PSVR 2 pre-orders will probably be out there on-line right now, November 15. It is best to count on a troublesome time reserving one although regardless of that prime worth ($549/£529) and the actual fact the discharge date is not till February 22 subsequent 12 months.
So sure, very like the PS5, the brand-new PlayStation VR 2 headset will virtually definitely promote out immediately. To make issues even more durable, you may discover that your standard gaming shops won’t get PSVR 2 inventory immediately. That is as a result of Sony has stated that the brand new VR headset will “initially” solely be bought straight from its personal web site, with retail companions being reduce out of the equation.
Does that imply the primary day, week, month… 12 months? That, we think about, will all very a lot rely on how properly this preliminary section goes. If Sony simply sells the primary batch of PSVR 2 preorders itself, it would really feel it may well hold it going with out retail assist. If gross sales sluggish, or the preorders aren’t as sizzling as hoped, you then may see Sony reevaluate its relationship with retailers to assist shift the brand new headset.
Sony’s executed fairly properly promoting PS5 models straight over the past couple of years, so we’re not too stunned it is making an attempt this methodology first. Even so, we’ll let you know find out how to register on the PlayStation retailer (aka Sony Direct), but additionally listing another retailers price maintaining a tally of simply in case they all of a sudden get inventory in these early days. We’ll additionally let you know about any video games, bundles, or equipment that seem on-line in our dwell report under.
US PSVR 2 preorders: examine these shops
Head over to the PlayStation retailer first, particularly right now on the primary official day of PSVR 2 preorders, as Sony has confirmed inventory will probably be out there there earlier than different retailers. At present, the opposite shops solely listing the older VR headset, Oculus, or random gaming picks when looking for PSVR 2 preorders, however that might all change at any time. We’ll hold checking all of them for indicators of life.
UK PSVR 2 preorders: examine these shops
The PlayStation Retailer needs to be the primary place you attempt. The opposite retailers at present solely appear to point out last-gen PSVR, different VR worth cuts, or simply some random video games when in search of the brand new mannequin presently. We’ll hold updating the hyperlinks under.