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PlayStation VR pre-orders in the "hundreds of thousands" as stock runs dry

Supplies of the PlayStation VR are running incredibly short after what Sony has described as sales totalling the hundreds of thousands”. The headsets are almost impossible to track down in the UK this week, with nearly all major retailers left out of stock. It’s not yet clear when stocks will …

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Sony is already selling the PlayStation VR at a profit

According to Sony’s Shawn Layden the company is already selling PlayStation VR units at a profit. The chairman of Worldwide Studios at Sony Interactive Entertainment and president of Sony Interactive Entertainment America revealed the news when speaking to Polygon about the PSVR’s launch this week. "We’re making money on the …

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You can play Xbox One or Wii U games in PSVR

PlayStation VR users have discovered that you can play Xbox One and Wii U games while using the headset. Plugging in either of the devices to the PSVR’s processing unit will display the console’s output in PSVR’s cinematic mode. This mode displays the console’s output on a big cinema screen …

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Margin Makers: Guide to PSVR merchandise

Sony’s PlayStation VR finally hits shelves today. Even if history ultimately decides VR was just a gimmick, the impressive amount of hype surrounding PSVR will at least guarantee a couple millions headsets to be shifted in the first few weeks, and who knows what success may follow. Christmas will also …

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VIDEOS: Here’s how to hook up the PlayStation VR

The PlayStation VR arrives this Thursday (October 13th), and Sony has released a video guide designed to help new owners get the headset up and running. The tutorial comes in three parts and is basically just an alternative to reading the manual that comes in the box. Because who reads …

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Jeff Minter’s Polybius is a PSVR exclusive

Jeff Minter from Space Giraffe and TxK fame is re-imaging the legendary Polybius arcade game as a PSVR exclusive. Announced with an incredibly detailed short story on the Playstation Blog, Minter revealed that he has decided to create Polybius exclusively for PSVR. He said in the announcement that it was …

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OPINION: Why PlayStation VR is virtual reality’s first real test

In his latest regular column, former Sony Studio London and indie virtual reality developer Dave Ranyard talks about the imminent launch of PlayStation VR. So, this is it. Next week, Sony launches PlayStation VR. This is the first real consumer test of VR. Yes, we have had Oculus and Vive …

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