“Massive Majority” Of PSVR 2 Customers Have Performed Resident Evil Village In VR

Resident Evil Village VR Mode Director Kazuhiro Takahara instructed UploadVR {that a} “very giant majority” of PSVR 2 homeowners have tried out Resident Evil Village in VR mode.

In a snippet from an upcoming Q&A to be printed this weekend, we requested Capcom’s Kazuhiro Takahara, Director on Resident Evil Village VR mode, if he might share any indication of how profitable the sport’s VR mode has been or what number of PlayStation VR2 gamers have tried out the mode since launch.

“I can’t share actual numbers,” stated Takahara, “however I’ve heard {that a} very giant majority of PS VR2 homeowners have performed Resident Evil Village in VR.”

This tracks with what you may count on, on condition that Village was one of many headset’s most high-profile launch video games and an present PS5 title that many new PSVR 2 customers may need already owned earlier than getting the headset. That stated, there’s additionally no indication of how lengthy these customers performed for – it’s unlikely all of them completed the marketing campaign and lots of may need simply tried it out in VR mode for an hour or two.

Yesterday, analyst agency IDC (Worldwide Knowledge Company) instructed that Bloomberg that Sony is “doubtless” to have bought solely round 270,000 PSVR 2 models between launch and the tip of March. That stated, we additionally posed the query of whether or not Sony is simply getting began with PSVR 2. 

Headset gross sales apart, PSVR 2 launched with a fairly robust launch lineup and Resident Evil Village was amongst our prime picks. In our evaluation, we known as it a shocking and interesting horror shooter, praising the intelligent changes made to translate the sport to VR and its satisfying gunplay.

Maintain an eye fixed out for our full Q&A with Kazuhiro Takahara later this weekend, the place we focus on the challenges of growing Village’s VR Mode, future plans for the sequence in VR and extra.