HTC Vives VR game and app subscription service starts April 2 for

first_img Preview • Here’s what it’s like to use the HTC Vive, the $799 VR headset that you can preorder today Review • HTC Vive review: Yes, this is the best VR experience, if you’ve got the space Mentioned Above HTC Vive HTC Vive Pro Eye tracks your eyes with pinpoint accuracy,… Along with the considerable investment in hardware, the lack of quality VR content has been a major turnoff for people interested in buying headsets. To help with the content part, HTC launched the Viveport Subscription service in 2017 for Vive headset owners that gives subscribers access to up to five titles at a time for $9 a month. The service was expanded to support rival Oculus Rift headsets in August 2018 and the upgraded service works for both Vive and Oculus users. New Viveport customers can sign up anytime for a free two-week membership to the Infinity service. Current subscribers to the Viveport Subscription service, as well as those with prepaid memberships, will be upgraded to the Infinity service at no additional charge through 2019. To encourage developers to crank out more titles, Viveport also increased revenue shares for developers to 80/20 up from 70/30 starting April 1 and runs through the end of 2019. It applies to all titles in the Viveport Infinity service.  Up close with the HTC Vive Pro 1:47 CNET may get a commission from retail offers. See It HTC HTC’s Viveport Infinity unlimited subscription service could deliver a much-needed boost to the virtual reality scene. Subscriptions cost $13 a month, HTC announced Thursday, or you can prepay an entire year for $99. The service, which was announced at CES 2019 with the upcoming Vive Cosmos headset, allows subscribers to download any of the more than 600 games and apps currently available in the Viveport store.Membership will include additional perks such as “weekend deals on select titles, free title giveaways, and monthly coupons,” HTC said in a blog post. The service starts on April 2. See it Share your voice $689 Post a comment 9 Photos Wearable Tech 0 Oculus Virtual Reality HTC HTC Vive Now playing: Watch this: Tags Walmart $499last_img

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