It’s that time of the year again.
While companies like Walmart are preparing for the busiest shopping day of the year with Black Friday VR training simulators, i’m sure all you really care about is how to save some major dough this holiday weekend.
Whether you’re finally ready to pull the trigger and get a VR headset of your own, or you’re looking to bump up immersion with sweet new accessories, there are some serious Black Friday discounts to be had this week. So here’s a look at what we have our eyes on.
HTC Vive Fallout 4 Bundle
If you purchase a Vive between Friday, November 24th at 12:00am ET through Monday, November 27th at 11:59pm PT you’ll receive a Deluxe Audio Strap ($99.99 value) in addition to the current Fallout 4 VR bundle, which launches on December 12, 2017. The Black Friday and Cyber Monday deal will be available online and in all retail locations where Vive is sold. To find a location to purchase Vive near you, click here or head to vive.com. (Bundle for North America markets only).
Viveport is also discounting prepaid subscription packages, starting on Wednesday Nov 22 and ending on Monday Nov 27. Now at a discount, Viveport subscription brings together a specially curated collection of apps and games.
- 3-month subscription – Select 15 Apps for just $12.99 (35% savings)
- 6-month subscription – Select 30 Apps for just $19.99 (50% savings)
- 12-month subscription – Select 60 Apps for just $29.99 (63% savings)
Microsoft ‘Mixed Reality’ Headset Discounts
Microsoft’s Windows “Mixed Reality” headsets are now on sale for up to $100, bringing the cheapest among them to just $300. Only available in Microsoft retail and online stores in the US and Canada, the sale goes on until 11:59 PM PST on November 27, 2017.
- Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset –
- Dell Visor Windows Mixed Reality Headset –
- HP Windows Mixed Reality Headset –
- Lenovo Explorer Windows Mixed Reality Headset –
- Samsung HMD Odyssey Windows Mixed Reality Headset –
PlayStation VR Price Cuts
Sony announced a $100 discount on all PlayStation VR bundles as well as the PlayStation 4 1TB consoles. Running now through Cyber Monday on November 27, participating retailers will offer PSVR bundles starting at $300 and the PS4 1TB console at $200. Shop on Amazon.
Oculus Rift Discount
Of course Oculus is also throwing in discounts of their own for the Rift. Bundles with Touch controllers will be just $350 at Best Buy from Nov. 23 to 25. This comes in $50 cheaper than the current $399 price.
Google Daydream View Sale
Google’s Daydream View VR headset is expected to get a discount on Black Friday as well. Now coming in fog, charcoal, and coral colors, you’ll be able to pick on up for $79, $20 off the normal price. Be on the look out at Google or Verizon.
Samsung Gear VR Price Cut
Not necessarily a Black Friday deal, the ever popular mobile VR headset is also getting a price cut, with the Gear VR now going for $89.99. Slashed from $129.99, if you have a compatible mobile device, you’ll be able to now join us in VR. Sold on Samsung and Amazon.
It’s crazy to think that only a year ago that most of these bundles were double the price that they are today. A lot can happen in a year. We’ll keep updating this list as more discounts are announced. And as always feel free to comment below.