HTC exec: PSVR price is 'economical', but 'misleading'

HTC boss says that PlayStation VR price 'may seem economical for users but its misleading'

@anthony256
Published Sun, Aug 7 2016 3:26 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:59 AM CST

HTC has its Vive headset priced at $799, which isn't too bad considering the high-res display, room scale technology, and the two controllers included. But, HTC China President, Alvil Wang Graylin, has fired some warning shots over to Sony about the PlayStation VR.

HTC exec: PSVR price is 'economical', but 'misleading' | TweakTown.com

VR Focus reports from a Spanish blog that Graylin, the head of the Chinese VR division of HTC said: "The price set by Sony for PlayStation VR, 399 euros, may seem economical for users but is misleading". What does Graylin mean? Well, the base price of the PlayStation VR only includes the HMD itself, and not the PS4 camera or the PlayStation Move. Some retailers will do bundles, but Sony itself isn't for its $399 price.

NEWS SOURCE:vrfocus.com

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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