Steam Hardware Survey shows Virtual Reality headset sales stagnate
Wednesday, September 7th 2016 - 15:27 BST
August results of the Steam Hardware & Software Survey show that virtual reality headset sales have stagnated. In August the amount of users with a virtual reality headset has not changed.
The latest Steam Hardware & Software Survey report show that only 0.18% of all Steam users currently own an HTC Vive headset. 0.10% of all Steam users own an Oculus Rift headset, a 0.01% increase from last month.
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The new statistics indicate that players may be waiting for the virtual reality headsets to drop in price. At the time of writing the HTC Vive is available for €899,00 and the Oculus Rift is available for €699,00.
Every month Steam gathers information from users that have allowed their specifications to be shared anonymously. Once processed Valve publishes their calculated graphs on a special Steam Store page accessible to all.