Merge gears up for mainstream adoption of mobile virtual reality

Merge Virtual Reality has introduced a lower price for the Merge VR Goggles online and in stores across the US, the company said.

The purple virtual reality headset works universally with Apple and Android phones of various sizes.

In addition to GameStop (NYSE: GME) stores and GameStop.com, the Merge VR Goggles are currently available at MergeVR.com, Amazon.com, BestBuy.com, B&H Photo (bhphotovideo.com), NewEgg.com, and in the UK at 320 GAME retail stores as well as GAME.co.uk.

The Merge VR Goggles are easy to use, work with most recent iOS and Android smartphones, and allow users to enjoy a wide range of VR games and experiences, including travel, meditation, 360° videos, music, fashion, and more.

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.

GameStop Corp., headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is a global, multichannel video game, consumer electronics and wireless services retailer. GameStop operates more than 7,100 stores across 14 countries.