Merge Virtual Reality Announces New Cost and Retail Deal


Merge VR will be present at U.S. retail shelves this week as it prepares for mainstream adoption of mobile virtual reality

Texas, April 18, 2016 – Merge Virtual Reality has announced a new reduced price for the Merge VR Goggles both online and in stores across the United Sstates, as it prepares to enter the American markets through GameStop this week. The purple virtual reality headset will be priced at US $79.99 and works universally with Apple and Android phones of various sizes and models.

“We are excited to add the Merge VR Goggles to GameStop’s collection of virtual reality products,” said Eric Bright, senior director of merchandising at GameStop. “Merge VR brings virtual reality to millions of smartphone owners. Its durability, affordability, and accessibility to hundreds of already available apps makes Merge VR easy for anyone to use.”

Market growth continues to be strong for the San Antonio-based company.  “Merge VR has experienced huge sales momentum that has propelled us on to U.S. retail shelves, and this is just the beginning,” said Merge VR Co-founder Andrew Trickett. “It’s really exciting to make virtual reality simple for consumers as the technology goes mainstream. Our high-quality, universal headset is a great way for people to explore VR using the smartphones they already own.”

About Merge VR

Founded in 2013, Merge Labs, Inc. is a Texas-based company focused on mobile virtual reality and immersive entertainment. Compatible with iOS and Android devices, the Merge VR Goggles are built to be accessible, affordable, portable, durable and easy to use. The privately funded company and its team are led by Founder Franklin Lyons and Co-founder Andrew Trickett, who have backgrounds in gaming, technology, design, content development and hardware creation.  For more information on Merge VR, please visit


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