Vive Studios Launches “Ready Player One” VR Experience Smash; Ready Player One: OASIS beta Now Available on Steam

As the gateway to multiple worlds and VR experiences, Ready Player One fans have been able to launch all their VR explorations through Ready Player One: OASIS beta, the #1 app on Viveport and now launching on Steam. As an ever-expanding universe, we are happy to announce the launch of 2 Bears Studio’s Smash to the OASIS beta, in addition

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Bridging The Gap Between Virtual and Reality with HTC VIVE – Guest Blog from CXC Simulations

This is guest post from the President of CXC Simulations, Chris Considine. We designed the CXC Simulations Motion Pro II to accurately replicate the sensation of being on a race track. Everything including the chassis, proprietary motion control system and visual solutions have been integrated in such a way to make the user feel like they are sitting in the cockpit

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Free Vive Day Wallpapers and Posters

As we continue to celebrate VIVE Day, a day where we celebrate the second anniversary of Vive’s launch, we wanted to offer you the opportunity to fit out your desktops and laptop screens with a variety of VIVE inspired wallpapers and posters. Below is a selection of creative pieces we are offering, drawing inspiration from VIVE & Driftwood, our Steam

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Should you buy Vive Pro? See what the critics had to say.

Starting this week, Vive Pro is available for purchase across Vive retailers and on Vive.com. VIVE Pro is the most immersive and fully featured virtual reality system experience. You can check out the enhancements and features here. But the real question is, should you buy it? Don’t just take our word for it, check out what the reviewers are saying:

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VIVE Day 2018 – New Vive Pro Starter Kit Bundle & Free Viveport Titles Galore

As we head to our annual celebration of VIVE Day and the HTC Vive Pro’s official launch we couldn’t be more excited about where VR is headed. April 5th marks the two-year anniversary of the HTC Vive’s launch. Great content is exploding across Viveport and Steam. VR Arcades are popping up all over the country. Business and enterprise are investing

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VIVE X Showcases 25 VR/AR Startups During Demo Days in Taipei, Shenzhen and San Francisco

HTC’s $100M VR/AR Accelerator Program Announces New London Location for European Startups; Opens Submissions for New Candidates     VIVE X, HTC VIVE™’s $100 million global VR/AR accelerator program, showcased 25 startups from the accelorator’s most recent portfolio during three separate Demo Days in San Francisco, Shenzhen and Taipei. The event offered an opportunity for the companies to exhibit their new innovations in virtual

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Vive Studios’ “Ready Player One” VR Experiences Now Available on Viveport

By Joel Breton – GM of Vive Studios Today, Ready Player One fans will finally be able to step into a universe inspired by the film, in theaters March 29, as Vive Studios launches three highly anticipated RPO experiences on Viveport. By logging into the OASIS beta, players will have access to an ever-expanding universe to explore using their custom Gunter

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Viveport Announces VDA2 Winners

Viveport tonight announced the winners of this year’s Viveport Developer Awards at an event in San Francisco. With over 250 applications, this year’s pool was highly competitive and showcases the strides VR content has made in just the past year. The global VR app store is thrilled to recognize the outstanding content delivered by all applicants and to bring these

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HTC Vive Announces Price of Vive Pro HMD at $799, Pre-orders Start Today; Price of Vive Reduced to $499

HTC Vive PRO HMD will ship on April 5th and come with six-month Viveport Subscription  HTC Vive™ today announced that the HTC Vive Pro™ Head Mounted Display (HMD) will be available for $799 with global pre-orders starting now. The company also announced a $100 price reduction for the current Vive full kit, bringing it down to $499 across the globe. All Vive Pro HMDs purchased by June 3rd, which will begin shipping on April 5th, will

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Vive Partners at SXSW 2018

As South by Southwest starts ramping up to celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries, we wanted to highlight our partners who will be onsite with some awesome VR activations. If you’re heading to SXSW and looking to try out some great content on Vive, make sure to check out these three activations:     Funny or

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