Sony has bought over 1 million PlayStation VR (PSVR) models up to now, and from that knowledge it’s discovered that house owners of the corporate’s enhanced PS4 Pro console usually tend to decide one up.
Speaking eventually week’s Develop:VR occasion in London Stuart Whyte, Sony London Studio’s director of VR product improvement, revealed that there’s a excessive ratio between folks that purchase PS4 Pro, which may enhance the pictures and efficiency games that additionally run on the traditional PS4, and in addition buy PSVR.
“The ratio of PS4 Pro attachment for PSVR is high,” Whyte stated, as reported by GamesIndustry.biz. “One in five PS4s sold now are Pros, but that ratio [for PSVR] on PlayStation Pro is higher again.”
Sadly, Whyte didn’t reveal a precise ratio, however he did notice that it was “definitely worth supporting the extra power available on Pro when you’re developing for PSVR”.
It’s not too shocking to study that PS4 Pro house owners usually tend to decide up PSVR, as each units might nonetheless be thought-about merchandise for the fanatic. The Pro, for instance, is $100 costlier than the bottom PS4 and doesn’t have any unique games or experiences; it’s actually solely for those who may need a 4K display or need to hold pushing the facility of the present era. PSVR, in the meantime, could also be a shopper product however builders are nonetheless studying the grasp this new medium and there are nonetheless technological restrictions.
Pro doesn’t erase all of PSVR’s points, however it does enhance picture high quality and efficiency in a lot of titles.
Whyte additionally revealed that Sony is ramping up manufacturing of the PlayStation Move movement controller that’s suitable with PSVR because of its success within the first yr. That’s excellent news for motion-controlled games, although we’re nonetheless questioning if the corporate has a greater enter gadget within the works for its headset.
London Studio, in the meantime, is working Blood & Truth, a full first-person shooter PSVR recreation that builds off of its London Heist demo from the PlayStation VR Worlds assortment.