Oculus and HTC Both Slashed VR Prices, Didn’t See Same Benefits

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HTC and Oculus both slashed prices this past summer, but the benefits don’t seem to have helped them equally. All of this is playing out at a time when VR is being scrutinized to see how much momentum it’s actually built and whether it’ll impact the future of PC gaming in a meaningful way.

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HTC surges past Oculus, promises to ship all Vive orders within 72 hours

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HTC announced today that it will ship all Vive headsets within three days while Oculus own ship-dates are still stuck in the August timeframe. That’s a significant coup for HTC, even if its hardware is more expensive.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/229734-htc-surges-past-oculus-promises-to-ship-all-vive-orders-within-72-hours

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HTC Vive VR: $800, shipping in April, and another risky bet for gamers

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HTC announced the price tag and features of its new Vive, with plans to ship the devices in April. We still recommend planning to wait and see how the upcoming VR solutions compare against each other before pre-ordering any of them, though.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/223355-htc-vive-vr-800-shipping-in-april-and-another-risky-bet-for-gamers

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