches ‘Vive Studios’ for First-party VR Game Development and Publishing

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HTC today announced that they’ve spun up an internal development and publishing group called Vive Studios. Mirroring Oculus’ own ‘Oculus Studios’ effort, HTC has formed an internal VR game studio and publishing group called Vive Studios.

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Facebook Acquires ‘Beat Saber’ Studio Beat Games

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Facebook today announced it has acquired Beat Games, the studio behind the hit VR rhythm game Beat Saber (2018). Beat Games is joining Oculus Studios as an independently operated team based out of Prague.

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HTC Vive Now Shipping With a New VR Game Bundle

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The free three-game bundle that comes with the purchase of an HTC Vive is now featuring two new titles. HTC today debuted a new game bundle for new purchases of the Vive. The bundle represents $80 in VR games.

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HTC Vive Pro Headset Permanently Reduced to $600

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HTC Vive Pro launched in April 2018 with a few key improvements over the company’s original 2016 HTC Vive headset, although its launch was marred somewhat by its steep retail price of $800 for the headset alone. Image courtesy HTC.

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HTC Vive Launch Window Game List

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GDC is in full swing, and the usual list of game developers, hardware and general gaming geeks all congregate in San Francisco. Oculus yesterday announced their list of 30 games that will be available on Day 1 , March 28. The list includes a total of 38 games.

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HTC and Gaming Giant IGT Partner on VR Tournament Platform for Casinos

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HTC is expanding its out-of-home VR entertainment reach with a new deal with gaming giant IGT that will see its Vive hardware and software power a new competitive VR initiative where players compete for real money stakes.

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HTC Partners to Stream VR Games to Vive in China, Cutting VR-Ready PCs Out of the Equation

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Oculus and HTC have already reduced the prices of their respective headsets, with the Oculus Rift now selling for $500 and HTC Vive for $600. This comes as a part of a larger trend by HTC to make Vive usership less financially daunting.

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Road to VR’s 2019 Game of the Year Awards

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Now, a little under four years since the big names in hardware released their first generation consumer headsets, we live in a time when a number of VR games have actually approached the best that any gaming platform has to offer. Developer : Sanzaru Games.

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HTC Boss Claims Rockstar Games ‘Not Done’ With VR

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Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption 2 developer Rockstar Games isn’t yet finished with VR, according to HTC. Any part of the game that didn’t work, they cut from the VR experience so things that ended up in those seven cases that are in the VR version, those were very very selectively chosen. ” HTC worked with Rockstar to launch L.A. Noire first on HTC Vive before it came to Oculus Rift last year.

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How To Play Stormland On Valve Index Or HTC Vive

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The game would show on the monitor, but not in the VR headset. Sometimes Revive needs a specific patch to support the latest Oculus games. You can enjoy Insomniac’s game, which we gave 4 out of 5 stars in our review , on your headset of course.

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The Best HTC Vive Deal for Black Friday 2018

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Holiday shopping season is here and we’re keeping an eye on the best HTC Vive Black Friday 2018 deals. HTC Vive Deal Baseline. The Best HTC Vive 2018 Deal. HTC also isn’t offering any Black Friday deal on the Vive Pro Starter Kit.

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HTC Launches Viveport PC Streaming for Vive Focus Plus

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HTC today announced that it’s released support for 5Ghz WiFi streaming for Vive Focus Plus, as well as all 6DOF standalone headsets supporting the Vive Wave platform. The post HTC Launches Viveport PC Streaming for Vive Focus Plus appeared first on Road to VR.

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HTC Teases Cloud-Based VR With New 5G Hub

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With the 2019 Mobile World Congress currently underway in Barcelona, Spain, HTC has been busying themselves with a slew of exciting announcements and demonstrations ranging from a smartphone aimed at cryptocurrency fanatics, to their HTC Vive Focus Plus VR headset. with HTC Sense.

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Developers Are Now Receiving HTC Vive Pro

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Ostensibly the first batch of Vive Pro, HTC’s upcoming prosumer VR headset, is now landing on the doorsteps of developers. It’ll be interesting to see what developers make of the new prosumer-focused headset, and whether any new game design conventions come from it.

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Editorial: For A Shot At Survival HTC Vive May Have To Leave Consumers Behind

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But, unless something radical happens in the near future, the VR market might soon claim its biggest victim yet – HTC Vive. Judging by early Steam VR Hardware Survey figures, it may have even given HTC an early upper hand in the first round of sales wars.

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HTC Files for ‘Vive Cosmos’ VR Headset Trademark

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With middling smartphone sales and a loss of a major portion of its smartphone IP and engineering team to Google last year, HTC appears to be full steam ahead with VR headsets as of late. SEE ALSO HTC Announces 6DOF Controller Tracking Dev Kit for Vive Focus.

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HTC Now Accepting Applications for Its Fifth Vive X Accelerator

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HTC has now opened applications to its latest Vive X accelerator, the company’s $100 million program which aims to help grow the global AR/VR ecosystem by providing both software and hardware developers the right tools, expertise, and investment.

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The 25 Best Steam VR Games And Experiences On Index And Vive

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Sony and Facebook may have their own stores for their respective headsets, but if you’re looking to get into virtual reality games on PC, you’ll want to check our list of the best Steam VR games. That means most PC VR headsets can run most Steam VR games.

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HTC Introduces Wireless VR Streaming To Its Viveport Platform

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with annual billing, VIVEPORT Infinity offers subscribers access to 2,000 VR games and apps; 800 of which will be available to stream wirelessly over a 5Ghz Wi-Fi network. Image Credit: HTC. Image Credit: HTC. Image Credit: HTC. Featured Image Credit: HTC.

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HTC Launches Flagship Vive Store In China

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Located at the Consumer Electronics Exchange/Exhibition Center in the modern metropolis of Shenzhen, the store appears to be a one-stop-shop for everything HTC Vive. Alvin Wang, President of HTC Vive China, recently shared several photos of the flagship location via his Twitter account.

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HTC launches “Viveport Streaming” to give wireless streaming to Wave standalone headsets

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Some months ago, HTC announced “Viveport Streaming” , a solution to wirelessly stream PC VR games to Vive Wave standalone headsets. Today, this solution gets finally launched, giving all Vive Focus Plus owners the possibility to play PC VR games via Wi-Fi.

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‘Rick and Morty’ VR Game is Releasing on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive April 20th

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Coming to HTC Vive and Oculus Rift headsets on Steam and Oculus Home, you can take part in the dimension-hopping adventure starting Thursday, April 20th for for $29.99. ” In the game, you take control of a Morty clone, ostensibly created for the sole purpose of doing chores for Rick.

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HTC Vive Cosmos Launching Q3, Will Have Full SteamVR Compatibility

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HTC’s Vive Cosmos VR headset will launch in Q3 of this year. HTC’s getting started guide explains that the headset uses the OpenVR SDK, so it should support existing Vive and Vive Pro content. HTC’s PC VR Headsets. HTC Is Back In The Consumer Space.

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New HTC Vive Releases For The Week Of 09/18/16

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HTC Vive Cosmos Faceplate Update Brings Tracking Cameras To 6

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On HTC’s Facebook page today the company showed a new faceplate for the upcoming Vive Cosmos. Vive Cosmos is HTC’s next consumer focused PC VR headset. It was first announced at CES 2019 in January, but HTC still hasn’t given details on specifications or pricing.

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