PlayStation VR will go on the market in October with a price of 399 euros
Virtual reality glasses leave several announcements at GDC 2016.
Sony has confirmed since GDC 2016 from San Francisco the price and date for your virtual reality device for Playstation 4, the PlayStation VR. It will arrive on a date to be specified in October for 399 euros / 399 dollars, a cheaper price compared to those confirmed for Oculus Rift Y HTC Vive.
The helmet, known as Project Morpheus for a long time, will enjoy games and programs developed by Sony's in-house studios. There are many playable experiences that have already been tested from the hardware, but new products are expected to be announced in the near future. Currently there more than 230 studios working on content for the device, "from small developers to large publishers in the industry." "We hope to have more than 50 games available before the end of the year," they state from the PlayStation Blog.
Specifically, productions Eagle Flight (Ubisoft), EVE: Valkyrie (CCP Games), Headmaster (Frame Interactive), Rez Infinite (Enhance Games), Wayward Sky (Uber Entertainment), RIGS: Mechanized Combat League, Tumble VR, have been cited. Until Dawn: Rush of Blood and PlayStation VR Worlds (SCE WWS); as well as companies such as Capcom, Ubisoft, Crytek, Square Enix or 2K Games.
We hope to have more than 50 games available before the end of the year. The Playroom VR It will be available as a download at no additional cost from the PlaySstation Store to all PlayStation VR buyers at launch. This application will include six games to enjoy with friends and family. Finally, they will also receive a disc with demos composed of various playable experiences from some of the "best games" in the launch catalog.
After several attempts, everything indicates that 2016 is definitely going to be the year of virtual reality taking off. Oculus Rift confirmed its price and date at the beginning of January, with 699 euros for the European territory and a staggered launch from the spring; HTC Vive did the same at the beginning of February, confirming a price for Spain of around 1,000 euros and with a launch scheduled for next April.
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