HTC Vive sold more than 15,000 units in ten minutes

Tuesday, 1 March 2016 09:42 GMT By Sherif Saed

HTC Vive has sold over 15,000 units, less than ten minutes from pre-orders becoming available.

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HTC has revealed that over 15,000 Vive units were sold less than ten minutes after the company opened pre-orders for the unit.

The news is courtesy of HTC’s Shen Ye, who was impressed by the numbers.

The Vive costs $800 in the US and £689 in the UK.

By comparison, Oculus’ day one stock for the Rift was sold out in 15 minutes, though the company did not reveal any sales numbers.