Back at CES in January, HTC took the wraps off the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap. If you have been patiently waiting to get your hands on it, you’ll be happy to hear that the strap will be available soon. HTC has announced that it will go on sale starting June 6 at Vive.com and Vive retailers. To get it, you’ll have to fork out $99.99 in the US, €119.99 in Europe, £99.99 in the UK, and ¥799 in China.
The HTC Vive’s standard head strap isn’t quite as comfortable or good as the ones found on other headsets on the market, like the Oculus Rift, for example. Those of you not happy with it should consider getting the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap, which sports an easy-to-adjust sizing dial that allows you to put it on and off more easily.
It also has an interior padding that makes it a lot more comfortable when compared to the Vive’s standard head strap. But its biggest feature is definitely the integrated on-ear headphones that offer both height and angle adjustments for a better fit.
One more thing worth mentioning is that HTC has now decided to sell the Business Edition of the Vive headset with the new strap included.