Here Are The Best Black Friday Deals For VR Fans

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Here Are The Best Black Friday Deals For VR Fans
November 22, 2016

$100 off high-end virtual reality headsets like the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift.

 

If you want to save some money on pricey virtual reality headsets, the long Thanksgiving holiday may be your chance.

 

HTC said Monday that it would cut the price of its Vive virtual reality headset by $100 over the four days following Thanksgiving, while Facebook’s Oculus Rift will be available at a similar discount.

 

From Black Friday through Nov. 28, shoppers can buy a Vive for $699, compared with the regular $799 price. It will be available from online stores like the Microsoft,Amazon, Newegg, and the Vive online portal. HTC also said that Fry’s Electronics would also sell the Vive headset online and in 34 of its brick-and-mortar stores.

 

Additionally, shoppers who spend $30 or more on non-video game VR content from the Vive online marketplace will get a $10 discount off their purchases from Black Friday to Cyber Monday, the Monday following Thanksgiving that is heavy with deals from online retailers. HTC will also discount some VR apps by 50% starting on Black Friday, including titles like Star Chart (normally retails for $9.99), The Grand Canyon VR Experience(normally retails for $4.99), and World of Diving (normally retails for $19.99).

 

Meanwhile, Black Friday shoppers can also get a $100 discount on Facebook’s  FB 4.04%  Oculus Rift headset through Microsoft’s online store. The Rift normally sells for $599 so consumers could end up paying $499 for the headset with the discount.

 

It should be noted that both the Vive and the Oculus Rift require powerful computers to operate, and people should expect to pay at least $500 for a machine with the minimum requirements.

 

As of now, there doesn’t appear to be a Black Friday deal for Sony’s new PlayStation VR headset that requires a PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 4 Pro console to run. Analysts consider the Vive, Oculus Rift, and PlayStation VR to be the most powerful VR headsets available.

 

The PlayStation VR sells for $399, but a refurbished version can be bought for $349 at GameStop’s online store.

 

For more of Fortune’s coverage of Black Friday deals, check out the following stories on Apple  AAPL 1.52%  deals, Microsoft  MSFT 0.85%  deals, and televisions, tablets, and other devices from retailers like Target and Best Buy.

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