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Consider PSVR on Black Friday

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Oct 27, 2017
797
TX
What does the Switch have to do with PSVR? They have completely different purposes.
Money better spent elsewhere. Mostly adults working two jobs, portability over a 2-300$ headset is just a better value for my customers. Plus saves me a very likely return against my numbers as PSVR is one of our most returned items.

Edit: To clarify one of the most returned items in gaming
 
Oct 25, 2017
5,329
Picked one up. I think it's defective.

Processor unit doesn't seem to be able to hold power for more than a minute. It just hard powers off and the only way I can seem to get it to power back on is to physically remove the power cable and plug it back in.
 
Oct 27, 2017
797
TX
Picked one up. I think it's defective.

Processor unit doesn't seem to be able to hold power for more than a minute. It just hard powers off and the only way I can seem to get it to power back on is to physically remove the power cable and plug it back in.
This right here, some people can drink the Sony Koolaid and I got many people who responded to my original post. Fact is, it is not a premium product, it is a novelty.

My job as a sales consultant is to give the customer the knowledge and tools on a product. If Sony releases a product that is not up to customer expectations (which is the case) Then the blame falls on Sony.

I am not some anti Sony gremlin looking to shit all over Sony products. The X750 TV is awesome for gaming. If there is value ill push the product. If not and it gets returned thst hurts my margins and numbers like I said it is business.
 
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Oct 25, 2017
5,329
This right here, some people can drink the Sony Koolaid and I got many people who responded to my original post. Fact is, it is not a premium product, it is a novelty.

My job as a sales consultant is to give the customer the knowledge and tools on a product. If Sony releases a product that is not up to customer expectations (which is the case) Then the blame falls on Sony.

I am not some anti Sony gremlin looking to shit all over Sony products. There X750 TV is awesome for gaming. If there is value ill push the product. If not and it gets returned thst hurts my margins and numbers like I said it is business.
Errrr. Unlike a bunch of customers that would buy a VR headset I already know what I'm getting into since I have a Vive.

I bought the PSVR because I know what to expect, and I am willing to put down that money to experience it.

I just want to know if others ran into similar problems and can help me out. When I get this fixed I will not be getting a refund.

So nah, fall back on using me as an example of your anecdotal disaffected customer.
 
Oct 27, 2017
797
TX
Errrr. Unlike a bunch of customers that would buy a VR headset I already know what I'm getting into since I have a Vive.

I bought the PSVR because I know what to expect, and I am willing to put down that money to experience it.

I just want to know if others ran into similar problems and can help me out. When I get this fixed I will not be getting a refund.

So nah, fall back on using me as an example of your anecdotal disaffected customer.
You were never my fallback, sorry to break that news to you.

I actually enjoy it when people do research on a product before they buy it. Makes for a fun conversation.
 
Oct 25, 2017
5,329
Jeeze.

Anyway, anyone ran into my issue? What was the resolution?

To recap:
Processor unit doesn't seem to be able to hold power for more than a minute. It just hard powers off and the only way I can seem to get it to power back on is to physically remove the power cable and plug it back in.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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Jeeze.

Anyway, anyone ran into my issue? What was the resolution?

To recap:
Processor unit doesn't seem to be able to hold power for more than a minute. It just hard powers off and the only way I can seem to get it to power back on is to physically remove the power cable and plug it back in.
Have you tried plugging into another outlet/socket? Otherwise, yeah, return/exchange it.

Also, why were you being quoted by StrapOnFetus? lul
 
Oct 28, 2017
912
This right here, some people can drink the Sony Koolaid and I got many people who responded to my original post. Fact is, it is not a premium product, it is a novelty.

My job as a sales consultant is to give the customer the knowledge and tools on a product. If Sony releases a product that is not up to customer expectations (which is the case) Then the blame falls on Sony.

I am not some anti Sony gremlin looking to shit all over Sony products. The X750 TV is awesome for gaming. If there is value ill push the product. If not and it gets returned thst hurts my margins and numbers like I said it is business.
Could it be possible that out of a few million products a few of them could be faulty? Especially since this is the first time they have produced a product like this at this kind of scale? I have had a PSVR 1.0 for 2 years and don't have any problems, I haven't heard a bunch of people say these problems here or on the Reddit.
 
Oct 30, 2017
495
What are you talking about?!
That poster was discussing a potential defect.

You act like defects never happen in a production run.
If you actually are a sales consultant (which means fuck all btw) then you'd know that.

JFC don't be such an uppity jerk.

Picked one up. I think it's defective.

Processor unit doesn't seem to be able to hold power for more than a minute. It just hard powers off and the only way I can seem to get it to power back on is to physically remove the power cable and plug it back in.
That's definitely a defect.
I can play mine for hours at a time with no issues with the processor.

Either try a new plug/ socket or return it :S
 
Oct 27, 2017
797
TX
User Banned (1 Week): Trolling and Platform Warring
What are you talking about?!
That poster was discussing a potential defect.

You act like defects never happen in a production run.
If you actually are a sales consultant (which means fuck all btw) then you'd know that.

JFC don't be such an uppity jerk.



That's definitely a defect.
I can play mine for hours at a time with no issues with the processor.

Either try a new plug/ socket or return it :S
I dont think you realize it, but be careful with the word uppity. It has racist connotations to it towards African Americans thank you.
 
Oct 26, 2017
1,765
Georgia, US
Money better spent elsewhere. Mostly adults working two jobs, portability over a 2-300$ headset is just a better value for my customers. Plus saves me a very likely return against my numbers as PSVR is one of our most returned items.

Edit: To clarify one of the most returned items in gaming
Lol hyperbole, hyperbole, anecdotal hyperbole. Are you even the manager of your particular store? How would you know what's the most returned item on just your shift alone or anyone else's, let alone know what's the most returned item in gaming.

I took the bait. Kinda irritated me.
 
Nov 8, 2017
158
“straponfetus” asking another user to to be careful with their words ಠ_ಠ

Back on topic though. I’m considering getting the Astro bot, Moss bundle. Mostly for Tetris effect though.
 
Oct 25, 2017
1,184
“straponfetus” asking another user to to be careful with their words ಠ_ಠ

Back on topic though. I’m considering getting the Astro bot, Moss bundle. Mostly for Tetris effect though.
All are winners. The Tetris Effect is sublime. That package is such a good deal.
 

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Oct 10, 2018
597
I almost want to get one for Beat Saber. But after playing the Vive a few times (which I believe to be the peak of VR gaming right now), I don't think I'd use it enough. I would probably just make other people play it more than I played it myself. As it's so fun to see someone's first reaction to various VR experiences.

I'm waiting for the inevitable wireless headset. Not sure how close we are to that yet.
 
Oct 27, 2017
2,187
Money better spent elsewhere. Mostly adults working two jobs, portability over a 2-300$ headset is just a better value for my customers. Plus saves me a very likely return against my numbers as PSVR is one of our most returned items.

Edit: To clarify one of the most returned items in gaming
People wanna try it during the weekend lol. Doesnt make it a bad product. Its not for everyone, but everyone wants to try it.
 
Oct 31, 2017
2,026
I’ve thought about it but I don’t think it would work in my room? Also, I think I have too much stuff to play to have time to be playing around with VR.

But it’s definitely an interesting bundle...
 
Oct 27, 2017
859
Could it be possible that out of a few million products a few of them could be faulty? Especially since this is the first time they have produced a product like this at this kind of scale? I have had a PSVR 1.0 for 2 years and don't have any problems, I haven't heard a bunch of people say these problems here or on the Reddit.
Exactly. Had one since launch, been on Reddit since then too. It's possible, but you'd think there'd be complaints on PSVR Reddit, but there aren't.
 
Oct 28, 2017
473
Bournemouth, UK
Bundles are getting priced pretty aggressively in the UK, and we're not even at BF yet. £180 for the starter kit plus astro bot and moss is crazy value. At this price we're getting close to "fuck it" prices. Hell, that's almost the price of a shitty collector's edition game with statue...I've wasted a lot of money on those.

I recommend anyone on the fence to jump in at this price, you won't be disappointed and will have a platform that will run for a good while yet.
 
Oct 31, 2017
374
UK
I work at best buy, no one wants a PSVR. The tech is not quite there yet. I tell people as much when they ask questions about it. Usually they pick a Switch instead.
Well, I picked up a PSVR last summer, and it has given me some of the best gaming memories since I started playing games 40 years sgo. It's a good thing you weren't serving me when I went to buy one, otherwise you would be responsible for me missing out.
 
Oct 27, 2017
394
UK
Bundles are getting priced pretty aggressively in the UK, and we're not even at BF yet. £180 for the starter kit plus astro bot and moss is crazy value. At this price we're getting close to "fuck it" prices. Hell, that's almost the price of a shitty collector's edition game with statue...I've wasted a lot of money on those.

I recommend anyone on the fence to jump in at this price, you won't be disappointed and will have a platform that will run for a good while yet.
I'm hanging on for games and move controllers in the bundle for 199 then I'm in. Already have wifely permission sorted.
 
Oct 26, 2017
6,833
Madrid
I am not some anti Sony gremlin looking to shit all over Sony products.
Why lie when anyone can check your post history composed entirely of Nintendo fanboyism?

Any glasses wearers willing to report their experience? Have heard it's totally fine to its a blurry light leak mess and unusable..
My SO wears glasses when using it most of the time, but has also used it wearing contact lenses; I just asked her and she says it's perfectly fine if you adjust the visor distance correctly (so that your glasses don't stick to your face) and that there's pretty much no difference between glasses and contacts. I specifically asked about light seeping out from the outside and she said there's no problem with that.
 
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Jan 2, 2018
527
That makes no sense. This is a supplementary experience with different games. Not a replacement for TV gaming.
I guess you're right. I was still thinking of VR as just an alternative way to experience my games, like 3d movies or something. But I suppose there are enough unique experiences built for the system that it's more of a unique experience at this point.
 
Oct 27, 2017
251
I work at best buy, no one wants a PSVR. The tech is not quite there yet. I tell people as much when they ask questions about it. Usually they pick a Switch instead.
How does “no one want it” and yet they “ask you questions about it.” That’s a contradiction.

I dont think you realize it, but be careful with the word uppity. It has racist connotations to it towards African Americans thank you.
No. There’s a phrase we say amongst ourselves that usually is followed by another word. I’ve never been called uppity by another race. Let alone be offended by it. WTF? I didn’t think you were trolling but this on top of your other post seems like u on that troll shit
 
Oct 28, 2017
2,175
Canada
Surely ps5 won't lead to psvr2 right away ? Seems psvr could benefit from beefier hardware.... I'll probably wait for psvr2 though having a 15 month old that I have to watch 24/7 Is not conducive to wearing a blindness helmet lol
 
Oct 27, 2017
357
Era has convinced me to pull the trigger on this deal when it goes live. Superhot, Tetris Effect and Astro Bot all on my short list.
 
Oct 27, 2017
3,093
You were never my fallback, sorry to break that news to you.

I actually enjoy it when people do research on a product before they buy it. Makes for a fun conversation.
What does being a sales consultant for Best Buy have anything to do with the viability of this product bringing me entertainment? Conflating people possibly bring back faulty equipment or those who have issues with VR in general as “people don’t want it” is spotty as fuck.
 
Oct 21, 2018
54
No, no, don't consider it. This isn't the best time to get into it at a decent price point and I'm definitely not saying this so I can hog all the Black Friday deals for myself.
 
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