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Sony PlayStation VR is NOT Really $399

With a great intro video like this, maybe Sony thought we wouldn’t notice that the $399 sticker does not give you everything that you need to actually play the PlayStation VR system. So here is the FULL story of what you need.

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First, it won’t work at all without the Playstation Eye Camera which costs around $50.

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Second, many of the games will require Playstation Move Controllers which go for about $49 each.

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And BOOM, there it is. Add somewhere around $150 more to the price. The price is still better than the starting cost for the Oculus Rift at$599 and that doesn’t include the super PC that you will need or the controllers.

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If you look to the HTC ViveVive, you will start out shelling out &799 and, again, you need a super PC to run the system.

It seems kind of silly not to package it together and come in at about $900. But that is a better question for Sony marketing gurus. Maybe you guys should all email them? What do you think?