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VR headset deals this holiday season: Oculus Quest 2, HTC Vive Cosmos, and more

Oculus Quest 2 VR headset
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Check out these holiday VR headset deals while supplies last. 

Several models are still available at discounted prices. Even top-line sets like the Oculus Quest 2 are being sold with some tempting extras (more on that below) and some discounts.

In short, you'll actually be able to find plenty of VR headset deals this year, but it is best to act quickly. Special sales don’t tend to stick around for long — so snap up these deals as soon as you spot them. Supply shortages in 2021 may also delay how long it takes for an item to come back in stock. 

New to the world of VR? You might find it useful to have a look through our round-up of the best VR headsets to get a good footing. There, we outline what to look out for when buying a VR headset. We've also written handy pieces on how to set up a room for VR and how to build a PC for VR. These should contain everything you need to get started.

Below, you'll find a round-up of the best current holiday VR headset deals. Occasionally, several retailers are offering the same deals — where that's the case, we've listed them together so you can pick whichever you prefer.

Top holiday VR headset deals right now

We've rounded up the top holiday VR headset deals here, and then below that you'll find the best prices for headsets sorted by manufacturer.

Oculus Quest 2: $299 at Amazon

Oculus Quest 2: $299 at Amazon
The Oculus Quest 2 is a lightweight, comfortable VR headset that doesn't need an expensive PC (or any PC at all). While it's not discounted, this is still one of the most popular headsets of 2021 at a good price.

Oculus Quest 2: $299 at Newegg

Oculus Quest 2: $299 at Newegg
A little Déjà vu here, as Newegg has the same price as Amazon on the Oculus Quest 2, a high-definition virtual reality headset of high acclaim.

Oculus Quest 2: $299 at Best Buy

Oculus Quest 2: $299 at Best Buy
Yep, it's that same price again, and you may be able to combine it with more general gaming and computer buys at the same retailer.

HTC Vive Pro 2 VR headset: $799.99

HTC Vive Pro 2 VR headset: $799.99 $780.17 at Newegg
This item is currently back in stock after being in Cyber Monday backorder. If you are looking to get into VR or upgrade your old headset, this option is perfect.

$599

HP Reverb G2 Virtual Reality Headset $599 $549 at HP

The HP Reverb G2 comes with 4k resolution, ergonomically designed controllers, and works with SteamVR and Windows Mixed Reality. 

Note: This deal ran out over Black Friday weekend, then came back at a $399 price, and is now available at a lesser discount of $549. Act quickly before stock runs out again. 

now $649.00 at Amazon

HTC VIVE Cosmos: Was $699.99 now $649.00 at Amazon
Save $50
on this customizable VR headset from HTC. The Cosmos ha six camera sensors for accurate user tracking and an impressive 2880 x 1700 combined resolution offering crisp visuals.

Note: Stock is running low on this model. You may want to act fast.

Oculus VR headset deals

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This section includes deals from Oculus, a division of Meta (Facebook) which specializes in virtual reality headsets. There are just two sets here but both are high quality. Keep in mind that the Oculus Rift S is being discontinued this year, which means now might be the best time to grab an affordable one, especially just in time for the holidays. 

Oculus also has its Oculus 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 Oculus Quest 2 could be the best cheap VR headset out there.  

Oculus Quest 2 

Oculus 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 entire 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 announced there is going to be a PSVR 2.  

PSVR

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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Alexander Cox

STAFF WRITER, E-commerce — Alex joined Space.com in June 2021 as staff writer covering space news, games, tech, toys and deals. Based in London, U.K. Graduating in June 2020, Alex studied Sports Journalism in the North East of England at Sunderland University. During his studies and since his graduation, Alex has been featured in local newspapers and online publications covering a range of sports from university rugby to Premier League soccer. In addition to a background in sports and journalism, Alex has a life-long love of Star Wars which started with watching the prequel trilogy and collecting toy lightsabers, he also grew up spending most Saturday evenings watching Doctor Who. 


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