PlayStation VR Launch Date & Pricing Officially Announced

With Oculus Rift already shipping and HTC Vive only few weeks away, Sony Computer Entertainment is the latest one to join the virtual reality race by announcing the latest update coming to its VR headset, including the release date and pricing of the PlayStation VR.

The company has also revealed some of the PlayStation VR specs, which include 5.7-inch 1080p OLED display, 90/120Hz refresh rate, 360° tracking with 9 LEDs, approximately 100° of field of view, less than 18ms of latency, and compatible with Dualshock 4 controllers as well as its own PS Move.

Last but not least, anyone who purchased the PS VR will get The Playroom VR, which includes six games, at no additional cost. With about 50 games to be released between the launch date and the end of 2016.

PlayStation VR will be available around the world this October for USD $399/CAD $549/£349.99/€399.99/¥44980 JPY.

Check out PlayStation VR Announce Video.