HTC is celebrating the Black Friday sales with a $100 discount on its VR headset, acting as warning shots to the Oculus Touch controllers which are still not here - with the HTC Vive dropping to just $699 from its original $799 price, for an extremely limited time.
Starting at 11:59pm PST on November 24, through to 11:59pm on November 28 "wherever Vive is sold, purchasers can receive $100 off their Vive purchase (while supplies last)". This includes Microsoft Stores, Amazon.com, Gamestop, Newegg.com, Micro-center, and Vive.com as the retailers and stores that will sell it for around $700 plus tax. For the fir st time ever, the HTC Vive will be available at Fry's 34 locations, and online.
HTC is also throwing a sale for software purchased through Viveport, HTC's new VR software store. HTC said: "Customers who spend $30 USD equivalent or more between Black Friday and Cyber Monday get $10 USD equivalent back in their wallets. You can also build your library with a $5 bundle deal on three of the most popular VR apps: Soundstage, Arcade Artist, and Lumen".