Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
July 15, 2019
arrowPress Releases







If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


HTC aims to immerse Vive owners in a VR app subscription service

HTC aims to immerse Vive owners in a VR app subscription service

April 3, 2017 | By Alex Wawro




It's been about a year since HTC and Valve launched the HTC Vive, and to mark the occasion HTC announced (among other things) that its launching a new $7/month VR app subscription service for Vive users this week: Viveport Subscription.

This is a big deal for VR game devs because among the 50+ apps accessible to subscribers at launch are games like Fantastic Contraption, thus rendering this the first high-profile VR game subscription service.

However, HTC's offering is a bit more limited than many subscription services: subscribers can't access all apps on the service at once. Instead, they'll be asked to pick 5 apps on the service that they can access at will, with the option to change which 5 they've selected every month.

Devs interested in learning more about bringing their games to HTC's Viveport marketplace (and potentially getting their games included in the subscription service) should check out the Viveport dev portal.



Related Jobs

Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Square Enix Co., Ltd. — Tokyo, Japan
[07.15.19]

Experienced Game Developer
Cold Iron Studios
Cold Iron Studios — San Jose, California, United States
[07.15.19]

Sr. Concept Artist
Insomniac Games
Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[07.15.19]

Sr Character TD/Rigger
SideFX
SideFX — Toronto, Ontario, Canada
[07.15.19]

UE4 Developer (12-month contract)









Loading Comments

loader image