PSVR 2 Bought 600k Models Up To April, Outpacing Unique PSVR

In a Enterprise Section Assembly, Sony confirmed that PlayStation VR2 offered simply shy of 600,000 items within the six weeks from launch up till April.

This implies PSVR 2 outpaced gross sales of the unique PSVR at launch, which offered roughly 550,000 items in its first six weeks.

A slide from Sony’s Might 24 Recreation & Community Companies presentation

These figures come from the graph pictured above, taken from the presentation for Sony’s Recreation & Community Companies section of at this time’s assembly. As you may see, the graph reveals PSVR 2 gross sales at slightly below 600,000 items on the finish of week six, placing it above launch gross sales of the unique PSVR. As famous within the presentation, this marks an 8% improve in items offered between the 2 headsets throughout their first six weeks.

This affirmation additionally dispels the beforehand reported determine from analyst agency IDC, which advised Bloomberg Information that Sony was “probably” to have solely offered round 270,000 items between launch and the tip of March. The six weeks outlined by Sony’s graph cowl virtually the very same interval (from the week of February 22 up till the week ending April 2), so it is clear that IDC’s reported determine of 270,000 items offered was about 330,000 items in need of correct.

The unique PlayStation VR took slightly below 8 months to succeed in 1 million items offered.  This not solely signifies that PSVR 2 is outpacing the unique PSVR in its first six weeks, but additionally on observe to doubtlessly attain 1 million items quicker than its predecessor as properly.

The unique PSVR headset went on to promote over 5 million items throughout its lifecycle, however latest feedback from Sony CFO Hiroki Totoki point out he thinks there’s a “good likelihood” PSVR 2 will exceed that.

These new PSVR 2 gross sales numbers arrive forward of tomorrow’s PlayStation Showcase, which Sony guarantees will embody appears to be like at in-development video games “from prime studios” globally for PS5 and PSVR 2.


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