Sony first teased the PlayStation VR2, which incorporates the VR2 headset and the VR2 gaming controllers, on the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). This was adopted by an official launch a month later. At the time Sony hadn’t revealed the pricing and the timeline of availability for its PS VR2 gaming equipment. Now, practically two months after the official launch, a report has steered that gaming fanatics won’t be able to get their fingers on Sony’s gaming equipment till 2023.
Display Supply Chain (DSCC) analyst Ross Young took to Twitter to disclose a 50 p.c improve in VR (digital actuality) headset cargo this 12 months, which may result in the cargo of round 15 million models this 12 months. He additionally mentioned it will occur regardless of ‘delays at Apple and Sony’.
It is price mentioning that Apple has been mentioned to be engaged on a AR/VR headset of its personal for a very long time now. This headset was earlier tipped to reach someday in 2023. However, current experiences have steered that the launch has now been delayed to 2023.
VR show shipments to rise >50% to >15M in 2022 regardless of delays to 2023 at Apple and Sony. Big soar forecasted in 2023.https://t.co/4m1FfgkeoM
— Ross Young (@DSCCRoss) April 11, 2022
As far as Sony is anxious, this report is being considered as a delay within the availability of the PS VR2, availability of which stays unknown for now. “VR display shipments to rise >50% to >15M in 2022 despite delays to 2023 at Apple and Sony. Big jump forecasted in 2023,” Young wrote.
In his tweet, the analyst quoted a report which says that Meta will likely be one of many key firms driving the sale of VR shows this 12 months. “A total of 15.8M panels will find their way into VR headsets this year, with over 80% of the demand expected to come from Meta,” the report famous. The report additionally reiterated current experiences, which counsel that Apple has delayed the launch of its AR/VR headset. “Apple has delayed the launch of its first AR/VR headset but is still expected to use SiOLED,” the report added.