After months of teasing (including some great demos at CES), HTC's Vive successor, the HTC Vive Pro, is finally on sale. It will cost $1199 for the headset alone and ship beginning mid-April. While the upgraded dual-OLED displays and integrated headphones capable of 3D spatial audio are cool, the high-end Vive Pro won't actually include the best part - the Vive Wireless Adaptor. In January, HTC said the adaptor would ship in Q3, or around the end of winter.
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Back in the 90s, companies tried making virtual reality a thing, most notably Nintendo, whose Virtual Boy was so distasteful that it caused people to abandon the entire category for the next 20 years. But then in 2016, headsets from Oculus and HTC/Vive showed that the VR experiences people had been writing about in scifi books for years were finally within our reach.