Smartphone maker HTC has reduced the price of HTC Vive virtual reality (VR) platform by Rs 16,000 making it more affordable for Indian market. Vive will now be available for Rs 76,990 with a free trial to VR app store, said company.
“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, Chairperson HTC, in a statement.
HTC Vive offers room-scale VR and comes with two base stations for accurate tracking, two motion controllers for immersive VR experiences. HTC Vive maintains a 60 per cent share of access to the Steam gaming platform for high-end VR headsets. Over the past year, Vive has maintained its lead by more than 20 per cent.