18 thoughts on “HTC Vive offers new hardware options this year | GDC 2017

  • March 7, 2017 at 5:56 am

    So damn hyped for VR in 2017 and moving forward.

  • March 7, 2017 at 11:04 am

    The strap won't come out in may. It will be available for preorder then, and will ship in june.

  • March 7, 2017 at 2:38 pm

    If the Vive is falling forward when you look down with the current strap, you have the straps adjusted wrong.

  • March 9, 2017 at 2:19 pm

    Whole point of a peripheral gun is to have a stock to steady aim… This one missed the memo.

  • March 10, 2017 at 2:14 pm

    i wish there was more htc was doing to push content , rather than more hardware. if you say its up to valve than your product is going to be pushed to the side by systems that have content for the consumer. hardware is expensive and caters to devs more than us. its almost pointless to make hardware advancements with nothing to test them on lol. and the straps are uncomfortable, it takes quite a while to find the best fit, and that's just great for sharing your vive with friends. there is a long list of things that need work here. but at least it moving forward.

  • March 12, 2017 at 2:52 am

    I am shocked VR is not catching on! Many of my friends still play 2D console games! I havent stop playing Arizona Sunshine, VR sports, Poolnation VR, Robo Recall, etc. Since I received my touch controllers.I must have finished Arizona sunshine 20 times. The games are SO DAMN IMMERSIVE!!!

  • March 22, 2017 at 11:18 pm

    Fun. FYI, Rigid frames are NOT friendly to people who use eyeglasses! If you have glasses, do NOT consider a rigid frame.

    I have both the oculus and HTC vive. The oculus I've all but packed up again because to put it on, I have to take my eye glasses off, put them in the rift, put the rift on and then adjust… with the vive? Put face piece on, pull straps over head, adjust. nice and simple.I will not be buying the strap for the HTC, that is for sure.

  • March 24, 2017 at 5:47 pm

    Good idea, make a controller gun, that way when you answer the door wearing all this and its a COP and shoots you. And if you think this can not happen then you'd be sadly mistaken. This will end up on the new one day just watch. But hey that's the price for Innovation right?

  • March 25, 2017 at 5:49 am

    vr is poinyless for anything beside simulation. Who could be arsed to game with headsets for more than an hour.

  • March 25, 2017 at 8:07 pm

    100 dollars for a strap. One hundred dollars for a strap…

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