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PlayStation VR Release Date Confirmed for October 13

Sony's VR headset finally gets a release date.


Sony announced that the PlayStation VR will release on October 13, 2016. Retailing for $399, the VR system will feature 50 launch titles. The announcement was made at Sony’s E3 press conference.

In addition to the launch date announcement, Sony showcased a plethora of new VR games on the stage. The titles include:

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Now Playing: Farpoint VR Trailer at E3 2016

  • Farpoint, which looks to be a futuristic first-person shooter set in a sand dune.

  • Star Wars Battlefront X-Wing VR Mission, which allows gamers to pilot X-wings in the Star Wars universe.

  • Resident Evil BioHazard, which is Capcom’s latest survival horror entry, albeit in first-person VR this time around.

  • Batman Arkham VR, which showcased a teaser of the Joker vocally taunting Batman. Sony revealed that the game will launch on October 2016.

  • Final Fantasy XV VR Experience, which showcases some first-person shooting elements in the FF15 world.

We’re at Sony’s E3 press conference and will be at the E3 2016 showfloor all week, so expect more PlayStation VR coverage in the coming days.

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