Sony PS4 console launched VR helmet
Lead: Reuters wrote today, the situation from this year's E3 game show, the major game manufacturers are very optimistic about the prospects for virtual reality, have to try it.
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Although virtual reality has not yet attracted many gamers, but the industry has begun to double down, we find that this trend will become a reality.
At the annual E3 game show in Los Angeles, visitors with a virtual reality helmet to see the sublime world, and fight against bio-mechanical, but also experience the feeling of control starship. At the same time, the game publisher also announced a number of investment plans that they believe virtual reality is about to enter the mainstream. & Ldquo; virtual reality obviously into the mainstream. & Rdquo; Digital World Research CEO and co-founder Scott McNealy (P.J.McNealy) said. & Ldquo; interest has been, is being gradually listed hardware, content developers are exploring how to use it. & Rdquo;
E3 is an annual gaming event. According to market research firm Newzoo data, the host and PC game sales are still leading the $ 99.6 billion global gaming industry. But the outbreak of mobile gaming, plus changing virtual reality hardware and software, will change this situation.
Sony released a $ 399 PlayStation VR goggles on E3, this product will be available in October this year. 50 games will be released before the end of the year, including virtual reality version of "Resident Evil" and "Batman."
The game will launch exclusively for the PlayStation VR, including "Star Wars: Battlefront" (Star Wars: Battlefront X-Wing VR Mission). Star Trek fans may be driving:: (Crew Star Trek) in Starfleet, the game supports the PlayStation VR, Facebook's Oculus Rift and HTC Vive goggles "Star Trek bridge crew."
Microsoft is also to potential buyers propaganda, codenamed Project Scorpio virtual reality of the new Xbox will feature support for 2017 Christmas shopping season. The company is also developing HoloLens augmented reality goggles, a virtual image is superimposed on the real image.
But there are still many people in the industry questioned the potential of virtual reality. They wonder, how many players are willing to spend hundreds of dollars to purchase additional virtual reality goggles.
& Ldquo; We will in the coming months or years to see the advantages and disadvantages of virtual reality. & Rdquo; the UK games industry reporter Steve & middot; Boxer (Steve Boxer) said, & ldquo; For me personally, I do not want to sit there with a virtual reality helmet over 20 minutes. & Rdquo;
Vice president of Sony Interactive Entertainment America John & middot; Khao Lak (John Koller), he said Sony is working with developers to make the company's video game adaptation of virtual reality environment.
& Ldquo; virtual reality will rapidly erupt in a shorter period of time. & Rdquo; Khao Lak said, & ldquo; we see it split became these exciting and very emotional experience. & Rdquo;
But the industry has not abandoned traditional games.
Although companies are in the field of virtual reality to build new markets, but the market research firm Strategy Analystics analyst Mark & middot; Goodman (Mark Goodman) indicates, & ldquo; companies spend more time and money to develop new games, in order to maintain the company's cash cow. & Rdquo;
Analysts said: new game "Horizon Dawn" (Horizon Zero Dawn) and "God of War" series are in the current E3 game show triggered a strong reaction.
The major exhibitors in their own platform to use cool music, lights and giant screens. Organizers had to limit the field of noise level.
Developer 2K Czech in the field built a two-story my New Orleans-style bar, also hired a jazz band playing live, the promotion of the company's game "Mafia."
Nintendo built a temporary cave, simulate the new "Legend of Zelda" in the scene, which attracted hundreds of people line up to visit, and has won praise.
McNealy said Zelda enough to attract a lot of people buy Nintendo's next-generation console NX upcoming market next year.
& Ldquo; buy any game people will buy the game. & Rdquo; he said, & ldquo; This is the latest version of this important series. & Rdquo;