PlayStation VR: All the News, Details, Specs, and Reaction

Come here to find out everything about the PS4's PlayStation VR release date, price, specs, confirmed games, sales, images, and response.

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After more than a two-year wait for the final details on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR, all three devices have been given a launch date and RRP in the space of three months.

Sony was the last of the three to show its hand, and at a press event in San Francisco on March 15, it made a range of announcements surrounding its virtual reality project.

Read on for all the key details, news, and reaction.

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What is the PlayStation VR Release Date?

Sony has announced the PSVR release date will fall on October 2016 across North America, Europe, Australia, along with other territories. A specific launch day has yet to be set.

What is the PlayStation VR Price?

PSVR price has been confirmed as $399 in the US, £349 in the UK, and $549 in Australia. A PS4 system is required, as is a standalone PlayStation Camera. An optional extra is a PlayStation Move controller, which will work on some games.

PlayStation VR Specs

Product name

PlayStation®VR

Product code

CUH-ZVR1series

Release month

October 2016

Recommended Retail Price

44,980 yen, $399 USD, €399 and £349

External dimensions

VR headset: Approx. 187×185×277 mm (width × height × length, excludes largest projection, headband at the shortest)

Processor unit: Approx. 143×36×143 mm (width × height × length, excludes largest projection)

Mass

VR headset: Approx. 610g (excluding cable)

Processor unit: Approx. 365g

Display Method

OLED

Panel Size

5.7 inches

Panel Resolution

1920×RGB×1080 (960×RGB×1080 per eye)

Refresh rate

120Hz, 90Hz

Field of View

Approximately 100 degrees

Sensors

Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer)

Connection interface

VR headset: HDMI, AUX, Stereo Headphone Jack

Processor unit: HDMI TV, HDMI PS4, USB, HDMI, AUX

Processor Unit Function

3D audio processing, Social Screen (mirroring mode, separate mode), Cinematic mode

Included

VR headset × 1

Processor unit × 1

VR headset connection cable × 1

HDMI cable × 1

USB cable × 1

Stereo headphones × 1 (with a complete set of earpiece)

AC power cord × 1

AC adaptor × 1

PlayStation VR News

PlayStation VR Reaction

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