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PC VR Black Friday Deal: HP Reverb G2 for $299

One of our favorite PC VR headsets gets a big price drop.

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I started with CNET reviewing laptops in 2009. Now I explore wearable tech, VR/AR, tablets, gaming and future/emerging trends in our changing world. Other obsessions include magic, immersive theater, puzzles, board games, cooking, improv and the New York Jets. My background includes an MFA in theater which I apply to thinking about immersive experiences of the future.
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  • Nearly 20 years writing about tech, and over a decade reviewing wearable tech, VR, and AR products and apps
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The HP Reverb G2 is one of our favorite PC VR headsets, and its current sale makes it even better.

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If you have a gaming PC capable of VR gaming, the HP Reverb G2 has been one of our favorite VR headsets for a while. Its headset resolution and over-ear headphones co-designed by Valve are excellent, and a Black Friday sale brings the price down to the lowest we've seen.

HP is offering the Reverb G2 for $299, which brings this down to a price below the Meta Quest 2. While the Quest 2 doubles as a standalone VR headset that doesn't need a PC at all, the Reverb G2's better display and audio make it a better pick for dedicated PC gamers.

Considering this headset normally retails for $599 (and currently costs over $400 on Amazon), it's worth considering.


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