May 30, 2023

The PS VR2 launched earlier this 12 months, bringing with it the promise of higher and extra highly effective {hardware} than its predecessor, although seemingly, it hasn’t bought off to an excellent begin. Although Sony has stated that there’s an excellent likelihood the brand new headset finally ends up outselling the unique PS VR, studies have claimed that it managed to promote simply 270,000 items in its first few weeks available on the market.

Sony, nonetheless, appears reluctant to present a press release a method or one other about how the PS VR2 is doing. When requested concerning the system and the way it’s performing in a current interview with Famitsu, PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan stated that it’s “a bit early” to guage that proper now, although the corporate is “pleased to see” optimistic reception from gamers and critics, earlier than happening so as to add that the headset has “many titles” within the pipeline for this 12 months and past.

“PS VR2 has simply been launched, so it might be a bit early to guage its reputation, however we’re pleased to see many optimistic reactions from customers and the media,” Ryan stated. “I simply listed among the suitable titles, however greater than 40 titles have been launched across the launch of PS VR2. As well as, there are lots of titles forward of us in 2023 and past. We’ll proceed to push ahead in order that those that buy PS VR2 can take pleasure in it for a very long time and we are able to additionally safe earnings.”

Previous to the PS VR2’s launch, it was reported that Sony had slashed its inner cargo forecast for the headset by half as a consequence of disappointing pre-order numbers, which in flip have been pushed by its excessive value. In the meantime, final month it was claimed that Sony had reduce its manufacturing plans for PS VR2 by about 20%.

New PS VR2 titles might be introduced quickly, with Sony having formally introduced a PlayStation Showcase for Might 24.

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