HTC launches its Viveport VR app store worldwide

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  • Posted: October 3, 2016 at 10:00 am

The HTC Vive is a virtual reality (VR) headset. For you to experience what it has to offer you have to be in a position to get the Virtual Reality (VR) ready content. You need apps that you can engage with through the HTV Vive VR headset. The only way that owners of the HTC Vive virtual reality headset could browse and purchase apps and games was via Valve’s Steam store.

Individuals who reside in China were lucky enough because HTC had launched the Viveport online VR app store exclusively to them earlier this year in April. HTC’s own content marketplace. This game them a second VR app store from the Valve’s Steam store was available universally. Well that is not the case anymore. HTC has launched the Viveport online VR app store to the rest of the world. The launch took place this past Friday.

What is included in Viveport?

  • Viveport Premieres

This will include new VR content that launches first on Viveport.

  • 48-Hour Launch Celebration

HTC Vive owners were able to download popular titles like theBlu, Mars Odyssey, The Music Room and Firebird – La Peri, among others for just $1 (approximately Ksh.100) during the first 48 hours of launch.

  • Vive Home

Customize your personal space with the debut collection of objects, experience steaming media with the web browser widget and more.

  • Viveport Community

Viveport participants can also join the Viveport community to connect with other VR fans. You can join the community over here.

The VR titles included in the Viveport Premiers section include:

  • All new content from Everest VR
  • Google Spotlight Stories’ Pearl
  • Lifeliqe
  • Stonehenge VR
  • The Music Room
  • An all-new edition of theBlu

As of now the HTC Vive VR headset sells for $799 (approximately Ksh.80,000).

You can check out the Viveport store over here.

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Mr. Felix
A Math Nerd and a Computer Geek. Currently a Windows 10 Insider. Interested in AI, big data and AR/VR. Takes a keen interest in developments in the tech, business and social media spheres.
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