Sony sells 3M Playstation VR (PSVR) headsets in line with Digi-Capital AR/VR/XR Analytics Platform forecasts

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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)

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Digi-Capital

Tim Merel, founder and managing director of Digi-Capital, has experience in AR/VR, mobile, games & digital from both investment banking and industry, with education in software engineering, law and business from Yale and Sydney University. Tim is a global super-connector, with C-level relationships across start-ups, high growth independents, corporates and VC/private equity. Tim leverages his knowledge, relationships and ideas within and across regions in America, Asia and Europe for M&A, investment and strategy, using his experience from 60 engagements globally. Tim is recognised as a global AR/VR, mobile and games expert, equally comfortable at discussing deal structures, strategy, operations or technology. Tim is also Founder/CEO of Eyetouch Reality, and has worked for News Corporation and Ernst & Young in America, Asia and Europe.

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