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PlayStation VR Gets $100 Price Drop

by Matthew Kato on Mar 28, 2018 at 09:25 AM

Sony has announced it is dropping the price of the PlayStation VR camera bundle on March 29 by a $100, bringing it down to $299.

The price drop encompasses the unit's camera bundles that do not include the Move motion controllers. Those bundles (VR Worlds, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, etc.) remain at $449.

The reduced price keeps the PSVR competitive with the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive, which are at $399 (which includes two Touch controllers) and $499, respectively.

At the end of last year, Sony estimated that it had sold over two million PSVR units worldwide.

[Source: Sony Interactive Entertainment] 

 

Our Take 
A price cut for hardware is always nice, but it's hard to know if this is a move that will take off with consumers and usher the unit into wide acceptance, or one born out of necessity.