Valve's long-awaited in-house headset pushes VR technology forward at a premium price.
The HTC Vive was never an exclusive partner to Valve, but it certainly played a major role in early SteamVR adoption. The release of the Valve Index raises some questions about the future of this relationship, and Vive's next move is evident in free Viveport trial.
VR platform giving customers unlimited access for games and apps on Viveport. Eye-tracking also introduced with new Vive Pro Eye headset, and standalone unit called Vive Cosmos teased.
Facebook's Oculus Rift saw strong performance during the holiday season as Amazon sold out of units and Steam reported higher numbers in Rift users, but the numbers don't suggest a sustainable VR boom.
The HTC Vive Focus is launching worldwide, and the device may have an indirectly positive effect on gaming's VR developers, designers, and players.
Viveport President Rikard Steiber tells us why subscription is so important to VR and where the Vive business is headed. (Image: Digital TV Europe)
The VR subscription service is celebrating 5x growth of its subscriber base and its 2nd anniversary by waiving the platform fee for devs.