HTC today announced the launch of their virtual reality system, HTC VIVE in India. Vive will be available exclusively on Amazon.in for pre-order from April 22nd, 2017 and also the site vive.com/in will go live by 25 April 2017. Vive will soon be available for an in-store experience across select locations in India. These select locations will be equipped with an interactive Vive demonstration station, fully open to the public for individual sessions to experience a variety of virtual reality content supported by the platform.
The Vive VR system is priced at INR 92,990, that includes VR solution, wireless VR controllers, room scale movement, and Head Mounted Display featuring a built-in camera. The VR system comes with two fully-fledged VR experiences:
- Everest VR: Experience what it feels like to climb Mount Everest through a sequence of immersive first person locations as you strive to reach the top of the world. Incomparable visual fidelity combined with player agency in a VR journey that feels both real and emotionally stunning
- Richie’s Plank Experience: Are you afraid of heights? Take an elevator to our plank that sits 80 stories high above the ground, then dare to walk to the end! An experience made for first-time VR users. Plus, customize the settings to add a physical plank to your playing space.
Vive delivers realism and immersion, with support for more than hundreds of VR apps that let people experience content like never before. Vive owners can access a great variety of content at Viveport, Viveport is HTC’s global app store dedicated to the global app store for virtual reality, democratizing access to the most diverse selection of VR apps and content across education, design, art, social, video, music, sports, health, fashion, travel, news, shopping, creativity tools and more.
Mr. Faisal Siddiqui, President-South Asia, HTC commented: “We are delighted to launch Vive in India. Vive has totally transformed the way we interact with the world, bringing ultimate mainstream experience to the consumer. Now consumers and developers can experience immersive virtual reality in a way that reshapes human imagination beyond boundaries.”
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