PlayStation VR Accessories Hit Major Online Retailers

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With the PlayStation VR launch just around the corner—October 13th to be exact—major retailers like Amazon, Best Buy and GameStop have started to stock a few accessories that are sure to keep you charged-up at moment’s notice and travel-ready for those VR evangelist missions to the people who still haven’t tried out virtual reality. Attention : Pre-order release dates for PSVR accessories are different across each retailer.

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Retailers Screwed Everyone on PlayStation 5 Preorders

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Then retailers everywhere jumped the gun, confusion was rampant, and now you’ve got a bunch of pissed off gamers asking Sony, what in the actual hell? ps5 playstation 5 sony ps5 game consoles playstation sony gadgets consumer tech preorders


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How to pre-order God of War Ragnarok: retailers, editions, and bonuses

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Gaming Guides God of War God of War: Ragnarok PlayStation 5 pre-order Sony Santa MonicaThe most dedicated fans will be scooping these up as soon as they're available. Here's all the editions of God of War: Ragnarok and how you can pre-order them.

Oculus Announces First Retail Bundle: Rift + ‘Marvel Powers United VR’

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Oculus today announced plans to launch a new retail bundle which adds the upcoming Marvel Powers United VR to the usual retail box including the Rift headset and Touch controllers. Taking a cue from the console world where it’s fairly common to see retail bundles that are coupled with major game releases, Oculus has announced its first retail bundle that makes the included content as much of the package’s marketing as the hardware itself.

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The Xperia 1 Mark III Could Be Sony's Big Chance for a Major Mobile Comeback

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Over the past few years, Sony phones have landed in the U.S. Its handsets don’t get much support from carriers or room on retail shelves. But with the new Xperia 1 Mark III, Sony could be poised for a big time comeback. like lead balloons.

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Sony apologizes for PlayStation 5 pre-order mess, promises more consoles

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Sony apologized for the chaos caused by PlayStation 5 pre-orders, which suddenly started among retailers, causing many gamers to miss out on securing a console. Gaming News breaking twitter PlayStation 5 Sony

The UK’s Biggest Games Retailer Is Charging For PlayStation VR Demos (UPDATE)

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UPDATE: Comment from Sony and additional information added below. Sony is taking its PlayStation VR headset on tour across the UK with free demos this month. At the same time, the country’s biggest videogame retailer, GAME, is offering its own demonstrations, but for a price. “Retailers run in-store activity at their own discretion,” Sony told UploadVR.

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Sony: PlayStation VR Sales In The “many hundreds of thousands”

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We’re going to be playing guessing games when it comes to VR headset sales for a long time yet, but Sony has at least given us a ballpark to play with when it comes to PlayStation VR. PS VR is currently sold out at many retailers, with Amazon UK not expecting to be caught up with orders until December. The real question is if Sony can’t maintain that lead going forward as PC-based VR continues to lower its barrier to entry.

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Sony WH-1000XM5 Headphone Leak Reinforces Major Redesign, But It's Not All Good News

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Photos of the Sony WH-1000XM5's retail package have supposedly leaked, giving us our best look yet at the upcoming flagship headphones that are set to take on the Bose 700 and Apple AirPods Max.

Sony: ‘No Plans For PS VR-Related Deals’ on Black Friday

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Especially in the United States, people around the country will start lining up outside the biggest retailers such as Walmart, Target, Best Buy, and more getting ready to make the mad dash towards the biggest and best deals. Many retailers have even already started their sales. But one item you likely won’t find on sale in most cases is the recently released PlayStation VR headset from Sony. Some of our retail partners have started to advertise this.”

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Sony Cuts Price of PSVR & PS4 Console by $100 for Week-long Black Friday Sale

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With major US retailers already greasing the wheels of their shopping carts in preparation for the yearly scramble we call Black Friday, Sony today announced on the US PlayStation blog that it’s temporarily lowering the price of all PlayStation VR bundles as well as the PlayStation 4 1TB console, each by $100. image courtesy Sony. The post Sony Cuts Price of PSVR & PS4 Console by $100 for Week-long Black Friday Sale appeared first on Road to VR.

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The Sony PS5 Will Launch November 12 and Start at $400 [Update: Pre-Orders Start Tomorrow]

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With only a couple of months until launch, it’s been a little weird that we haven’t gotten an exact date or price for Sony’s next flagship console. The Sony PS5 will cost a whopping $500, and the disc-free Digital Edition will retail for $400. sony ps5 sony gaming

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Sony’s Dropping the Price of PlayStation VR


On the heels of price drops for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive this past month, Sony is also jumping into the price war game. Sony’s PlayStation VR will be sold bundled with the PlayStation Camera for $399 starting next month across the U.S. Sony originally introduced the PlayStation VR headset with a retail price of $399, but sold the PlayStation Camera that’s necessary to run any VR experiences separately. Everyone’s making VR more affordable before the holiday season.

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Sony Has Sold Over 2 Million PSVR Units Worldwide Since Launch

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As a testament to the strength of high-quality VR with a relatively low entry price, Sony today announced they’ve sold more than 2 million units to consumers worldwide as of December 3rd, 2017. The success, Sony says in a press release announcing the figures, is largely due to the number of PlayStation 4s currently in the hands of consumers; a whopping 70.6 This, Sony says, has led to the sale of “more than 617.8 image courtesy Sony.

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Sony Has Now Sold Over 53 Million PlayStation 4 Consoles To Date After Big Holiday Push

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Sony’s PlayStation 4 continues to widen the gap between it and the Xbox One with a strong 2016. After the launch of the PlayStation VR headset , the PlayStation 4 Pro , and the remodeled PlayStation 4 Slim all at the end of the year, as well as big software releases for the holiday season, Sony sits comfortably on top of the current generation sales charts, nearly doubling the Xbox One’s numbers so far. Tagged with: PlayStation 4 , PS VR , ps4 , PSVR , sales , sony.

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Sony Slashes PlayStation VR + ‘Gran Turismo Sport’ Bundle to $200

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After announcing the company sold over 2 million PSVR headsets to date , Sony is now lowering the price of one of its latest bundles to just $200, which includes PlayStation VR, PS Camera, and a copy of Gran Turismo Sport (2017). Image courtesy Sony. It’s likely Gran Turismo Sport didn’t see the same level of enthusiasm at the register, so Sony is cashing in their chips with one last incredible deal before the older headset is gone forever.

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Sony Increases PSVR Production Due To Demand

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A few weeks ago we reported that Sony was planning to bump up production of its PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset around E3 time. Following that the company confirmed the headset was now readily in stock at retailers and, this week, it’s specifically confirmed it’s making more units. PSVR Sony VR Industry News

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Sony Announces 4.2 Million PlayStation VR Units Sold

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Sony today revealed its latest PlayStation VR sales milestone of 4.2 Sony announced today that it has reached 4.2 Data courtesy Sony, chart by Road to VR. With the headset essentially the same as the one that launched at the end of 2016, continued sales have almost certainly driven by strong content, price reductions, and a focused retail effort around the holiday season. And Sony’s push for more quality PSVR content doesn’t seem to be waning.

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Sony Expects Early PSVR Sales to Reach “Many Hundreds of Thousands”

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Sony is setting high near term sales figure expectations for PlayStation VR’s rollout. Speaking with CNBC earlier this week , Jim Ryan, President of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, spoke to the company’s confidence in early traction of the PSVR headset. ” Amazon’s own pre-order allocations also sold-out within minutes of going live , while pre-order stock from major brick and mortar retailers like Target and Walmart lasted just a day or two.

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Google, Walmart, and Other Big Companies Are Half-Assing Their Climate Plans

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Check Out Sony’s Official Headset Stand For PlayStation VR

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VR headsets are tricky things to store seeing as they’re only designed to sit on your head, but Sony now has its own solution for how you can maintain your PlayStation VR unit. In fact a representative for the company told UploadVR that the device had been a “great success” and sold out across many retailers before the Christmas period (which is probably why we didn’t even know it existed).

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Sony Apologizes For PS5 Pre-Order Clusterfuck And Says More Consoles Will Be Available This Year

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Earlier this week, PS5 pre-orders started up at various retailers around the world at different times and with little warning. This created a giant mess and now Sony has officially apologized for the clusterfuck. ps5 playstation clusterfuck preorder mess sony apology kotakucore

Official: Sony Sold Nearly 1 Million PlayStation VR Headsets in 4.5 Months, Despite Limited Stock

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Sony is the first of the big three tethered VR headset makers to drop official PSVR sales figures: 915,000 PlayStation VR headsets sold as of February 19. Speaking with the New York Times recently , Andrew House, President of Sony Computer Entertainment, confirmed the PSVR sales data. As the first company to offer such information, it means that Sony is not only happy with the figure, but likely confident that they’re well ahead of the competing Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

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E3 2017: Sony Pledges To ‘Restart Promoting’ PSVR Soon

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Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) has had an unexpectedly big E3, debuting Bethesda’s Skyrim VR , revealing a port of Superhot VR, and announcing several other intriguing games. Shuhei Yoshida, Head of Worldwide Studios at Sony, said as much to Gamespot at this year’s show. “But going forward, because we have enough units moving into the retailers, we will restart promoting the system and games coming up.”

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Sony to Offer PlayStation VR Bundle Sale From 2/18 to 3/3

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Sony plans to hold a PlayStation VR bundle sale from February 18th (this Sunday) to March 3rd. If you missed out on the 2017 holiday deal season, this is your chance to score a similar discount on Sony’s PlayStation VR headset. Sony notes that the deal will be available in the US from the following retailers: GameStop. The post Sony to Offer PlayStation VR Bundle Sale From 2/18 to 3/3 appeared first on Road to VR.

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Saturday's Best Deals: Tacklife Auto Jump Starters & Tire Inflators, Kasa Smart Home Products, Hask Hair Mask Packs, Rowing Machines, and More

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A sale on Tacklife auto products and nourishing skin and hair masks lead Saturday’s best deals. Read more.

Sony to Nearly Double the Total Number of PSVR Games by End of 2018

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According to a report by Silicon Era , Sony expects to increase the number of PSVR games from 150 to 280 over the course of 2018. Citing Japanese financial publication Nikkei , the report holds the 80 percent increase in games planned for 2018 is primarily due to the fact that Sony has shipped over 2 million PSVR units worldwide since launch, making the platform ripe for further investment. However Sony says they’ve sold more than 12.2

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Friday's Best Deals: Fire HD 10 Tablet, Mpow Earbuds, It Takes Two, Monster Hunter Rise, Finer Form Workout Bench, Bellesa Boutique Sale, and More

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Amazon’s Fire HD 10 tablet and It Takes Two lead Friday’s best deals. Read more.

Sony: PlayStation VR Sales In The “many hundreds of.


Sony: PlayStation VR Sales In The “many hundreds of thousands” Speaking to CNBC at the headset’s launch yesterday, Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe President and Chief Executive, Jim Ryan, reportedly said that launch sales for the device will be in the “many hundreds of thousands”. PS VR is currently sold out at many retailers, with Amazon UK not expecting to be caught up with orders until December. sony ps4

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‘Tis The Season to VR


It was announcements and product launches galore with news coming from key players like Oculus, Sony, Microsoft and Google dominating the headlines almost every week. November has just started and with it come the Christmas and Hanukkah decorations and displays across retail stores in the U.S. While VR hasn’t gone mainstream yet, we are nearing a tipping point and retail experts agree. Low cost VR headsets can now be found at big box retailers like TJ Maxx stores.

PlayStation VR Headsets In Japan Live In Cute Little Prisons

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That’s why retailers have demo stations set up for HTC Vive and PlayStation VR headsets throughout the United States. Sony Interactive Entertainment has released the impressive-but-flawed VR add-on system for its PlayStation 4 console in its home country, but the publisher is not pushing hard with in-person demonstrations. Instead, retailer outlets have a PSVR on display that they keep locked down at all times. No, Sony. Tagged with: display , japan , PSVR , retail.

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Tuesday's Best Deals: Xbox Gift Cards, TaoTronics Massage Gun, HP Chromebook 14, JACHS NY Sale, PlayStation Plus, ComfiLife Seat Cushion, K-Swiss Sneakers, and More

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Xbox gift cards and a TaoTronics massage gun lead Tuesday’s best deals. Read more.

Thursday's Best Deals: M1 MacBook Pro, Free Atlas Coffee Club Bag, Tacklife Tabletop Fire Pit, Cornbread Hemp CBD, The Last of Us Part II Art Book, and More

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Atlas Coffee Club and Apple’s MacBook Pro lead Thursday’s best deals. Read more.

Amazon: Hope You Weren't Expecting Your Pre-Ordered PS5 to Ship on Time

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With retailers royally jumping the gun on PlayStation 5 pre-orders, count yourself lucky if you managed to snag one before they sold out everywhere. ps5 sony ps5 sony playstation playstation 5 consumer tech preorder preorders consumer technology game consoles gadgets

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Enterprise AR Trends for 2020 and Beyond


AR has penetrated almost all the industries: automotive, professional services, education and training, retail, architecture, and healthcare. One of the Ongoing Enterprise AR Trends: Retail Transformation .

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Monday's Best Deals: Apple AirPods Pro, Google Pixel 4a 5G, Switch Joy-Cons, TaoTronics Humidifiers, The Ordinary Peeling Solution, iPhone 12 MagSafe Charger, and More

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Apple’s AirPods Pro and the Google Pixel 4a 5G lead Monday’s best deals. Read more.

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Tech gifts in stock with holiday delivery: Apple Watch, Fire HD tablet

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A few of the largest retailers today are offering great deals on tech that makes for great gifting this holiday season, including the Apple Watch Series 7.