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BMW uses low-cost VR (HTC Vive) to visualize high-end cars

An $800 virtual reality headset is expensive for consumers and gamers.It will pair the HTC Vive headset (virtual reality) with developmental styling bucks (physical reality) to speed through early design phases. read more

Oculus Berift: Day 1 pre-orders slip to early June, current orders shipping in August

The Oculus Rift is facing serious shipping issues: Day one preorder customers have been told their hardware may not ship until late May or the end of June.That’s the news reported by multiple individuals following a shipping update from Oculus on April 12. read more

Oculus Rift and HTC Vive Launches Handicapped by Shipping Delays

Likewise, the HTC Vive was scheduled for a blanket "April" release window, but it doesn't look like systems are heading out to consumers anytime soon.Just over a week ago, Oculus VR updated consumers with the status of their shipments, blaming the delay on a "component shortage". read more

People More Aware Of PlayStation VR Over Oculus Rift And HTC Vive

A recent survey conducted by Superdata suggests that people in North America are more aware about the PlayStation VR over the likes of HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.For those that are aware of VR devices, the PlayStation VR came out on top as 28 percent of those surveyed have heard of it. read more

Software hack makes Oculus Rift titles playable on HTC Vive

A new software utility on GitHub, dubbed Revive, aims to change that by offering a proof-of-concept compatibility layer between the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift.Unfortunately Oculus has implemented a Code Signing check on the Runtime DLLs, therefore the Revive DLLs cannot be used unless the application is patched. read more

HTC on Vive shipments: 'We should have been clearer'

Company representatives have offered some response to complaints of delayed shipments and error-prone payment processing, but now HTC has responded to WIRED on matters ranging from late shipments to payment problems.First, some potentially good news for customers still waiting on their orders, as "all pre-orders confirmed for April will be delivered by the end of April, as per our original commitment," an HTC spokesperson told WIRED. read more

Out of Ammo - DayZ Creator's New Game is a Vive Exclusive Strategy Shooter

Following the massive success of DayZ both as a mod and an early access title, the game’s original creator left Bohemia Interactive to form his own studio, RocketWerkz.This HTC Vive exclusive title will be released into Steam Early Access today, letting players try out the very interesting new take on the strategy and shooter genres. read more

HTC 10 brings new design, UltraPixel 2 and BoomSound Hi-Fi Edition

The HTC 10 is available to pre-order now at £569 direct from HTC.The HTC 10 mimics the One A9 with a home button with a built-in fingerprint scanner below the screen. read more

Oculus Rift may not hit UK retail stores until July -

Online pre-orders for the headset started shipping to UK customers yesterday, but according to GAME, the device isn't due to arrive in stores for another few months.It won't even be available until after the retail launch of rival VR headset HTC Vive in May, the retailer says, with PlayStation VR to follow up in October. read more

Vive order fulfilment is on track without delay, says HTC -

Customers "don't need to do a thing" and pre-orders "began shipping on April 5 as originally communicated," added the HTC Vive blog.That's not to say HTC is trying to brush known launch issues under the carpet. read more

DayZ creator's new VR game is out now for HTC Vive - Out of Ammo for PC News

Dean Hall's RocketWerkz has released its first game on Steam Early Access, Out of Ammo for the HTC Vive.Out of Ammo is described as "an intense virtual reality strategy game. read more