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Update: Sony Says It Has Not Cut PSVR2 Production Numbers

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Update 12:14 PM 01/31/2023

Recent bloomberg Sony refuted that claim in a new statement, along with a report that said Sony had told its supply partners to prepare for a drop in display panel orders, and that it had halved its shipment forecasts as a result of disappointing pre-order numbers. bottom. GamesIndustry.biz.

The publication reports that “PlayStation says it hasn’t cut production numbers for upcoming VR headsets.” Bloomberg’s report.playstation said GamesIndustry.biz “We are seeing the enthusiasm of PlayStation fans for upcoming releases, including more than 30 titles such as Gran Turismo 7, Horizon Call of the Mountain, and Resident Evil Village,” he said.

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Original Story, Jan 31, 2023, 9:06 am

According to a new report from Sony, Sony has lowered its shipment forecast for its PlayStation VR2 headset, which is set to launch next month. bloomberg.

The publication reports that Sony halved its shipments this quarter from 2 million units to 1 million units due to disappointing pre-order numbers ahead of its February 22 release date. bloomberg Sony reports that it has told its supply partners to prepare for cutbacks in display panel orders, with PlayStation expected to ship around 1.5 million units between April of this year and March 2024.

As for disappointing pre-order numbers, it shouldn’t come as a surprise: PSVR2 adopters have been vocal about the price of the headset. PSVR2’s standard retail package is priced at $549.99.That’s more expensive than the PlayStation 5 console required to play PSVR2. If you don’t own a PS5 yet but want to dive into the PSVR2 ecosystem, you’re basically looking at spending $1000+.

Additionally, some players PSVR2 release lineup This includes many games already available on other VR platforms, as well as games previously playable in the first iteration of PlayStation VR. The launch window lineup includes over 30 games. Horizon: Call of the Mountainbut recently we’ve also seen one of the most anticipated PSVR2 titles, Supermassive Games’ The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR. late outside this window.

PSVR2 launches on February 22nd.

[Source: Bloomberg]

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