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Everything We Know About PlayStation VR

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Sony is poised to launch their offensive in the virtual reality wars that loom on the horizon with the PlayStation VR, powered by the PlayStation 4. What do we know of their plans?

Launch Date And What's In The Box

The PlayStation VR will be releasing to the worldwide masses October 13th, 2016.

"From the moment you slip on PlayStation VR, the new Virtual Reality system for PlayStation 4, you’ll experience games in an entirely new way. You’ll be at the centre of the action, living every detail of extraordinary new worlds – and you’ll feel like you’re actually inside the game."

Included when you buy a PlayStation VR is the headset itself, a processor unit that plugs into the PlayStation 4 console, stereo earbuds, a HDMI and USB cable, an AC adaptor and power cord, and the PS VR headset connection adaptor.

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How Much Does It Cost?

The PlayStation VR is going to be one of the cheapest virtual reality headsets available on the market for what it can achieve. However the caveat is you must already own a PlayStation 4 console as otherwise your initial buy in for VR is going to cost you.

"Just plug in and play. PS VR is powered by PlayStation 4, so you can simply connect the two and step into new experiences in seconds."

You must also have a PlayStation Camera V2 which is used to track the PlayStation VR headset, as well as any connected Move controllers (not required).

The price points for the PlayStation VR are USD $400, €400 and £350.

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Where Can You Pre-Order From?

Much like any other major tech launch there are multiple sources to pre-order the new fancy virtual reality gizmo from Sony. Below are a few options:

Amazon (UK) - Limited stock

GAME (UK)

ShopTo (UK/Europe) - Stock depleted

Tesco (UK)

Amazon (US) - Stock depleted

Target (US)

Walmart (US) - Stock depleted

PlayStation VR Launch Day Titles

There's a healthy selection of titles ready to launch alongside the PlayStation VR headset which includes of course the launch day bundle game PlayStation VR Worlds.

Ace Banana
Ace Banana is an archery simulating, max-4 multiplayer, rogue-like VR game. Playing as the legendary five guardians o...
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13 Oct 2016-PS4
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Batman: Arkham VR
A Rocksteady-developed VR experience set in the world of Batman where you will have to utilise Batman's legendary gad...
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25 Apr 2017-PC
13 Oct 2016-PS4
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Battlezone
Rebellion is looking to reboot Battlezone, yes that Battlezone, from the original Atari. This versus tank title is ta...
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13 Oct 2016-PS4
11 May 2017-PC
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DriveClub VR
Get behind the wheel as DRIVECLUB revs its engines for a follow-up season of edge-of-your-seat racing. Combining t...
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13 Oct 2016-PS4
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Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live
Exclusive to PlayStation VR, the Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live bridges the gap between the physical world we live in a...
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13 Oct 2016-PS4
9 Mar 2018-PC
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Here They Lie
Here They Lie transports you to a terrifying world from which you cannot escape. Explore a nightmarish city inhabited...
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13 Oct 2016-PS4
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Hustle Kings
Do you have what it takes to hustle your way to the top in the king of pool games?
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22 Dec 2009-PS3
13 Oct 2016-PS4
22 Feb 2012-PS Vita
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PlayStation VR Worlds
PlayStation VR Worlds is a journey through five virtual reality experiences developed specially for PS VR, including ...
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13 Oct 2016-PS4
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RIGS: Mechanized Combat League
Launching exclusively for PlayStation®VR, RIGS throws you into explosive battle arenas where mechanised combat and fu...
Release Dates
13 Oct 2016-PS4
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Rez Infinite
15 years after the original Rez won hearts and blew minds on the PS2, its unique blend of shooting-rhythm-action retu...
Release Dates
9 Aug 2017-PC
13 Oct 2016-PS4
16
Rollercoaster Dreams
Visit the amusement parks which are created by the players from all over the world. The players from all over the wor...
Release Dates
22 Dec 2016-PS4
10
SportsBar VR
SportsBar VR features a wide variety of popular pub games, including pool, darts, air hockey and many others, all set...
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13 Oct 2016-PS4
3
Super Stardust Ultra VR
Adopting a whole new perspective of gameplay, you will jump into to the cockpit thanks to Super Stardust Ultra VR’s f...
Release Dates
13 Oct 2016-PS4
0
The Assembly
The Assembly, a mysterious organisation hidden from the world, has been experimenting outside the constraints of gove...
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13 Oct 2016-PS4
20 Jan 2017-Xbox One
19 Jul 2016-PC
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