Sony Announces Price Drop for PlayStation VR Bundles

Posted Wed Mar 28, 2018 at 12:00 PM PDT by
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The company has reduced the MSRP for its PlayStation VR bundles. 

Following a recent limited time sale, Sony has announced a permanent price reduction for its PlayStation VR bundles. The new pricing will officially go into effect on March 29, with bundles now set to start at $300.

Designed for use with a PS4 and PlayStation Camera, the PS VR headset features a 1920×RGB×1080 (960×RGB×1080 per eye) OLED display with a 100-degree FOV (Field of View) and up to a 120Hz refresh rate. There are 220 PS VR titles currently available in the US, and more than 180 additional games and experiences are expected to launch by the end of the year.

Here's a full rundown of the new PS VR bundle prices:

PlayStation VR Doom VFR Bundle - $300 (previously $400), includes a PlayStation VR headset, PlayStation Camera, the PS VR Demo Disc 2.0, and the Doom VFR Blu-ray Disc.

PlayStation VR Skyrim VR Bundle - $350 (previously $450), includes a PlayStation VR headset, PlayStation Camera, two PlayStation Move controllers, the PS VR Demo Disc 2.0, and Skyrim VR with the core game and Dawnguard, Hearthfire, and Dragonborn add-ons.

And outside of bundles, the PlayStation VR Standalone Headset is currently available for $200. The default standalone package includes the headset along with a processor unit, PlayStation VR headset connection cable, HDMI cable, USB cable, Stereo headphones, AC power cord, and AC adaptor. 

Beyond Sony's headset, other competing PC VR platforms include the Oculus Rift + Touch Virtual Reality System ($399), the VIVE VR headset bundle ($499), and the upcoming VIVE Pro VR Head Mounted Display ($799). Meanwhile, mobile VR offerings include smartphone headsets like the Samsung Gear VR and the Google Daydream View

Source: Sony

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