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Black Friday 2018: Best PSVR deals

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Sony continues to have the best deals in VR

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Sony continues to offer some of the best deals in virtual reality hardware with this year’s Black Friday PlayStation VR pricing. There are two official bundle on sale for either $199.99 and $249.99, with the main difference coming from the software selection and the addition of two Move controllers in the more expensive option.

You’ll be fine using standard DualShock controllers and the camera that’s included in either bundle if you want to save a few bucks, but getting dedicated motion controls for only $50 extra is a bargain. On the flip side, Astro Bot Robot Rescue — included in the cheaper bundle — is one of the best PlayStation VR games on the platform. It sells for $39.99 on its own, which is a point in the $199.99 bundle’s favor.

The good news is that there’s not really a bad choice here if you’re giving the gift of PlayStation VR or just treating yourself this holiday season. Below is a look at both bundles, complete with direct links to the retailers who are carrying them. You can also read our original review of the PlayStation VR platform if you’re still on the fence about the headset.

And if you do end up getting or giving a PlayStation VR headset for the holidays, take a look at Tetris Effect. It’s a great game on PlayStation 4 in general, but VR makes it even better.

PSVR Rise to Glory and Superhot VR Bundle for $249.99

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This bundle comes with the PlayStation camera and two Move controllers, as well as the PlayStation VR hardware itself and two games. This package is normally $349.99, so you’re saving $100 by getting it on Black Friday. You can find this deal at the following retailers:

PSVR Astrobot Robot Rescue and Moss bundle for $199.99

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This bundle removes the two Move controllers if you don’t mind sticking with the standard controller and camera combination, and it comes with one of the best games yet released on PlayStation VR. This is one of the best VR deals on the market right now, and here’s where you can get it:

These aren’t all the deals to be found, however. Both Target and GameStop are offering all their PlayStation VR bundles for $100 off, which means you can pick up the Doom VFR bundle for only $199.99, or the Skyrim VR bundle with the two Move controllers for $249.99. You have some options if you don’t mind shopping around. Update: Target and GameStop have sold out of their Doom and Skyrim PSVR bundles.


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