PLAYSTATION VR LAUNCHES OCTOBER 2016 AVAILABLE GLOBALLY AT 44,980 YEN, USD 399, EUR 399 AND GBP 349
With more than 230 Developers and Publishers on board and over 160 diverse titles in development, PS VR gets set for its October launch.
Currently more than 230 developers and publishers are working on PS VR software titles, from smaller independent teams to larger studios at the industry’s top publishers such as 2K Games and Ubisoft. Software titles in development for PS VR from these developers and publishers as well as from SCE Worldwide Studios are now totaling to more than 160 titles, and over 50 of those titles including Eagle Flight (Ubisoft), EVE: Valkyrie (CCP Games), Headmaster (Frame Interactive), Rez Infinite (Enhance Games), Wayward Sky (Uber Entertainment), RIGS: Mechanized Combat League, Tumble VR, Until Dawn: Rush of Blood and PlayStation VR WORLDS are expected to launch by the end of this year. Additionally, Electronic Arts Inc., DICE and Lucasfilm are working on an all-new Star Wars Battlefront, gaming experience only for PS VR. Furthermore, THE PLAYROOM VR4 will be available as a free download from PlayStation Store to all PS VR owners, simultaneously with the launch of the system.
To further drive the expansion of the PS VR software line-up, SCE is partnering with Tools & Middleware companies*5 to provide innovative technology solutions and enhance the title development environment for PS VR.
The system also has a Cinematic mode, which lets users enjoy a variety of content in a large virtual screen while wearing the headset. Supported content for the Cinematic mode includes standard PS4 games and videos as well as variety of PS4 features including Share Play and Live from PlayStation. Users will also be able to enjoy 360 degrees photos and videos that are captured by devices such as omnidirectional cameras on PS VR via PS4 Media Player, which will let them feel as if they are physically inside the captured scene.
SCE will continue to vigorously promote PS VR towards its release in October by showcasing PS VR titles at events around the globe, while also broadening its title portfolio.
You’ll need a PS4 system and a PlayStation Camera to enjoy PS VR. PS4, DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller and the PlayStation Camera are all sold separately.
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