After pre-orders for the $499 USD PlayStation VR Launch Bundle went live at 7am PT/10am ET today in North America (most are sold out already, but you can check retailers from this link), Sony will be opening pre-orders for the $399 USD core system on Tuesday, March 29.
Previously stating that the cheaper core system “is not available for pre-order,” Sony’s John Koller now says feedback has led them to adding it as an option next week:
Thanks to everyone for sharing their feedback on PlayStation VR pre-orders! It’s clear that there’s a lot of interest from many of you to secure the PlayStation VR core system, and I’m happy to share that we’ve decided to make it available for pre-order on Tuesday, March 29, at 7:00 a.m. PT at participating retailers.
So to wrap it all up, here are your pre-order options:
- PlayStation VR Launch Bundle ($499.99 USD/$699.99 CAD MSRP) – pre-order on March 22 at 7:00 a.m. PT
- PlayStation VR core ($399.99 USD/$549.99 CAD MSRP) – pre-order on March 29 at 7:00 a.m. PT
Koller added, “If you’re interested in owning PlayStation VR on day one, mark those calendars as we’re expecting these units to sell out quickly!”
Inside the core system is a PlayStation VR headset, necessary cables, stereo headphones, and a Demo Disc.
If you missed out on the PlayStation VR Launch Bundle today, a second wave of pre-orders will go live this summer.
Will you pre-order the core system next week?
[Source: PS Blog]