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PlayStation VR sales have passed 900,000

Sony has at last revealed how many of its virtual reality systems have been sold since October’s launch. Sony Interactive Entertainment boss Andrew House told The New York Times that as of February 19th sales of the headset had reached 915,000 worldwide. This puts PSVR on track to beat the …

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Samsung shipped more VR headsets than Vive, Oculus and PSVR combined in 2016

A new report published by SuperData revealed that the virtual reality industry made $1.8bn (1.44bn) in revenue in 2016, with 6.3m devices shipped throughout the course of the year. Of these units, 4.51m were Samsung Gear VR headsets, making it the most-shipped headset of 2016. Sony’s PlayStation VR came in …

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Nearly 10% of Resident Evil 7 players are PSVR users

Over 87,000 players around the world have played Resident Evil 7 in VR, Capcom has revealed. That’s according to new figures released on ResidentEvil.Net, detailing the game’s global statistics. As of January 30th, 87,196 players have opted to play Resident Evil 7 in virtual reality, making up 9.48 per cent …

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YouTube VR now supports PlayStation VR

Owners of PS4’s BR headset are now able to stream and enjoy the service’s 360 degree videos. YouTube version 1.09, which seems to be slowly rolling out, allows users to select between ‘normal’ or ‘PSVR’ versions of the app at launch. Once updated the peripheral becomes compatible with the range …

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PlayStation VR set to eclipse Rift and Vive sales in the UK

Sales of Sony’s PlayStation VR tech are on track to outsell the combined sales of HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, according to data tracker GfK’s October consumer panel survey. The research firm says thatthe hardware’s PlayStation branding led to high expectations for the tech and ‘eradicated many concerns’ about VR. …

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Vive and Oculus Rift sales predicted to hit 770k by year end

2016 has been the year of VR, but how many units are actually in the hands of consumers? That’s the big question that still hangs over the sector, and one that SuperData has now tried to answer. As reported by Upload VR, the research specialist predicts the following install bases …

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Virtual reality is here… Now what?

With PlayStation VR having arrived along with Oculus and Vive, the virtual reality revolution has begun. But how can developers help shape the future of the technology?

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Developer Drool on why Thumper is not a rhythm title

One of the most interesting rhythm games to hit the market in the recent memory is Thumper from two-man studio Drool. Rather than having consumers play along to pop and rock hits, like in Guitar Hero, Thumper has players hitting buttons sparingly to a soundtrack that can only be described …

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CCP discusses Eve Valkyrie and being a VR pioneer

CCP’s VR dogfighting title Eve Valkyrie was one of the most visible virtual reality titles ahead its launch earlier this year. We catch up with the game’s global brand manager Ryan Geddes to see how the roll out of both Valkyrie and virtual reality has gone. Eve Valkyrie launched in …

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