Sales of Sony’s PlayStation VR headset has surpassed 4.2 million units.
Sony has provided the statistics of sales of virtual reality helmet for the PlayStation VR (PSVR). Says more than 4.2 million units sold, making it one of the most popular VR headsets in the history of the industry. By the way, the total number of PlayStation 4 PlayStation 4 Pro is more than 90 million units, so almost every twentieth owner of a console owns and helmet PSVR, writes the Chronicle.info with reference to overclockers.ua.
In August last year, Sony has reported on three million copies sold of the PlayStation VR. Thus, the company needed less than half a year to realize even one million units.
If you look at the specifications of the headset, in comparison to the closest competitors (the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift) they appear to be relatively modest. PSVR is equipped with a 5.7-inch OLED screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (960 × 1080 pixels in the eye) and a refresh rate of 90 Hz.
However, at her side stands a huge user base of PlayStation 4 and low price. At the start of sales of PlayStation VR was offered for 400 euros, and to date its cost has dropped in half.