Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) had a strong 2017 with a number of great releases and a total of two million units sold. In 2018, though, the company sees PSVR’s content library nearly doubling.
In a statement issued to Nikkei (and translated by Siliconera), a Sony spokesperson noted that the company expects the number of PSVR titles to rise from around 150 right now to 280 by the end of the year. That’s an 86% increase over the current amount of content out there and could mean we see over 10 new titles for the platform each month.
There’s already plenty to look forward to on PSVR in 2018; Supermassive Games’ prequel to Until Dawn, The Inpatient, launches this month and there are big first-party games like Blood and Truth as well as promising smaller projects like Moss and Firewall: Zero Hour. That said, we’re still hoping to see some bigger releases equal to last year’s games like Resident Evil 7 and Skyrim VR announced as the year goes on.
Don’t forget that PSVR does more than gaming, though; it’s quite possibly a lot of these apps will come from other areas like the burgeoning 360-degree video genre. We’d love to see more on the hardware front for the headset this year too, though there’s no sign of any big announcements thus far.
Either way, it’s sure to be a good year for PSVR. You can check out what’s coming with our massive list of titles we’re looking forward to in 2018.