Sony PlayStation’s Virtual Reality sales are set to outperform the competition over the holidays according to the latest tech market analysts. After a successful launch in October, Sony now has expectations of 750,000 units on target to sell in the last 3 months of 2016.
This is really going to dominate the virtual reality headset market when compared to sales for HTC Vive (450,000) and Oculus Rift (355,000).
Granted there are different MSRP price points and model specifications to consider that are influencers in virtual reality buying decisions:
- PSVR MSRP: USD$399, (£349, AU$550), USD $499 for Headset + Camera + Controller (Display resolution: 1080×960 OLED, ie. Each eye), Display refresh rate: 120HZ
- HTC Vive: MSRP USD$799(£689, AU$899) Includes Everything but PC included (Display resolution: 1200×1080 OLED) Display refresh rate: 90Hz
- Oculus Rift: MSRP USD$599 (£549, AU$840) For Headset and Xbox One Controller Bundle, Touch Controllers will set you back another USD$199, (Display resolution: 1200×1080 AMOLED), Display refresh rate: 90Hz