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HTC Vive now shipping in 2-3 days in 24 countries

Customers purchasing a HTC Vive online will no longer experience a significant wait to receive their headset.

In a press release on Tuesday, the company announced headsets are now shipping 2-3 days after purchase in a whopping 24 countries around the world.

The promise comes following a post-launch period where VR fans faced a wait of more than a month for their high-end VR headset. Outstanding pre-orders from retail partners will ship this week.

The lack of uncertainty over shipping could be another incentive for those pondering a purchase to choose the Vive over the Oculus Rift.

Some Rift pre-order customers are still waiting for their headsets to arrive months after launch.

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HTC is also increasing its presence in Microsoft Store and GameStop retail locations across North America, bringing the total from 51 to 100.

“Since beginning pre-orders at the end of February and shipping in early April, we’ve seen incredible interest in Vive,” VP of VR at HTC Dan O’Brien said in a statement.

“Working with our retail partners has only enhanced that momentum because more people are able to try the only truly immersive virtual reality offering on the market today.”

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