Sony faces an uphill battle to keep VR relevant as sales projections plummet.
PlayStation VR News and Updates
Sony is ramping up the hype of PlayStation VR ahead of its launch on October 13. The headset, which is generating plenty of buzz at trade shows and gaming conventions, could very well help usher virtual reality gaming into the mainstream. However, one doctor warns that the technology could spell doom for a generation of gamers, who risk developing serious eye problems from using the technology.
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Macquarie Group analyst Damian Thong, who recently predicted both the PS4 Pro and PS4 Slim, says Sony will release the PS4’s predecessor in 2018. That would put the console cycle for PlayStation at five years, which isn’t short, but isn’t particularly long, either, especially when compared to the seven-year different between the PS3 and PS4.
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Online retailer Amazon is looking to expand into VR. A recent job listing by the online behemoth reveals the company is working on VR content, alongside plans to release a VR platform of its own.
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided developer Eidos Montreal is jumping on the VR bandwagon, and the studio is interested in how the technology can improve the gaming experience.
I’m in two-minds about VR, and I’m not sold on PlayStation VR. As far as affordability and accessibility go, Sony’s VR headset is undoubtedly the way to go if you’re looking to invest in the technology, but I have concerns about the long-term viability of the hardware beyond being just another gaming gimmick. That said, …
Plantronics has jumped on the virtual reality bandwagon, revealing a brand new PlayStation VR headset designed specifically for the exciting new virtual reality gaming experience.