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Vive Cosmos Elite Comes with a Free Copy of ‘Half-Life: Alyx’

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HTC’s Vive Cosmos Elite ships out today, and if all you were expecting in the box was the hardware itself and maybe a few free months of Viveport, you’d be wrong. Everyone who buys a Cosmos Elite is getting Half-Life: Alyx for free.

Vive Cosmos owners will still need to wait to get Cosmos Elite in their hands, as the digital code is included in the box itself, which is a bit of a downer if you’re just now thinking of making an upgrade from an older headset but still want the game right away. 

It’s a limited time offer, with terms and conditions stating that it will be available while supplies until June 30th, 2020.

Whether that $100 savings over Index accurately accounts for the 2016-era motion controllers and tracking base stations, well, it doesn’t really feel like. However, you slice it though, a free copy of Half-Life: Alyx certainly sweetens the pot if you were already on the fence.

If you’re considering either headset, make sure to check out our deep-dive review for Vive Cosmos, the Vive Cosmos Elite faceplate, and Valve Index to decide for yourself.

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