The Oculus Rift is not the only VR headset that’s being discounted, the HTC Vive has also been discounted by $100, to $699 CAD but only at the Microsoft Store.
The sale price is good until December 24th or until Microsoft runs out of stock. Just like the Rift bundle, the HTC Vive comes with the headset, 2 controllers, 2 base stations and all the cables you may need.
With the HTC Vive, you’ll be able to play a host of games found Steam, since the headset is powered by SteamVR. So you’ll be able to play titles like Fallout 4 VR or even L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files, both of which are exclusive to the HTC Vive.
And right now, you’ll get a free copy of Fallout 4 VR with every HTC Vive purchase until the end of the year. You’ll also get Google Tilt Brush and Everest VR.
HTC is also having a holiday sale on their Viveport, which is their online store. If you spend $39.99 CAD ($29.99) or more on the Viveport store, you’ll get 3-months of their subscription service.
They are also offering discounts on Viveport subscription, where you can get 25% off a 3-month subscription (access 15 titles), 30% off a 6-month subscription (access 30 titles) and 40% off a 12-month subscription (access 60 titles). Each subscription only give you access to a certain number of titles.
The Viveport subscription pricing is as follows:
- 3-month plan – $21.75 CAD (normally $29 CAD)
- 6-month plan – $39.20 CAD (normally $56 CAD)
- 12-month plan – $65.39 CAD (normally $109 CAD)
The Viveport plans above cannot be canceled or refunded after purchase, only after your current plan is over, your subscription will auto-renew monthly and which point it can be cancelled at any time.
HTC also offers a $9.99 per month option, which does allow you to cancel at any time.
You can buy the HTC Vive for $699 CAD from the Microsoft Store Canada.