Sony recently released numerous new PSVR titles such as No Man’s Sky, Iron Man VR and other games within the State of Play livestream event, as well as announcing the achievement of a new milestone. According to the PlayStation VR (PSVR) has now sold over 4.2 million copies worldwide.
PlayStation VR (PSVR) – Over 4.2 million units sold worldwide
Insights into the sales figures of VR glasses are rare. The big manufacturers like to keep such information covered in order not to look in the cards. Sony, however, deals more openly with the sales of its own VR hardware and shares its successes joyfully with the community.
And they can be quite proud, because as the leaders recently announced, the PSVR glasses went on March 3, 2019 officially over 4.2 million times over the counter. Here, the sales to end customers are explicitly highlighted, not to dealers.
Since the launch in October 2016, sales of VR glasses have continued to increase along with console owners’ interest in VR technology. Sony was able to announce the cracking of the one-million sales mark in early 2017, closely followed by the two-million hurdle in December 2017. In the summer of 2018, the next million-euro success followed, as the VR platform was already scarce Three months later, three million sales worldwide.
In particular, the various price drops and offers over the last two years should have had a massive impact on sales. In addition, various exclusive titles and strong content such as Astro Bot Rescue Mission and Borderlands 2 VR attract interested customers. The new announcements of many VR titles with enormous potential, such as No Man’s Sky should continue to be the paragraphs in the future.
The management of Sony continues to believe firmly in the future of the VR, even if according to their own statements, there is still room for further development potential. However, when we expect a successor generation of the successful PSVR, is still in the stars.