PlayStation VR pre-orders sell out in minutes

PlayStation VR headset. (Image courtesy Sony.)

PlayStation VR headset. (Image courtesy Sony.)

The final round of PlayStation VR headset pre-orders went live on Thursday, but sold out in minutes, a Gamestop representative told IGN.

According to Sony, there won’t be any more pre-orders. The headset will be officially released on October 13.

The headset itself is priced at $400, significantly less than the $600 Oculus Rift and the $800 HTC Vive, and works with people’s current PlayStation 4 consoles.

PlayStation VR launch bundle. (Image courtesy Sony.)

PlayStation VR launch bundle. (Image courtesy Sony.)

A launch bundle, which is priced at $500, includes the motion controllers and PlayStation VR Worlds, which contains five virtual reality games — London Heist, Into The Deep, VR Luge, Danger Ball and Scavenger’s Odyssey.

Watch a promo video below.

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Maria Korolov is editor and publisher of Hypergrid Business. She has been a journalist for more than twenty years and has worked for the Chicago Tribune, Reuters, and Computerworld and has reported from over a dozen countries, including Russia and China. Follow me on Twitter @MariaKorolov.

1 Response

  1.' I Game says:

    lol they mightve only had 500 for sell.