Holiday sales kickoff also marks Vive’s launch into US retail giant Fry’s Electronics
Seattle, Wash. and San Francisco, Calif.－ November 21, 2016 -- HTC VIVE ™ – the leader in room-scale virtual reality – today launched a Black Friday and Cyber Monday that is bringing virtual reality to the masses. On both Black Friday and Cyber Monday, wherever VIVE is sold in the United States, purchasers can receive $100 off* their VIVE purchase.
The deal also applies to the HP Vive Bundle, which combines a VR-ready HP Envy 750 and the full Vive system for only $1399, after discount.
In addition, Vive owners can pad their VR library with some of the most popular titles with big discounts at HTC’s Viveport app store, with bundle deals and a 50% off sale running through the weekend.
“This is our first holiday with true virtual reality at a massive consumer level,” said Dan O’Brien, VP, Virtual Reality, VIVE. “We want everyone to get into a Vive and experience the promise of Virtual Reality. Vive is the most complete Virtual Reality System. Everything you need to have the best VR experience is in a single box: the Vive Headset, two motion controllers, and two base stations for 360 degree room-scale tracking.”
The Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals will be available online and in all retail locations where Vive is sold today, like Microsoft Store locations, Amazon.com, Gamestop, Newegg.com, Micro-center and Vive.com. To find a location to purchase Vive near you, visit http://locator.vive.com.
In addition, for the first time, Vive is available for sale in Fry’s 34 locations across the U.S and online.
"Fry's is known for offering its customers a wide variety of leading-edge tech products for home and office," stated company spokesman, Manuel Valerio. "Fry's is thrilled to add another such product by carrying the VIVE, a first-of-its-kind, virtual reality system in all our stores and at Frys.com. We're confident our customers will be very excited to try and purchase VIVE."
And the deals don’t stop there. Viveport™, HTC Vive’s app store for all non-gaming VR content, is running a bundle deal plus discounts on top titles for the entire weekend. Customers can build their library with a $5 bundle deal on three of the most popular VR apps: Soundstage, Arcade Artist and Lumen. In the spirit of the season for giving, Viveport is also offering 50% discount on 20 titles:
Viveport’s Black Friday-Cyber Monday sale starts at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on November 24 and runs through 11:59 p.m. on November 28.
*Limit one discount per customer, while supplies last.
About HTC VIVE™
VIVE is a first-of-its-kind virtual reality platform developed by HTC and Valve for total immersion in virtual worlds. Designed from the ground up for room-scale VR and true-to-life interactions, VIVE delivers on the promise of VR with game-changing technology and best-in-class content. VIVE has been recognized with over 65 awards and wide critical acclaim since its unveiling in 2015. For more information, visit www.VIVE.com.
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