VR vs. Price

VRFocus - If you look back over the past decade in the videogame industry, you quickly learn one golden rule: it’s all about the pricing. Companies can build the most amazing products but it all means nothing without an efficient price tag. Sony learned that lesson with the still cringe-inducing launch of the PlayStation 3 at $599 USD, while Nintendo reveled in it at $249 for the Wii. Even as recently as this year, Microsoft has had to trim the price of its Xbox One in the UK to £399 GBP and throw in a free game to make it more competitive with the PlayStation 4.

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WatDoesTheStarFoxSay1658d ago

I would consider buying a VR headset for PS4 if it didn't pass beyond the $500 mark.

SteamPowered1658d ago

The Oculus Dev Kit was around $300 USD, so I cant see the finished product being more than that.
There are more and more games popping up on Steam that support this. That right there is the first step.
I wonder if all PS4 games will support VR or if they have to be designed with it in mind.

The Great Melon1658d ago (Edited 1658d ago )

Oculus have stated many times that they want the consumer model to be priced near the devkit. If they can financially go lower they will, as their goal is not simply to just sell a product, but also ensure that VR will expand far beyond a novelty.

SnakeCQC1658d ago

I posted a link on tech spy from the devs who said everyone would be able to afford the rift

WeAreLegion1658d ago (Edited 1658d ago )

I'm very excited for both. I love the Oculus, or the few games I've played on it. I can't wait to see what Sony is doing, too.

Off topic: Crap. I lost a bubble. What does a guy have to do to get bubbles around here? Being impartial doesn't seem to be working.

Edit: Trust me. That doesn't work, either. Lol.

SteamPowered1658d ago

Sorry dude, looks like its Sony or GTFO. Im a PC guy, I feel your pain. :(

DCfan1658d ago

LOL, i don't comment that often and got bubbled down for some reason. Have a bub+ :)

WeAreLegion1658d ago

Thanks, man. :) Back at ya!

ooquis1658d ago

Can't wait to try this "some-day"!

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