GameStop has seen brisk demand for Sony's new Playstation VR device, says COO Tony Bartel.
Hope Sony can make enough of them for the holidays, the demand for PSVR is crazy!
U dont think there will be a problem. If they havent even sold out then im sure we'll be good for the holidays
Lol. Just no 😂
Why is one of the cheapest VR devices called "Pricey"?
@heavy Because the author doesnt understand that its the cheapest option out right now. Thats what "Blind Fanboy hate", will do to you.
@xHeavYx @hulk_bash1987 $400/$500 Is still expensive...
Ok ? What was that ?
@deadlyoreo Why not?
Its already sold out at every Gamestop near me. I'd have to drive out of state to find one. Glad I preordered in March!
I bet it has already outsold Oculus and Vive combined. It sold 50k units in Japan alone, which was half of Vive's estimated sales as of July.
I think so as well. Japan does seem to like new tech though. I think this will usher in a big boost to PS4 sales as well in Japan. As to how it compares to the other devices, I agree, I think its well above what the other have sold to date. (which is actually good for all three of them)
I guess come Playstation Meeting in December we'll know the exact numbers. My estimate is 1,5 mil by early December.
TOTALLY CRAZY! AHHHHHHHHHHHHAHAHAHAHAHA
it will be the hot item of Christmas/holidays for many families. I don't know if they can all find one. SOOO glad I preordered. ((:
No surprise there. Expect an increasing shortage as Christmas approaches.
Selling like hotcakes so far. Just wait till the pro comes out, its gonna be nuclear.
You know what they say almost doesn't count. Great to see high demands. I can't wait to get a taste of VR using PSVR.
almost doesn't count? who cares? it's selling fast. why even say that?
My second sentence holds the same weight So I wanted to have balance. You know like what MS plans to do with the Scorpio.
Yeah because for all anyone knows it could have been the last headset on the shelf, plus Midnight launches usually last up to the last person in the store, which equals to once they leave stragglers usually aren't let in.
I hope they make plenty so that people don't have to buy from price gouging d-bags from ebay.
or craigslist. day one there were 800$ PSVR kits on craigslist, but none of the stores had any stock. gee, i wonder why?
This is a surprise to you??? Happens for EVERY single new release of hardware. Supply and demand. Heck the WiiU was the exact same way, and now look at it.
It's not really of a surprise, so much as a disappointment. I wish people would put the same amount of effort into their real careers instead of leeching off people by making shopping inconvenient in order to make a little cash. That said, I was able to get mine on launch in best buy.
Been in stock at Amazon every day
I ordered a set from Amazon last Thursday and had it Saturday at my doorstep. Played it for a few hours. Got bored, returned it to Amazon.
I want to ask you a question and I want a serious answer. Why do people like you become fanboys and spend all their free time going to articles talking crap,trolling etc on products they have really no reason to hate. Like did you not get attention when growing up from mommy and daddy or did you get picked on in school and this is you lashing out I just don't get it. Next time try taking a deep breath,dont click on an article just to troll and spend some time trying to figure out where your life went wrong that trolling comment boards gets you off.
and then you realized you didn't have a PS4?
Pricey? I think it's a bargain, compared to the other headsets.
Super cheap, quite the steal.
I just saw some at Walmart.
My buddy brought it over last night. It is wild!
Cant wait for the hype train to leave the station. Its overpriced and not something people will want to do everyday. I dont even see anyone caring about it by Christmas. The buzz will be about the Nintendo Switch
The hype isn't needed, it's real and it's gaining momentum. All popular youtubers are ranting about it. Gaming sites are giving it glowing reviews. I got one over the weekend and it's incredible. You think people are gonna believe your salty ass fake comments... lol common bruh.
Are you done yet?
Got my upvote. Thanks for the laugh ;)
You can literally go into Gamestop and buy one, and tons of other stores. I don't think the false supply and demand thing will work with this, especially since you can see with your own eyes that these things are everywhere.
Sorry this isnt false its true, coning from you guys who live in a bubble from reality filled with delusions. your the last type of people that should be offering advice for looking at things with your eyes
pics or it didn't happen.
http://static1.i4u.com/site... It happened! Didn't you used to work at gamestop? I could have swore you said that along with school and a loving girlfriend.
@gangsta I don't get it. What's a picture of only one PSVR bundle supposed to prove? Don't you have another with a stock pile of them? Anyways in case anyone wants to know where to buy them there's this website. https://www.nowinstock.net/...
@gangsta Nice try! Unfortunately posting a pic of the guy straight from the PSVR unboxing video that is on gamestops website is pretty low. https://www.youtube.com/wat...
Oh, I thought a pic was the only thing necessary! But I guess it's more reasonable to ask for pics of PSVR headsets from gamestop just to prove they aren't sold out. My bad.
so sad, gangsta. what are you talking about? do you even know?
Checked and it would seem the closest gamestop to me with it is 40 miles away, and we have 5 game stops in my city, and another 10 in the capital I live next too. yet they're all sold out. Apparently it's still available online. Target has none available in store. The base unit is available for online ordering. Walmart has some low stock apparently at a couple stores in the area, and it's available for online ordering. Best Buy has them available at a few stores in my area, with about 6 total stores to choose from, and it's available online. Amazon has the base unit, but no bundles outside 3rd party sellers. So, based on it not being ubiquitously available without having to jump through hoops, I'd say that stock is probably low. Low stock doesn't mean that it's impossible to find, nor does it mean that GS or other places aren't almost sold out....just means they either didn't have enough stock to begin with....which is unlikely given currently estimated sales numbers.....or they just sold a lot and actually are almost sold out. I'd suggest if you can literally go to any GS and buy one, you do so, then resell it at a profit. It's shady, but instead of complaining that it's doing so well, why not capitalize on all this false supply shortages that apparently exist causing people to take people away from their money? For the most part, people can't sell these things at escalated prices unless there actually is a supply shortage, because people will look through regular retail first and always.
What? During pre-orders they said it was "sold out through holiday." now it's "almost sold out!" ?? They are seriously trying to use the "shortage" advertising, hoping it creates some hype as a Christmas item. If people have a hard time finding it on black friday it will create an artificial "need" among consumers.
Picked mine up couple days after launch. Walked in to my local shop and they had 2, I had to walk out with one of them.
I can see demand getting pretty crazy as more and more people get a chance to try it. Literally EVERYONE I've had over to try mine immediately asks me how much mine cost me, I got the launch bundle. Just had buddy over this morning who wasn't even interested in trying it. Put him in Rush of Blood just to try something simple and he was talking about going n getting one right after. VR is really something you have to try to understand for the average person.
Wow. Glad I went and tried it for myself and kept all of our preorders intact instead of blindly listening to the "too edgy for me" mainstream commenters, youtubers, streamers, and internet personality bloggers (aka faux gaming journalists), who sorely misrepresented this product because of their "imitation technical gaming expertise" pride and incompetence to recognize that we all need help sometimes and could have easily fixed the very minor problems via RTFM or a 5 sec google search. Or like many, they just never tried it and just wanted to act out and fuel hate drama using products and brands - maybe because their political parties or lives suck or the wife didn't give them some tasty treats last night. Anyways, the public has spoken! After trying it, I knew it would be "cool", but I didn't think they were going to start selling out! Great for us owners!
Core headset available at Amazon, Bundle is not.
Gamestop has some bundles with the core system, a game, camera, and move controllers for $499-549. Not really bad deals overall, particularly if you're willing to go with a used Move controller or camera. They're at least not gouging with them like Wal-mart and their ridiculous new system bundles for when consoles launch.
Yeah I was at one yesterday and they were out of bundles but had the core headsets with camera and used move controllers plus a free game for $499.99, its a pretty good deal I thought if you cannot get the bundle.
hopefully it gets to the point where they can get this thing running and give developers the confidence to develope their games for VR and have this thing fill with more AAA VR games for the next ten years
bu-bu-but.. vr is just a fad like 3d tv's, only elitists want it X( I think not
Waiting for a full blown shooter or a full blown single player campaign for vr doeeeeee
People that are calling PSVR pricey !!! Lol !!!!
idk if this is just gamestop trying to generate hype. kinda how concert venues do create hype by saying its a sold out show but most of those tickets were bought by scalpers so when you show up half the place is full. right now in atlanta only a few gamestops have low stock all the others ones appear be in stock.
Pricey? It's a bargain!
"pricey"? lol it's cheap compared to the competition
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