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HTC Vive Virtual Reality System

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  • VIVE VIDEO - An immersive, cinematic VR video player for standard, 3D, 180 and 360 degree videos. Available free on VIVEPORT and Steam.
  • FLEXIBLE PLAY AREA - Use VIVE seated, standing or in a space up to 11'5" x 11'5". SteamVR Tracking provides the most ideal experience possible, so play the way that works for you.
  • VIVEPORT INFINITY – Get 2 months of unlimited VR play of 700+ games & apps. Code included in box.
  • POWERED BY STEAM VR - Enjoy over 1500 games for SteamVR, plus everything you love about Steam, including new releases, automatic game updates and millions of your closest friends.
  • FULLY IMMERSIVE - Realistic movement and actions from precise, 360-degree controller and headset tracking with realistic graphics, directional audio and HD haptic feedback in the virtual world.
  • PLAY SAFER - The Chaperone system warns you when you reach the boundaries of your play area and the headset's front-facing camera gives you a glimpse of the real-world when you need it.


  • ⊕ Sturdy hardware.
  • ⊕ Beautiful OLED display.
  • ⊕ Six degrees of freedom.
  • ⊕ Demo games are enjoyable.
  • ⊕ Best overall VR experience.


  • ⊖ Expensive.
  • ⊖ Still expensive.
  • ⊖ Unwieldy controllers.
  • ⊖ Requires a high-end GPU.
  • ⊖ Software has growing pains.


  • Platform: PC.