VR headset deals 2024: Discounts on top models

Man using Oculus Quest 2 VR headset - VR headset deals
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We've discovered the best VR headset deals on the market which allow people to explore the world of virtual reality without having to break the bank.

It's a great time to be searching for VR headset deals as some of the best VR headsets out there are currently on offer. We've not only rounded up the biggest discounts we can find but we've also exclusively sourced the offers in this guide from reputable retailers, so you can rely on the quality of what we show.

On top of the VR headset deals you'll find in this guide, you'll also find some of our favorite models displayed with their lowest available price. We've included this as sometimes worthwhile discounts can be tricky to find. Having a VR set sounds like a lot of fun, but it's important to do your research first, so we recommend checking out the performance and the specs of a model before you purchase. As well as top VR headset deals, we've also included accessory discounts and split the guide into U.S. and UK-based discounts.

Grabbing a discount on your next VR headset is a great way to entertain yourself for less. But, we recommend checking out the best VR space games and VR space experiences, including how to explore the International Space Station to maximize your experience. We've included something suitable for everyone, regardless of their experience, needs and budget. So, for the best VR headset deals on the market, read on below.

Best VR headset deals June 2024

HTC Vive XR Elite Headset and Controllers Was $1099 Now $950.99 on Amazon. 

HTC Vive XR Elite Headset and Controllers Was $1099 Now $950.99 on Amazon

Save $150 on a VR headset that features in our best VR headsets guide as the best hybrid model out there. It's excellent for both VR and AR, has 1920x1920 resolution per eye, has a lightweight design and it comes with controllers too.

HTC VIVE XR Elite Action Pack Was $1224 Now $999 from HTC.

HTC VIVE XR Elite Action Pack Was $1224 Now $999 from HTC.

This is the same VR headset as the one above, it's a top, top model. This ideal is a $100 saving along with five free games, meaning the discount totals $225. If you scroll down, you can also find a $385 saving for the Ultimate Tracker 3+1 kit.

Meta Quest 2 256GB (Renewed Premium):Now $269.99 at Amazon

Meta Quest 2 256GB (Renewed Premium):Now $269.99 at Amazon

The Meta Quest 2 offers the best of both worlds; use it stand-alone for a wireless VR experience or connect it to a PC. This may not technically be a deal but it is the same price as when it was on sale previously.

Meta Quest 2 128GB (headset only):Was $299.90,now $199.99 at Amazon

Meta Quest 2 128GB (headset only): Was $299.90, now $199.99 at Amazon

Save $100 on an old favorite, an all round VR headset and one of the more affordable options out there. You do get controllers, a power adaptor and a charging cable for your money too. 

Note: There is a  256GB model with the price at $298.99.

Meta Quest 2 128GB: Was $249.99 Now $199.99 from Best Buy.

Meta Quest 2 128GB: Was $249.99 Now $199.99 from Best Buy.

If you do want a brand new Meta Quest 2 now is the time to snap one up. It may have been surpassed by the Meta Quest 3, but it's still a decent headset and an affordable entry point into VR. Check out our Meta Quest 2 review.  

VR accessory deals June 2024

KIWI Design Comfort Head Strap For Meta Quest 2 now $29.99 on Amazon. 

KIWI Design Comfort Head Strap For Meta Quest 2 now $29.99 on Amazon

Save 15% by applying the coupon and get a head strap to add comfort to your Meta Quest 2 experience. While it's highly rated among tens of thousands of reviews, what makes this deal stand out is you can save a further 30% by applying the coupon. 

Aolukytech Headstrap For Meta Quest 3 Was $29.99 Now $9.99 from Amazon. 

Aolukytech Headstrap For Meta Quest 3 Was $29.99 Now $9.99 from Amazon

Save 67% on a head strap that has a memory foam and ergonomic design that's compatible for the Meta Quest 3. 

Kang Yu Protective Covers For Meta Quest 2 Headset now $25.99 on Amazon. 

Kang Yu Protective Covers For Meta Quest 2 Headset now $25.99 on Amazon

This is a protective set of accessories that include a silicone face cover, a shell cover for your VR, a grip cover for touch controllers and a protective lens cover. You can apply a coupon to save 7%

UK VR headset deals June 2024

HTC Vive Pro (headset only): Was £449, now £349 at Vive

HTC Vive Pro (headset only): Was £449, now £349 at Vive

Save £100: Vive might have released the HTC Vive Pro 2, but the HTC Vive Pro remains a powerful high-end headset. And, you get two months of VIVEPORT INFINITY. 

VIVE Pro McLaren Limited Edition Was £919Now £749 From VIVE

VIVE Pro McLaren Limited Edition Was £919 Now £749 From VIVE

Save £170 on an excellent headset that comes with an awesome looking limited edition livery as well as everything you need to complete your set up.

Meta VR headset deals

Meta Quest 3 headset and controllers

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In this section, you'll find the best available prices on models from Meta which is a division of Facebook (specializing in virtual reality headsets). While there isn't a great deal of selection here, both headsets are of high quality. It's worth noting the Meta Rift S has been discontinued so you might have a tougher time getting a good deal on one. The Meta Quest 3 is the new kid on the block, and it's a really impressive model for the money you pay.

Meta also has its Meta Quest 2, model, which we reviewed and we think is very good value for money. If you're searching for a reliable headset that has access to loads of games and won't break the bank, the Meta Quest 2 could be the best cheap VR headset out there.  

Note: Meta VR headsets were formerly known as Oculus.

Meta Quest 3

Meta Quest 2 

Meta Rift S 

Valve VR headset deals

Valve Index VR headset

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Here we have Valve virtual reality headsets. We feature just one headset in this section but thankfully, it's an exceptional headset. It also comes with Half Life Alyx, which is regarded as the best virtual reality game out there. 

The Valve Index is a high-quality product. You may spend a bit more than with other VR sets, but if you're willing to spend the extra bit of cash you will end up with something that reflects that and doesn't disappoint. Bonus points if you can find it at a discounted price.

Valve Index 

HTC VR headset deals

HTC Vive Cosmos Elite VR headset

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This section contains the most products in one section in this guide, and they're all from HTC. The four different headsets that feature here show the company's ability to produce high quality products on a consistent basis and we've picked the best ones to cover everyone's budget. 

HTC has been in the VR headset game longer than most, and it knows how to make a great VR headset. The HTC Vive Pro 2 is at the higher end of most people's budget but does have that extra quality whilst headsets like HTC Vive Cosmos Elite and the Cosmos are a bit less pricey and offer a fantastic VR experience. 

HTC Vive Pro 2 

HTC Vive Cosmos Elite 

HTC Vive Cosmos 

HTC Vive Pro

Sony PlayStation VR headset deals

PS VR Headset lit up

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PSVR, aka PlayStation Virtual Reality, is Sony's own proprietary VR headset for PlayStation consoles. That means it only works with PS4 and PS5 but this headset is nevertheless great because it offers players a new way to play and adds an entirely new dimension to some of people's favorite games on the console. 

The headset has proven to be a popular way to play new games and experience virtual reality, so much so that Sony released the PSVR 2.  



HP VR headset deals

HP Reverb G2 VR headset

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HP might be better known for its computers and printers, but it also makes a fantastic VR headset — the HP Reverb G2. It's the only VR product in the HP line at the moment, but it offers great specs and high-quality gaming.

There is also a buffed-up version of the G2 called the HP Reverb G2 Omnicept Edition. This includes a load of state-of-the-art sensors, but it's not really meant for gaming or other everyday applications. We'd recommend saving the cash and sticking with the normal version.

HP Reverb G2 

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Chris McMullen
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