Seattle — September 15, 2016 – HTC VIVE virtual reality system can now be purchased from in the United States, bringing best in class virtual reality to a wider audience than ever before.

“VIVE offers consumers the most immersive virtual reality experience available today with the most complete hardware system and a robust portfolio of content. Our expansion to Amazon further underscores our commitment to our customers to deliver options across virtual reality,” said Dan O’Brien, VP of VR at HTC.

HTC VIVE, priced at $799, was designed from the ground up for room-scale VR, allowing true-to-life interactions and experiences thanks to an adjustable headset displaying stunning graphics, two wireless controllers with HD haptic feedback and 360° motion tracking. For a convenient and safe experience, HTC VIVE incorporates essential functionality from your phone and features a front-facing camera that blends physical elements into the virtual world. Working in concert, this system immerses you visually, physically and emotionally in the virtual world.

With more than more than 500 VR experiences now available on Steam, VIVE owners have a massive selection of virtual reality content to choose from that will yield hour after hour of fun in VR.

In addition to Amazon, HTC VIVE is available in North America to purchase direct from HTC at, at select Microsoft Stores, GameStop and Micro Center locations and online at Microsoft, GameStop, Micro Center and Newegg.

VIVE demonstrations are currently open to the public throughout North America, providing consumers with a chance to experience first-hand the world’s only room-scale VR system. For more information about VIVE, to find a demonstration location or learn where to buy VIVE, please visit

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