Once everything is set up, there will be games to take you into different world.
Forget watching it on TV, because VR is about immersing yourself in a reality, and that’s exactly what this device is made to do.
More than 230 developers and publishers are apparently working on titles now, and the few we know about include a robot sports game “Rigs”, a horror title “Until Dawn: Rush of Blood”, a physical game “Tumble VR”, and a multi-game made to let you experience much of what VR can do in “PlayStation VR Worlds”.
Not to be left out, DICE and Lucasfilm are working on a new version of “Star Wars Battlefront” to let you be properly immersed in Star Wars the way only a video game can.
Entertainment will also be delivered through the PS VR system with a “cinematic mode”, which takes advantage of our brains and the trickery of seeing a screen up close and in focus to simulate a large virtual cinema screen to watch photos, videos, and more, while 360 degree content will also be made available for use on the headset.
“Ever since we unveiled PS VR during the 2014 Game Developers Conference, we’ve received a tremendous response from gamers and developers alike,” said Andrew House, President and Global CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
“To make sure that we are able to prepare and deliver enough units of PS VR and a wide variety of software titles to consumers worldwide, we have decided to launch PS VR in October 2016. For those who are looking forward to its launch, we would like to thank everyone for their patience and continued support.”
“We are beyond excited to deliver to consumers the amazing experience that PS VR offers,” he said.
Now for the price: $549.95.
Yep, it’ll cost a little over $500 to grab the PS VR in Australia, though remember that this price doesn’t include a PlayStation 4 console which is needed to make this headset work.