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HTC Vive and Oculus Rift adoption slows down, rapidly

VR headset sales are slowing down in a big way

By Anthony Garreffa on Sep 6, 2016 at 10:20 pm CDT - 0 mins, 27 secs reading time

VR headset sales are beginning to slow, with the latest Steam survey showing us that Rift sales increased just 0.01% in August, while the Vive remained completely flat.

HTC Vive and Oculus Rift adoption slows down, rapidly |

TechSpot points out something worth noting, that July and August were the first months that both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive weren't hit with stock problems, with consumers easily able to order them online, or even pick them up from a retailer. But according to these new numbers, not many were sold at all in the last couple of months.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.


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