PlayStation has lastly revealed the launch date and worth of its VR2 headset. There’s excellent news and dangerous information.
In a press launch, the corporate introduced that the PlayStation VR2 will formally launch on February 22, 2023. That’s the excellent news because it’s now solely three and a half months away! Nevertheless, there’s dangerous information for anybody hoping the brand new headset can be extra inexpensive than the primary technology.
The corporate has additionally revealed that the PlayStation VR2 will value a whopping $549. If you happen to haven’t been conserving rating, that signifies that the brand new VR headset, which is technically an adjunct you hook as much as your PS5, will truly value greater than the console itself. The digital-only model of the PlayStation 5 nonetheless is available in at $399, whereas the model with the disc drive prices $499. In fact, that solely applies to the console in the US, as Sony just lately raised the value of the PS5 internationally.
Take into account that, if you need the PS VR2, you’ll nonetheless want a PS5, which you’ll be able to test the inventory of right here. The corporate says that it expects no less than twenty titles obtainable at launch:
It’s thrilling to see how recreation builders are benefiting from the PS VR2’s headset options to design the following technology of VR video games. We’re anticipating greater than 20 titles at launch, and we will’t anticipate February when PS VR2 launches so gamers may give it a attempt. We’ll have extra particulars on our launch recreation lineup sooner or later, so keep tuned.
Sony says that the bottom PlayStation VR2 bundle will embrace the PS VR2 headset, PS VR2 Sense controllers, and a pair of stereo headphones. The corporate may also promote the PlayStation VR2 Horizon Name of the Mountain bundle which can embrace a PlayStation Retailer voucher code for Horizon Name of the Mountain, PS VR2 headset, PS VR2 Sense controllers, and stereo headphones. The bundle will value an additional $50, coming in at $599.
Pre-orders will start on November 15 and gamers who’re can register to be notified about preorders beginning at present.