HTC develops standalone VR/AR headset to compete with Meta Quest Pro

  • HTC has developed its first standalone headset for consumers, called the Vive XR Elite.
  • The Vive XR Elite is a $1,100 flagship for VR and passthrough mixed reality (MR).
  • The Vive XR Elite is more expensive than the $400 Meta Quest Pro, but has more features.
  • HTC has returned to the consumer VR space after unofficially exiting it years ago.