Shuhei Yoshida, the current PlayStation India bigwig but former head of the first game, was one of the greatest early evangelists. PSVR. It’s the logic, then, believes the executive PSVR2 is “truly next generation” – but don’t just take his word for it, in fact that’s exactly what all the media is saying.
However, Yoshida understands that the market for Sony’s new headset is relatively small compared to its consoles. “We are very excited,” he said. “The virtual reality market is still small. It’s growing, thanks to the meta doing a great job of promoting Quest, but it’s a subset compared to console games.
Yoshida explained that because of this, while you will still see flagship titles like the release of Horizon Call of the Mountain and Resident Evil Village, it will be the indies that will support the headset. Executive, speaking to Sports Industry. Bize explained that a similar trend occurred with the original PSVR – and as a result, smaller studios have accumulated significant knowledge and expertise in the medium.
He went on to say that with Metaverse becoming a major talking point among investors, a lot of money is going to these experienced independent VR developers. And that’s all good news for PSVR2. “You’ll see great VR games coming out of re-energized indie VR developers,” Yoshida confirms.
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