HTC confirmed that the Vive 2 will not be showcased at the CES 2017. HTC added that its focus is not on developing a new VR headset, but on making its existing products more futuristic and appealing. (Photo : JayzTwoCents /YouTube)
HTC confirmed it has no plans to launch a second-generation version of the Vive at CES 2017. As a result, anticipation is high for HTC's CES plans, especially given the company used last year's tech show to reveal the HTC Vive Pro. According to HTC, there is no truth to the rumor that the HTC Vive 2 will be unveiled at CES 2017.
HTC added that its current focus is on the growth of the virtual reality ecosystem for the HTC Vive, for both the current and potential owners of the virtual reality system. HTC Vive range is laser focused on building out a rigid and growing market for current and future Vive owners so they can experience the best room-scale VR with the most compelling content available.
Possible Specs Of The HTC Vive 2
According to reports, it could be wireless and would feature twin 4K displays and HTC lovers might see it after CES 2017. Considering the current-generation landscape, even powerful PCs have a tough time maintaining a pace with VR. Not only is the next-gen Vive rumored to possess 4K displays, but according to the rumors, it will be running at 120Hz compared to the current 90Hz displays. It is possible that the Vive 2 will have 120 frames-per-second display to be able to pump out, in 4K.
HTC Vive 2 Expected Price And Other Details
One thing is very sure from HTC, that it is definitely going to deliver supreme quality. Techies originally guessed the Vive would be priced higher than the Oculus Rift. The Oculus Rift costs $500 with the final cost at $599 after shipping, while the Vive comes with the final cost of at $799.However, it is packed with more hardware and features. The HTC Vive box comes with two controllers, the Lighthouse base stations and some ear buds.