Themay be leashed by a USB cable, but Sony is finally untethering its sales exclusivity hold on the virtual reality headset.
After athat the PSVR 2 is coming to third-party vendors, the headset can now be purchased at , , , , and . Each retailer is selling the PSVR 2 and its controllers for $549.99, the same as Sony. Also, if you prefer to get it with , that bundle showcasing a lot of the PSVR 2’s potential costs $599.99 and is also on sale at , , , , and .
The biggest issue often cited is game selection, with the launch lineup made up of mostly games already available on other platforms. That tide started changing slightly with VR add-ons for AAA titles likeand , as well as unique experiences like , but there’s still a lot for Sony to prove.
One thing that might help the PSVR 2 a little more is, but so far, there’s been no indication that’s in the cards. For now, just selling the thing at more stores can only help further. And since the best way to know if you’ll like VR is to try it out, perhaps this is the precursor to retail stores getting kiosks where people can don a PSVR 2 and see how they like it firsthand. That’s another component sorely missing from an online-only launch.