Skip to main content
  1. Tech
  2. Games
  3. Consoles

Sony revealing VR headset at GDC 2014

See also

Sony is set to unveil their competitor to the ever popular, not-yet-retail Oculus Rift, sometime at GDC 2014, according to a source close to the matter.

According to "confidential tipster" quoted by TechCrunch, Sony will finally reveal their oft-rumored VR headset presumably for the Playstation 4, at GDC 2014. The Game Developer's Conference, an annual showcase full of great talks and exhibits, runs from March 17-21st in San Francisco, California.

While the headset and reveal are still complete rumor, and the understandably confidential informant cannot be confirmed, it stands to reason that if Sony were to reveal a headset to rival the Rift, GDC would be a perfect place to win over developers and publishers eager to cash in on the VR craze. Revealing a headset in March would also set up developers and Sony for an opportunity to reveal VR exclusive games at June's E3, arguably the biggest game-centric event of the year.

"The quality and resolution are really, really good," the source said. "People will definitely be impressed with what Sony's built".

The source also goes on to state that,

Sony has deliberately taken its time to tweak and polish the headset before revealing it

Sony may be poised to dispel thoughts from Oculus Rift creator, Palmer Luckey, stating that the next gen consoles were "far too limited for what we're planning". While Sony is still mum on the release of the headset, or even existence, Microsoft is somewhat absent, or at the least laughable in concept on the VR landscape.

For updated gaming news, headlines, and breaking stories, be sure to Subscribe, follow Joe on Twitter and Google+

For all of our latest exclusives, previews, reviews and features, follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook. Game On.

Joe also puts more opinion oriented articles on Hip Fire Gaming, a site he co-founded in order to progress the idea of positivity and dialogue about gaming, along with quick snippet news stories on the Hip Fire YouTube.

Advertisement

Don't Miss

  • Massive
    Ubisoft Massive exclusive: 'The Division', PS4 & Xbox One, Activision to Ubisoft & more
    Camera
    Games Exclusive
  • iPhone
    Get your wallet ready: The next iPhone could cost $100 more than your last one
    Video
    Tech Buzz
  • Civ
    Need to catch up on 'Sid Meier's Civilization'? Here is everything you need to know
    Camera
    Games Feature
  • Google Glass
    See how Google Glass is letting sick kids go to the zoo without leaving the hospital
    Tech News
  • Upcoming
    These are 2014's biggest PS4, Xbox One and Wii U games
    Camera
    Games Feature
  • Google
    Google has filed for a patent to develop contact lenses capable of taking photos
    Video
    Headlines

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!