HTC Vive

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HTC Vive Pro 2 announced, coming June 4 for $749

HTC is upgrading its high-end PC VR headset, the Vive Pro.HTC has today announced two new headsets, both of which are due out over the coming weeks. The first is the consumer-focused Vive Pro 2, which arrives June 4.The Vive Pro 2 is the successor to the high-end, PC VR headset from 2018. It sports a 5K resolution display, with 2.5K per eye and a 120Hz panel. The headset’s field of view has been expanded to 120 degrees achieved through a “dual stacked-lens design”, which HTC says “virtually eliminates” the dreaded screen door effect.The new headset supports Display Stream Compression,…

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HTC have just announced two new Vive VR headsets

Today is clearly the day for all the new PC hardware announcements, as HTC have just unveiled not one, but two new Vive headsets for VR: the Vive Pro 2 and Vive Focus 3. The former is the consumer-focused successor to their original Vive Pro headset, adding a new 5K resolution display and a super smooth 120Hz refresh rate to the mix, while the latter is an all-in-one headset that’s aimed at business types, offering the same 5K display but a lower 90Hz refresh rate. Read more

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VR support coming to Microsoft Flight Simulator in December

Microsoft Flight Simulator will receive VR support via a new update on December 22, 2020, ahead of a big new UK update landing in January.Microsoft and developer Asobo have announced a couple of new updates that are set to arrive in its flagship simulation title, Microsoft Flight Simulator, in a developer Q&A on Twitch.According to the company, VR will be added via the free Sim Update 2 which will introduce support for all the major VR headsets.“It will be open to all devices,” executive producer Martial Bossard stated in the stream. “Oculus family, Valve family – every family of headset…