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PSVR Will Sell 750K Units in 2017, Fewer Than Expected

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One analyst that expected Sony to sell a around 2.6 million units of the PlayStation VR in 2016 now estimates that the company won't even sell half of that. Revised 2016 sales forecast for the PSVR by SuperData Research, a market research and analytics firm, reveals that Sony’s virtual reality headset will shift fewer than 750,000 units by the end of the year, a far cry from earlier estimates. Microsoft to Challenge PS VR With $299 Virtual Reality Headsets SuperData conceded to its overestimated of the PlayStation VR's performance at retail, adjusting its forecast accordingly. Its report stated that “notably...

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It's Possible to Use PlayStation VR on Xbox One, Wii U

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That's right, it's actually possible to plug the PlayStation VR into the Xbox One, Wii U and other devices and use some of its features. Japanese twitter user chirnoice used his/her headset to view Splatoon on Wii U, while Ars Technica hooked theirs up to an Xbox One and a PC, stating that doing so with the latter shows the Windows desktop. Various reddit users have also tested the headset on the Xbox One and other devices with an HDMI output, getting varying results. Apparently, a major drawback is the lack of sound, though Polygon said plugging headphones into the...

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Have a Look at the Upcoming PlayStation VR Games, Experiences [Video]

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Sony has released a new video giving gamers a quick preview of what they can expect from the PlayStation VR, showing all sorts of experiences for the virtual reality device. We get to see a number of upcoming games and even a face-to-face encounter with a Great White shark in The Deep... [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdeJ_6ucqVA&w=800&h=366] Some 230 developers are already working on content for PlayStation VR and gamers can expect at least 50 games to be released between the device's launch and the end of 2016. We are especially looking forward to the PS VR versions of Star Wars Battlefront and...

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Resident Evil 7 is Written by a Westerner For First Time Ever

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Resident Evil 7 is written by non-other than Richard Pearsey, the creative mind behind the Spec-Ops: The Line and F.E.A.R.’s stories. Having confirmed his involvement in the game on his Twitter account, Pearsey is the first Westerner to be lead writer for a major Resident Evil game. He tweeted: “This has been quite a trip. Very glad to have played a part.” Most recently, he was the writer and narrative designer iOS game 1979 Revolution, which was banned in Iran for its rather ‘touchy’ subject matter (research the ‘Iranian Revolution’). Resident Evil 7 Announced, Goes Back to Series Roots It’ll...

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Sony is Bringing PlayStation VR to PC?

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Sony is reportedly considering eventually bringing the PlayStation VR to PC once everything with the PlayStation 4 version is sorted out. The fact that the current-gen consoles like the PlayStation 4 have a similar architecture to that of an off-the-shelf PC means PlayStation VR could, in theory, be easily made to work on a PC. PlayStation VR Releases in October 2016 for $400, Get the Details Sony Computer Entertainment Senior Vice President Masayasu Ito told Japanese newpaper Nikkei that the company is considering making the headset available on PC but that “nothing will happen right away.” He stated: “Since Playstation...

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