You don’t need to wait till the October launch to get your hands on the PlayStation VR headset. You can try out the headset first-hand at retail outlets across North America. Sony had kick-off the initial demos last weekend across some 30 GameStop and Best Buy stores. The company said “that number will expand to about 300 locations across the US and Canada” from Friday, June 24 onward.
You can demo with games like EVE: Valkyrie, PlayStation VR Worlds, Headmaster, Battlezone, and Super Hypercube. Sony said they’ll eventually introduce more games to demo “leading up to PS VR’s launch” on October 13. You might wanna check out the confirmed PlayStation VR games regularly updated list.
“The excitement around PS VR has been enormous and once you try it, you’ll understand why. As all of you would expect, it’s our goal at PlayStation to deliver the best and richest VR gaming experiences, and we can’t wait for you to put that headset on and be transported into these worlds,” the company informed.
How to Locate a Store:
To locate a stores near where you live, simply click here. You can now easily find stores where PS VR demos are available. Just input your Zip Code and selected the distance of the store ranging between 20 to 100 miles and hit search. You’ll be notified of a retail store or a kiosk based on that information. If you’re unable to locate a store then check back after a day or two, because the locations are slowly being added.
As for now the demos are not available in Canada. We’ll let you know when the demos hits Canadian retail stores. Stay tuned. And don’t forget to check out why you need to buy Move Controller for PS VR while they are still cheap.
We hope you manage to get your hands on the PlayStation VR soon. Let us know of your experience in the comment section below.