Is HTC Corp Becoming a Virtual Reality Stock?

This past Christmas, we splashed out on an Oculus virtual reality headset for the fam and when we finally got to experience virtual reality, it was seriously mind blowing. While content for VR headsets is being developed rather slowly and the whole thing feels a bit buggy, we came away from that experience convinced that in the not-so-distant future, kids will ask their parents if they really used to play video games through the small windows of televisions. While we can't be certain what the future will bring, we are certain VR is here to stay and we're interested in looking at investment opportunities in this space. As with any emerging technology, we're not expecting to find a pure-play virtual reality stock but it doesn't hurt to look. The two dominant headsets at the moment are the Oculus Rift... ...and the HTC Vive. Oculus is owned by Facebook, a $376 billion company that is in the business of keeping people connected and largely wasting their time. HTC Corp (TPE:2498) is
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5 thoughts on “Is HTC Corp Becoming a Virtual Reality Stock?

  1. after dealing with htc vive customer service i am so disgusted with the company i do not even use the headset anymore as there is no quality control and who knows the toxins california would ban in their headset. HTC vive has the worst customer service and the controller situation is a joke. as they charge a flat fee just under the price for a new controller like a used car scammer. htc is the worst stock to invest in and i can see it easily dropping to the 20 margin .htc=trash

  2. I own an oculus and a Vive. There is NO comparison. The Vive has much better tracking and the games just seem to show and play better on the Vive. If it was an EZ to buy US stock it would be a no brained to bet on the Vive. If you look at the “REAL” VR gaming blogs most VR nerds also clearly prefer the Vive. Also there is a general dislike of the whole “owned by Facebook” situation when it comes to gamers.

    1. Hello VR Nerd Friend. These are the sorts of excellent insights that you can get down in the trenches. We bought an Oculus and were blown away by VR but have yet to try the Vive. Maybe this summer we’ll pony up and get one. That dislike of “everything owned by Facebook” is a real factor when it comes to early market adoption.

  3. I own an oculus and a Vive. There is NO comparison. The Vive has much better tracking and the games just seem to show and play better on the Vive. If it was an EZ to buy US stock it would be a no brained to bet on the Vive. If you look at the “REAL” VR gaming blogs most VR nerds also clearly prefer the Vive. Also there is a general dislike of the whole “owned by Facebook” situation when it comes to gamers.

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