HTC Vive Celebrates Its Upcoming One Year Anniversary With These Special Discounts
Hooray! April 5th marks HTC’s one year anniversary for their Vive VR headset. My, how time flies. And to celebrate this special occasion, HTC has announced some terrific discounts and specials.
Starting April 5th customers will be able to redeem a free copy of Vive Studios’ VR action game Arcade Saga and new customers will receive $100 off the Vive VR headset.
“We’re surprised every day by what our fans and developers have brought to VIVE in its first year,” said Daniel O’ Brien, GM US, HTC Vive. “We’re astounded by the impact that VR is making in the home and in the enterprise, and we want to celebrate Vive’s first birthday by giving a bit back to our fans and by introducing Vive to more people.”
HTC will finally be launching their Viveport Subscription on April 5th as well, which is the first-ever subscription model for a VR app store. This new feature will provide Vive users a brand new way to navigate through the VR app marketplace and discover new content for a fixed monthly price. And as a token of appreciation to Vive owners, HTC will be offering a free months trial for all new users.
Viveport subcriptions will start at $6.99 a month and you’ll be able to choose from any five titles in their library. You will have unlimited access to the apps they choose or you cans imply rotate out their selection every month. All apps in the subscription service are also available for sale, which will let users try an app before you decide to purchase it.
The subscription model for Viveport will also represent an additional revenue channel for developers as it creates a broader path for audience to purchase unfamiliar VR titles. When Viveport subscription becomes available on April 5th, you will find more than 50 titles available including TheBlu, Richie’s Plank Experience, Everest VR, Fantastic Contraption, Mars Odyssey and more.
“The marketplace for Vive apps has grown at a tremendous pace with more than 1,600 titles now available across different app stores and over 30 new apps launching daily,” said Rikard Steiber, President of Viveport at HTC Vive. “The rapid growth of the app market is a win for VR overall yet it can present discoverability challenges that affect both customers and content creators. Introducing a subscription model to VR is a natural evolution of where this market is going, and as film, music and TV have proven it’s becoming the preferred way customers want to explore and experience entertainment content.”
pre-register todayYou can with HTC for their Viveport subscription plan.