PlayStation VR Could Cost as Much as a Console, Says Sony

By   /   Sep 18, 2015
PlayStation VR cinematic mode

Sony’s virtual reality headset gadget, the PlayStation VR (once known as Project Morpheus) could end up costing as much as a console system.

According to Bloomberg, PlayStation CEO Andrew House told them that the headset could cost as much as a new system. House did not give any concrete price figure, but his suggestion could raise eyebrows.

Sony released the PlayStation 4 almost two years ago for $400 and the PlayStation 3 was released in 2006 for $600. If what House is saying is accurate, it’s entirely possible that PlayStation VR could cost closer to the $400 mark.

This makes sense, as rival VR headset Oculus Rift is currently listed for $350 dollars, so Sony might try to compete at a similar price range, being able to afford a slightly higher price because of its compatibility with the console.

Sony had previously stated last year that their VR headset would be ‘affordable’, labeling the VR as a consumer grade device.

Of course, at the moment it’s just speculation based on what Andrew House said. PlayStation VR will is expected to go on sale in the first half of 2016. Sony has already stated that it plans to have around 10 titles available for the virtual reality system during its launch.

Featured Videos

Hot Right Now

AMD Ryzen CPU

The AMD Ryzen CPU Hits The Right Marks, Just Needs Right Price

The AMD Ryzen CPU was demoed recently and what a demo it was. AMD showed that the upcoming AMD...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Death Stranding leak

New Death Stranding Leak Revealed The Name Of Norman Reedus’ Character

Hideo Kojima rocked the internet with the reveal of Death Stranding trailer at The Game Awards...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Video Game Remasters

Untold Stories of Video Game Remasters – the Good, Bad, and Ugly

In today’s video, we discuss something subjective – are video game remasters good or bad? And...

by   /   Sep 9, 2016
Video Game Villains

Top 10 Invincible Video Game Villains Who Just Won’t Die, No Matter What

We all are accustomed with video game villains and the story usually concludes with the fall of...

by   /   Aug 18, 2016
Panasonic 3DO

Top-10 Retro Consoles You Never Knew Existed

Video gaming has come a long way! While we are well-acquainted with the likes of Xbox Scorpio and...

by   /   Aug 17, 2016
Load More