Speaking to Reuters, Andrew House, the chief executive of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc., was asked by Reuters about the current state of the VR competition between other companies. While House spoke to Sony’s success in the fledgling VR territory, he said that now might not be the best time to be the person in charge of VR content.
“I‘m not entirely comfortable being the market leader in VR by such a margin that seems to be happening right now,” House said during the interview.
House went on to say that Sony would actually prefer
“With such a brand new category you want a variety of platforms all doing well to create that rising tide and create the audience,” House said.
According to data pulled from the International Data Corporation that backed up the claim of Sony’s dominance, the VR market has grown since last year with Sony leading its competitors in sales. Samsung actually boasted the largest share in the VR department ahead of Sony during Q2, but Sony is still beating those companies that compete directly
After selling over 500,000 during that second quarter to put them ahead of the Oculus Rift and Vive, Sony looks to continue leading the VR field with their affordable headset that’s already configured to work seamlessly with the PS4. How the VR market will look from here though seems to depend not only on
[via Reuters and IDC]
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