HTC Vive Now Even More Prohibitively Priced Thanks to Brexit

By Gary Cutlack on at

We're used to prices of tech things gradually coming down once they're out, but not now in these weird post-Brexit vote days. The latest hardware maker to whack its prices up is HTC, using the confusion around the UK's place in Europe and the exchange rate wobble to stick an extra ten per cent on top of the price of its Vive VR headset.

HTC explained its financial woes that it's sadly having to pass on in a blog post, saying: "Due to recent currency valuation changes and the current value of the GBP we are adjusting the price of the HTC Vive in the UK to £759 + P&P.  The adjustment will come into effect on Monday 1st August."

And don't forget that horrific and literally laughable £56.69 that HTC wants to deliver the thing, taking the price up to well over £800. For an accessory. [HTC]

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