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Sony’s Second-Gen PSVR Headset may Coincide With PlayStation 5 Launch

Sony maintains a dominant position in the VR headset industry. The company’s PlayStation VR unit has sold millions of copies and continues to remain attractive to games. At the same time, rumors are swelling as to how the company is working on a successor. The PSVR2 may be coming to market in the near future. […]

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Major Sony PlayStation VR Gaming Bundle Surfaces in the UK

It is evident Sony will maintain a firm grip on the VR industry for some time to come. The company sells the most headsets, and its latest PlayStation VR bundle will only attract more attention. For those who are still on the fence about virtual reality – especially from a gaming point of view – […]

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Major Marine Imaging Firm Develops VR System That Films Deepsea in 8K HD

Earlier this month, Marine Imaging Technologies, the official partner of National Geographic and BBC, has introduced a technology that enables filmmakers and education centers to create footage of underwater life and deepsea terrain in 8K HD, through the use of a highly sophisticated VR setup. The system aptly labeled ‘Hydrus VR’, makes use of ten […]

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Creator of PlayStation VR, Richard Marks, Officially Joins Google’s Console Division

Even though Google’s gaming-console division rarely gets mentioned these days, the company has made yet another blockbuster move and roped in leading VR player, Richard Marks, who was previously tasked with the creation of Sony’s PlayStation VR hardware. About Marks As per his LinkedIn bio, Marks worked for Sony for 19 years at their Magic Lab […]

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Microsoft Executive Confirms Xbox Will Not Support VR, PS4 Chooses Different Path

$783 billion technology conglomerate and Xbox developer Microsoft has officially revealed its plans to cut off support for virtual reality (VR) on the Xbox console. Microsoft Chooses TV or VR Mike Nichols, the chief marketing officer of Microsoft, clarified in an interview with GamesIndustry that as of current, the Microsoft team believes PC is the […]

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Sony Seemingly Put PlayStation VR on the Backburner During E3 2018

The most recent E3 conference was quite an exciting one. Many games were announced, and it seems the VR industry will get a few new offerings as well. However, Sony is seemingly less keen on pushing its position in the VR market forward. In fact, the Sony keynote all but skipped over VR, which took […]

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Sony Isn’t Impressed by the VR Industry’s Growth

Even though Sony is one of the market leaders in the VR industry, the company acknowledges there are some issues. As of right now, the industry is growing rather slowly with no real improvements in sight. Overcoming this lull in growth will not be easy by any means, but the company remains confident things will […]

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Sony Cuts PlayStation VR Prices by 25% in Europe and the UK

The past two years have been pretty impressive for Sony. Their PlayStation VR headset effectively fires on all cylinders as of right now. Even though the unit is widely successful, it will still get a major price drop. More specifically, prices will be cut across Europe, although it remains unclear if the same discounts will […]

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Sony has Sold Over 2 Million PlayStation VR Headsets to Date

It almost begins to sound like a broken record but Sony continues to dominate the non-mobile VR headset market. According to a new report, the company has sold over 2 million units worldwide. That is a pretty solid number, considering this headset is limited to owners of the PlayStation 4 only. At the same time, […]

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VR Headset Sales are on the Rise in Q3 2017

Contrary to what most people might think, virtual reality is slowly hitting its stride. While still not a mainstream trend by any means, things are gradually improving. The amount of VR headset sales is on the rise, with Sony still dominating the market. However, there is some healthy growth, as we now have over 1 […]