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.
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
Recommended Retail Price
44,980 yen, $399 USD, €399 and £349
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)
VR headset: Approx. 610g (excluding cable)
Processor unit: Approx. 365g
1920×RGB×1080 (960×RGB×1080 per eye)
Field of View
Approximately 100 degrees
Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer)
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
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 Bundle With Camera and Controller Confirmed
- $400 PlayStation VR Requires $60 PS4 Camera
- All PS4 Games Can be Played in PlayStation VR
- PSVR Price Delivers Profit at Each Sale, Sony Exec Claims
- Here's All the Game Devs Supporting PlayStation VR
- Star Wars Battlefront Experience Coming to PlayStation VR
- Ubisoft announces Warewolf VR game
PlayStation VR Reaction
- Oculus VR Founder Says $400 PlayStation VR Is "A Totally Fair Price"
- PlayStation VR Sales Could Hit 1.6 Million Units, Analyst Claims
- PlayStation VR Sold Out in Minutes on Amazon UK
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