PlayStation VR Has Sold 915,000 Units

On track for 1 million units sold within 6 months.

Posted By | On 27th, Feb. 2017 Under News

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Though virtual reality as a medium has its share of obstacles to overcome, Sony’s gamble with PlayStation VR has been paying off. According to Sony Interactive Entertainment president and global CEO Andrew House, the VR headset has managed to sell 915,000 units as of February 19th.

Speaking to The New York Times, House talked about the situation in Japan. “You literally have people lining up outside stores when they know stock is being replenished.”

Sony is projecting 1 million units sold within the first six months, essentially by mid-April since the console launched in October 2016. If things go according to plan, PlayStation VR should hit that even sooner.

House noted that with regards to the headset’s future, if a high single-digit percentage of all PS4 owners (currently numbering 53 million) purchased it, then he would be “very happy.”

What are your thoughts on PlayStation VR? Let us know in the comments below and stay tuned for more information.

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    1 million in six months is supposed to be a good thing?

    • Terminator

      Close to 1 million on a supposed install base of 50 million+ is supposed to be good?

    • Gamez Rule

      “Sony is projecting 1 million units sold within the first six months” and have already sold 915,000 units within 4 months so yes it is good as Sony will make their target plus some.

      Do you know what is the unit sales figures for Oculus Rift or HTC Vive even with a PC install base being much larger than PS4’s?

      “Oculus Rift and Valve’s HTC Vive have 234,000 and 420,000 unit sales respectively by the end of 2016. Both headsets were released 6-7 months prior to PSVR”

      PSVR is doing better than other VR sets on the market so yes it”s good.

    • Mr Xrat

      For a $400 add-on, Kirk? Yep.

  • Mr Xrat

    Xgimps told me it was a flop though.


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