PlayStation VR Gets $100 Price Cut, Now $299

This makes Sony's VR HMD the least expensive of the big three.

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The race to being the most accessible, high-end VR headset continues as Sony is set to drop the price of the PSVR HMD to $299. This move makes it the cheapest of the three major virtual reality HMDs.

"With the attractive new price point, [we] will further expand the PSVR platform along with the great line-up of exciting VR games and revolutionary experiences, delivering PlayStation as the best place to play to users worldwide," said Sony in a statement to Gamesindustry.biz.

The Vive's price has dropped to $599 as we get closer to the release of their refresh with the $799 Vive Pro and the Rift was holding strong as the best deal for a long while at $399. Arguably, the Rift is still the best deal when it comes to full VR immersion, but the PS VR's accessibility via PS4 and PS4 Pro can't be understated. If you're hesitant to grab a PSVR HMD, just know that Sony is planning to release 130 games for the platform in 2018 alone.

As you add to your VR collection, check out our Most Anticipated VR Games of 2018Oculus Rift is also celebrating its two-year anniversary and there are a plethora of updates out today, including details on how you could win 100 free VR games.

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    March 28, 2018 11:25 AM

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      March 28, 2018 1:00 PM

      Damn. That makes it way more tempting to get my hands on skyrim VR.

      Surely it will be worth it if I wait longer and spend more money to play it on PC. Surely. Right?

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        March 28, 2018 2:38 PM

        Should be good on both honestly. I'm gonna get it on Oculus.

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        March 28, 2018 2:56 PM

        I can't wait to see it running on a high end PC.

        I don't have a high end PC, so psvr was the only way I was gonna be able to play it. Now I'm bummed that the rest of Bethesda's stuff hasn't been ported. I need to get a PC VR setup just so I can play hacked up versions of Oblivion and Morrowind