More than 4 million PlayStation VR were sold and now we have 25 new games on the way!
Sony is celebrating the sale of more than 4 million units sold from the PlayStation VR headset. This milestone was achieved on March 3, a mere 3 years after launch.
It is important to note that these are units sold by retailers, not shipped by Sony.
That means the PlayStation VR is present in more than 4 million homes worldwide.
Its compatibility with the PlayStation 4 indeed was a factor of attraction for its purchase.
The PlayStation VR comes from a long line of peripherals beginning with the legendary EyeToy camera.
Rivals of PS VR have not been so successful.
Sales of the PlayStation 4 earlier this year were approaching 100 million units. In this sense, it is easy to see why PS VR hits this mark.
Devices such as the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive have not enjoyed such a great success, as well as having more significant prices, and they still need a powerful computer to operate.
Reports indicate that in the same fiscal quarter, Rift and Vive had sales of 300,000 and 200,000 units, respectively.
Sony sold about 460,000 units, surpassing the competition.
Sony has posted something on Twitter celebrating this important milestone for the company.
Shuhei Yoshida, president of Sony, made the announcement.
Besides, the president has revealed that the coming months will see several virtual reality releases. There will be about 25 new titles that will hit the market this year.
Some of the titles include London Heist, Everybody’s Golf VR, Blood and Truth and a mini-game version of the famous Five Nights at Freddy’s.
Hello Games is still working on a virtual reality version of No Man’s Sky.