Today, HTC VIVE™ Viveport and HTC Vive commenced distribution of content compatible with the Oculus Rift. Consumers can now download and purchase games and apps from the Viveport, HTC VIVE’s global platform, app store and subscription service while storing their purchases and downloads to use with their Rift headset.
Viveport, that offers a curated library comprising over 1,400 diverse VR titles, with 200 titles tested as compatible with the Oculus Rift. Oculus Rift users now also have the opportunity to become Viveport Subscribers, choosing five titles a month from a library of popular titles. This will allow Rift owners to start enjoying the benefits of a Viveport Subscription.
Rikard Steiber, President of Viveport, stated that “With Viveport Subscription, Oculus Rift owners can avoid two of virtual reality’s most discussed issues – trialing new content and cost. By choosing five titles a month from Viveport Subscription’s curated library, consumers can discover great VR content while saving hundreds of dollars. We are just getting started on supporting Oculus Rift owners and look forward to continue adding content to the Viveport line-up.”
Starting today, Oculus Rift users can access prime available content including Cloudhead Games’ The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed and The Gallery – Episode 2: Heart of the Emberstone, and Fast Travel Games’ Apex Construct, Seeking Dawn, Fruit Ninja, Knockout League, Tiltbrush, Pixel Ripped 1989 and BOXVR. Oculus Rift owners can start their free trial today and play 5 games for no charge.
“We’re thrilled to be bringing The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed and The Gallery – Episode 2: Heart of the Emberstone to Viveport Subscription. Launching on Viveport Subscription enables a whole new audience to have access to our content for the first time, further expanding and enriching our community. – Jo Dunlop of Cloudhead Games.”
Interested and eager Viveport subscribers will now get a great deal with the Best in Both Worlds to offer. During the period September 4-September 16 (11:59 pm PDT), customers can avail three different Subscription bundles (currently available for a 25% discount for a monthly payment) to get additional free titles:
- The 3-month plan priced at $19.99 with Shooty Fruity for free forever.
- The 6-Month Plan at $39.99 that offers Everest VR + Shooty Fruity for free.
- The 12-Month Plan priced at $79.99 where one gets Final Soccer VR + Everest VR + Shooty Fruity + Guns’n’Stories: Bulletproof VR.
What’s more, Vive Studios’ Ready Player One: OASIS beta will receive a significant update this month where players can customize their own highly detailed OASIS personas in the new Avatar Creator alongside experiencing new levels in Battle for the OASIS, Smash, Fracture, and Gauntlet. All of this adds up to an additional 15+ hours of gameplay. This is applicable for both Vive and Oculus Rift users. The content upgrade and all new DLC for Ready Player One: OASIS beta will be available for $19.99 and included in Viveport Subscription soon.