You should purchase the Vive at brick and mortar shops this summer time

You can buy the Vive at brick and mortar stores this summer

HTC introduced on Friday that its new VR headset, the Vive, might be out there on the market each on-line and off come this summer time. The corporate is partnering with Microsoft Shops within the US and Canada — in addition to Gamestop, however that is solely in America — to promote the units of their retail places.

The primary set of Vive demo fashions will go to Microsoft’s flagship New York retailer, the Bellevue Sq. location in Washington, the shop at Utah’s Metropolis Creek Middle and the Park Meadows Mall retailer in Colorado. A further 30 Microsoft Shops are scheduled to obtain demo models all through the remainder of 2016. When you do not reside close to a type of and simply need to check out a Vive proper now, ten Gamestop outlets will obtain their demo models by the top of this month.

As for truly shopping for a Vive, models will not go on sale — like, you simply stroll up and purchase one — till later this summer time. Nevertheless, if you wish to pre-order from certainly one of these shops, HTC will fulfill these requests by June.