Along with PS5, Sony is also Preparing PSVR Headset

Along with PS5, Sony is also Preparing PSVR Headset – Newer consoles made by Sony , PlayStation 5, will certainly also support the PSVR (PlayStation VR) headset. That information is known from a number of reports some time ago.

As part of the plan, a recent report from Bloomberg said that Sony is also currently developing the latest generation PSVR headset .

But as quoted from Engadget, Monday (02/17/2020), there is no information regarding the release schedule of this new device. One report said there was a possibility the new PSVR would be released after PS5 .

Considering the information obtained is still minimal, it is uncertain whether this brand-new device will be the successor to the first generation PSVR series or simply a device with a number of improvements. Therefore, withdrawing the official announcement from Sony.

Despite the information above, Sony is reportedly still upset to reach a final decision on what the PlayStation 5 (PS5)  to play slot onilne selling price will be on the market later.

This happens because the limited number of PS5 components has the potential for the price of the console to be higher than the PS4 which only costs Rp.4 million.

According to a Bloomberg report , Sony will sell the PS5 at a price of USD 450, and may reach a price of Rp 6.8 million at its inaugural sale.

With the price of components and production costs more expensive, this will certainly force Sony into a difficult situation in order to compete with the Xbox Series X.

Journalists Wall Street Journal, Takashi Mochizuki, had reported that Sony will decide the price of the console internally in February.

But for now, the company will wait a few months to see if the condition of scarcity of components will change, and at what price the Xbox Series X.

The rare PS5 components, including DRAM and NAND memory supplies. This is because, both are being sought after by smartphone makers .

Furthermore, Sony has confirmed the PS5 will use solid state drive storage (SSD), which is notoriously expensive – depending on the amount of available stock.

The capacity offered by Sony for the PS5 will have a big impact on the price of the device as a whole.

Paired with the latest AMD GPUs and the advanced features offered on the PS5, it’s no surprise that the price of the PS5 is higher than the previous Sony console.

Sony Cancel Holds PlayStation Event at PAX East because of Corona Virus

Sony Cancel Holds PlayStation Event at PAX East because of Corona Virus

Sony is scheduled to attend a festival that involves various types of games, ranging from tabletop , arcade and game, named PAX (Penny Arcade Expo) next week.

However, following increasing concerns about the corona virus in various countries, the Japanese company decided not to attend PAX 2020.

“We feel this is the safest option because the situation of the corona virus outbreak can change every day,” Sony said as quoted from his blog , Friday (2/21/2020).

“It is hard to force us to cancel our involvement in this event, but the health and safety of global employees is our main concern,” they wrote.

Information, PAX East is one of the largest convention games in the United States (US), and brings tens of thousands of people to the Boston Convention Center every year.

The plan, PAX 2020 will be the first place for Sony to reveal the game that has been awaited by loyal fans, namely The Last of Us Part 2 .

In addition, Sony will also come with other game titles, including Marv el Iron Man VR, Nioh 2, Doom Eternel , and Spelunky 2 .

Impact of Corona Virus

The corona virus outbreak first appeared in Wuhan, China, in early December and developed rapidly into a world health crisis.

Currently, there have been more than 75,000 cases related to the spread of the corona virus have been confirmed, and there are more than 2,000 deaths.

It is known, Sony is not the first company to withdraw from the convention due to the spread of the corona virus outbreak.

Several technology companies have also previously decided to cancel attending the Mobile World Congress, the largest smartphone convention in the world.

Even so, the PAX East event is still scheduled to run as usual. Surely there will be an increase in the number of protocols around the use of controllers, VR devices, and a number of other health standards.

PAX East will take place from 27 February to 1 March 2020.

Cool, Fortnite Gamers Can Repay Mother Education Loans

vs-games2012.org – It’s no secret, playing games can now make a lot of money. Especially if the player is a  professional gamer .

Not long ago it was reported, professional Fortnite gamer Aydan Conrad managed to pay off his mother’s student loan thanks to playing the game.

Citing Ubergizmo , Thursday (1/30/2020), the success of paying the debt of the mother thanks to the Fortnite game he had done.

Conrad used his ability to play games to pay off his mother’s education loan plus live steraming throughout the game so that his followers could see it .

Because of the support of his followers, Conrad managed to make enough money to pay off the debt.

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It is estimated, Conrad has received prizes worth more than USD 160 thousand during his career as a professional Fortnite gamer .

In addition, Conrad is also a content creator on Twitch who always earns income from it.

Just for information, at first, Conrad’s mother was skeptical that her son could not pay his student loan . Because the loan is not a federal debt. His mother thought, student loans should not be paid by other people, even though it could.

It is not mentioned how much the mother’s remaining debt, but many people assume, education loans can be very burdening financially.

According to the United States Department of Education, there are an estimated 42.9 million borrowers in the US who are responsible for USD 1.5 trillion student loans.

The amount is certainly a lot of numbers, especially if combined with other commitments such as mortgages, bills, and others.

The amount can be very impossible to pay off at once.