“Too Early to Choose PS VR2 Reputation,” Says PlayStation CEO

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The PS VR2 launched earlier this 12 months, bringing with it the promise of higher and extra highly effective {hardware} than its predecessor, although seemingly, it hasn’t obtained off to an ideal begin. Although Sony has mentioned that there’s a great likelihood the brand new headset finally ends up outselling the unique PS VR, studies have claimed that it managed to promote simply 270,000 models in its first few weeks available on the market.

Sony, nonetheless, appears reluctant to offer a press release a method or one other about how the PS VR2 is doing. When requested concerning the system and the way it’s performing in a latest interview with Famitsu, PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan mentioned that it’s “a bit early” to evaluate that proper now, although the corporate is “completely happy to see” constructive reception from gamers and critics, earlier than happening so as to add that the headset has “many titles” within the pipeline for this 12 months and past.

“PS VR2 has simply been launched, so it could be a bit early to evaluate its recognition, however we’re completely happy to see many constructive reactions from customers and the media,” Ryan mentioned. “I simply listed a number of the appropriate titles, however greater than 40 titles have been launched across the launch of PS VR2. As well as, there are a lot of titles forward of us in 2023 and past. We are going to proceed to push ahead in order that those that buy PS VR2 can get pleasure from it for a very long time and we will additionally safe income.”

Previous to the PS VR2’s launch, it was reported that Sony had slashed its inner cargo forecast for the headset by half as a consequence of disappointing pre-order numbers, which in flip had been pushed by its excessive value. In the meantime, final month it was claimed that Sony had minimize its manufacturing plans for PS VR2 by about 20%.

New PS VR2 titles might be introduced quickly, with Sony having formally introduced a PlayStation Showcase for Might 24.