HTC Vive Wireless Adapter: What We Currently Know; Should Xbox Two, PlayStation 5 Manufacturers Be Worried?

Yves Amodia
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With the upcoming release of the HTC Vive Wireless Adapter, it is becoming obvious that the rise of the virtual reality gaming headsets will continue in the next few years. In fact, the HTC Vive may have the needed juice to challenge PlayStation 5 and Xbox Two when they get released.

What We Know About HTC Vive Wireless Adapter

The wireless adapter is a perfect solution to those HTC Vive users who think that the wire-bound problems of the device should go. The wires can be incredibly distracting to players and are one of a few things that bring users back to reality, according to Game Spot.

The device can be used as far as 6 meters from the wireless adapter. It has a 60Ghz band through the WiGig specification and it can be used for long hours without any big effect on its performance.

Price And Release Date

The HTC Vive Wireless Adapter is already on its pre-order phase right now. The official release of the accessory will happen on Monday, September 24.

Its introductory price will be $300. Those using the Vive Pro should also purchase the $60 compatibility pack to help it fit with the device.

Where To Buy

There are a lot of options on where to purchase the HTC Vive Wireless Adapter. You can order it through the official Vive website. Other choices are Newegg and Microsoft.

Should Sony and Microsoft Be Worried?

With the upcoming wireless adapter of the HTC Vive, it looks like PlayStation 5 and Xbox Two will have a major competitor upon release. One thing is for sure, these two next-gen console devices have a lot in store and will put up a good fight. For example, these two devices may have expanded streaming functions, according to IGN. Should the manufacturers be afraid? We will have to wait and see.

Do you have plans to purchase the HTC Vive Wireless Adapter when it reaches retail? Will this mean that there will be a major competitor for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Two upon their release? Let us know below in the comments section.

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