The PlayStation VR2 could also be leashed by a USB cable, however Sony is lastly untethering its gross sales exclusivity maintain on the digital actuality headset.
After a low-key Twitter announcement that the PSVR 2 is coming to third-party distributors, the headset can now be bought at Amazon, Greatest Purchase, Goal, Walmart, and GameStop. Every retailer is promoting the PSVR 2 and its controllers for $549.99, the identical as Sony. Additionally, when you desire to get it with Horizon Name of the Mountain, that bundle showcasing plenty of the PSVR 2’s potential prices $599.99 and can be on sale at Amazon, Greatest Purchase, Goal, Walmart, and GameStop.
The most important difficulty usually cited is sport choice, with the launch lineup made up of largely video games already obtainable on different platforms. That tide began altering barely with VR add-ons for AAA titles like Gran Turismo 7 and Resident Evil Village, in addition to distinctive experiences like Earlier than Your Eyes, however there’s nonetheless so much for Sony to show.
One factor which may assist the PSVR 2 somewhat extra is PC compatibility, however up to now, there’s been no indication that’s within the playing cards. For now, simply promoting the factor at extra shops can solely assist additional. And since one of the simplest ways to know when you’ll like VR is to attempt it out, maybe that is the precursor to retail shops getting kiosks the place folks can don a PSVR 2 and see how they prefer it firsthand. That’s one other element sorely lacking from an online-only launch.