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Google’s Daydream View VR headset goes on sale in UK

Google’s new Daydream VR headset, the Daydream View, has finally gone on sale, one month after being announced.

Back in october, Google confirmed that the headset would be available November 10 on the Google Store and through retailers in five countries.

In the UK, the headset is available for £69 through EE or Carphone Warehouse, while US customers can get their hands on the View for $79 through either Verizon or Best Buy.

Elsewhere, Canadians will have to pay $99, those in Germany €69, and in Australia the View sells for $119. You can find a full list of retailers on the Google Blog.

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Google Daydream View colours

In order to use the headset, you’ll need a ‘Daydream-ready’ phone, only one of which currently exists in the form of the Google Pixel.

However, next year’s crop of smartphones is sure to bring numerous new additions to that list, so the View has a bright future ahead of it.

The headset works by dropping a Daydream-ready phone into the compartment on the headset, Samsung Gear-style, which prompt the View to auto-align with that phone and pair wirelessly.

Google also recently announced the first 30 VR experiences that will be available through the Daydream View:

  • Wonderglade – Resolution Games
  • Fantastic Beasts – Warner Bros/Frame Store
  • Danger Goat
  • Gunjack 2: End of Shift – CCP Games
  • EarthShape – Bithell Games
  • Mekorama
  • Need for Speed: No Limits – EA
  • Hungry Shark World – Future Games of London
  • Hunters Gate – Climax Studios
  • Action Bowling – Atomic Bullfrog
  • VR Karts Sprint – Viewpoint Games
  • The Arcslinger
  • Home Run Derby
  • Archer E. Bowman – voidAlpha
  • Underworld Overlord – Otherside Entertainment
  • Affected: The Manor – Fallen Planet Studios
  • Cosmic Chef
  • Daydream Blue – RalphVR
  • DRIFT – SharpSense
  • Classroom Aquatic – Sunken Places
  • Claro
  • Layers of Fear
  • Loco Motors
  • Poly Runner – Lucid Sight
  • Frostbound – Schell Games
  • Sisters – Otherworld Interactive
  • Avakin Life
  • Baskhead – VRLines
  • Orbital Loop
  • Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes – Steel Crate Games

In terms of personal cinema-style apps, YouTube, Hulu, Google Play Movies, HBO Now and Netflix will all be available.

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Let us know if you’ll be picking up the View in the comments.

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