Venture Beat reports: “In preparation for the upcoming holiday season, HTC announced a permanent price reduction for its Vive virtual reality headset. Starting today, it will drop from $800 to $600. The announcement comes a month or so after Facebook slashed the prices for the Oculus Rift headset and Oculus Touch controllers, bundling them for $400. HTC says its move isn’t in response to Facebook, but rather to try to get more consumers interested in what’s still fairly new tech.”

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