Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) has announced that 350 of its stores will be opening on October 13th at midnight in order to allow fans of Sony PlayStation to experience the new virtual reality headset that company will make available on the day.
The VR headset is highly anticipated by gamers. It will be working only with the PlayStation 4, and will cost $399. Some of the video games will be available are Valkyrie, Driveclub VR, and RIGS Mechanized Combat League. These titles will be included with the headset in a demo version.
Virtual reality is becoming an increasingly important addition to the gaming industry. The technology is still new, and how innovative video games can get is still being experiment by developers, and expectations are high.
Sony VR will be competing against Facebook’s (NASDAQ: FB) Oculus Rift VR headset.