Pre HTC Vive order taking will begin in February 2016




HTC has a previous blog post slightly modified to inform the public that the pre-orders of the Vive VR headset since February 2016 are available. Why HTC this blog post completes three days later, with such relevant information is not clear.

The adaptation of the blog post leap include the eye of an editor of Upload VR, which also email confirmation received from HTC. Although the earliest date Vive is now established order, is still not known how much the HTC Vive, comprising a VR headset and a controller for each hand, will cost.

HTC introduced on Wednesday the release of his VR headset until April 2016. It is not known whether this is a worldwide release or not. Previously, the release would take place at the beginning of 2016. In August, the company said the release also from all. In the first months of 2016 HTC sends 7000 devkits of Vive to developers.

On December 18, HTC will organize a developer conference and is the second generation DevKit CES show in January. On several exchanges, including starting March 14 in Cologne, the Game Developers Conference and from February 22 in Barcelona Mobile World Congress, the VR headset will be available for demos. Tweakers himself in March, the HTC Vive may try and there is a preview made.

Of the biggest competitors of the HTC Vive, the Oculus Rift VR and PlayStation, is not yet known how much this will cost and when pre-orders open. Possibly one of the two VR headsets or first on the market; PlayStation VR comes in the first of 2016 and the Oculus Rift in the first quarter of 2016.


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