According to a report by Silicon Era, Sony expects to extend the variety of PSVR video games from 150 to 280 over the course of 2018.

Citing Japanese monetary publication Nikkei, the report holds the 80 p.c improve in video games deliberate for 2018 is primarily as a result of the truth that Sony has shipped over 2 million PSVR models worldwide since launch, making the platform ripe for additional funding.

PSVR has somewhat below a tenth of the variety of non-VR video games at the moment listed on PSN. However Sony says they’ve bought greater than 12.2 million copies of PSVR video games throughout retail shops and PSN since its October 2016 launch—a testomony to Sony’s aggressive funding and total success of the pretty cheap headset. An ‘all-in’ first technology headset can nonetheless be bought for lower than $400, making it a straightforward purchase for anybody already within the PS4 ecosystem.

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Because Nikkei’s report is probably going referring to the Japanese market, we count on the quantity to be a tough estimate by way of Western titles deliberate for 2018 launch—not all Japanese video games come to Western-facing PSN shops—though the identical goes for Western-developed video games in Japan.

While it’s unlikely we’ll see a PSVR 2.0 model in 2018, because the system has already seen a minor refresh a couple of months in the past, this yr is shaping as much as be an enormous drive for high quality content material to maintain PSVR gamers taking part in.

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