Oculus boss Palmer Luckey has said that gamers shouldn’t expect as much gaming clout from PlayStation VR as they will get from Oculus Rift.
“Their headset isn’t quite as high-end as ours,” he told IB Times. “And the PlayStation 4 is not nearly as powerful as our recommended spec for a PC.”
Luckey added: “It’s still, I think, a good headset. I think that there’s not many people who already own a PS4 who don’t own a gaming PC who are going to go out and make that roughly $1,500 all-in investment in the Rift. It really is a separate market. They’re bringing virtual reality to a different group of people who I don’t think were ever really a part of our market anyway.”
Whether that points to a lower RRP for PlayStation VR than the £500 Oculus Rift remains to be seen.
It has been speculated that Sony’s device could actually cost more than Facebook’s, although no details about pricing have yet been confirmed.
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