Sony PS VR Midnight Launch At Best Buy Announced

Posted: Sep 29 2016, 9:42am CDT | by , Updated: Oct 7 2016, 10:43am CDT , in Technology News


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Sony PS VR Midnight Launch At Best Buy Announced

Best Buy will open midnight on October 13 to sell the Sony PlayStation VR.

The Sony PS VR is sold out since months. Sony's virtual reality headset was available for pre-order in March. Best Buy has good news today for PS4 gamers that have not pre-ordered the Sony PlayStation VR. Best Buy will have PS VR inventory on October 13.

350 Best Buy stores across the country will open at 12:01 a.m. ET Oct. 13 for Sony fans to buy and experience PlayStation VR.

That means stores will open at 11:01 p.m. Oct. 12 in the Central time zone, 10:01 p.m. Mountain time and 9:01 p.m. for those on the West Coast. To find a Best Buy store near you that will open at midnight for the PS VR launch visit this page.

There will be limited quantities of Sony PlayStation VR available at each Best Buy store nationwide as well as on

Best Buy is the first store to announce to have the Sony PS VR in stock on launch day. GameStop has announced on October 7 to also host a midnight PSVR launch event. GameStop will open 1,600 stores on October 13, 12:01am ET across the nation. The GameStop online store will also offer the PSVR in limited supply. Amazon might also get some PS VR stock allocated for launch day.

The Sony PlayStation VR is sold as core package and launch bundle. The $399 PS VR core package is for PS4 owners that already have the PlayStation Camera and two PlayStation Move motion controllers. The $499 PS VR launch bundle is including these accessories necessary to use the PlayStation VR.

The first generation Sony PlayStation VR CUH-ZVR1 renders images on a 5.7-inch OLED panel with a resolution of 1,920x1,080px. For each eye a resolution of 960x1,080px is available. The supported refresh rate is 120Hz and the Field of View is about 100 degrees.

The PS VR is supported by a series of PS VR launch game titles. You can find the complete list of PS VR launch games and upcoming PS VR games in the Sony PS VR Guide.

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