Sony announced that is has sold over 3 million Playstation VR (PSVR) headsets to date, making it the clear market leader in the premium/standalone VR platform sector over its HTC Vive and Oculus Rift competitors. These numbers are exactly in line with the hardware sales forecasts in Digi-Capital’s AR/VR/XR Analytics Platform.
Sony also revealed that it has sold 21.9 million PSVR games, entertainment, social and other apps, with revenue again in line with detailed revenue forecasts for these categories in Digi-Capital’s AR/VR/XR Analytics Platform. These numbers confirm the value of a hard-data, bottom-up approach to data and analytics across the AR/VR/XR market.
The top 10 apps to date are in line with the Analytics Platform’s forecasts by app category, with 9 games and 1 social app:
1. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR (game)
2. PlayStation VR Worlds (game)
3. Rec Room (social)
4. Resident Evil 7 biohazard (game)
5. The Playroom VR (game)
6. Job Simulator (game)
7. Until Dawn: Rush of Blood (game)
8. Batman: Arkham VR (game)
9. Farpoint (game)
10. Superhot VR (game)