Iron Man VR Delayed ‘Until Further Notice’ Amid COVID-19

Sony is delaying the discharge of Marvel’s Iron Man VR “till additional discover.”

The Marvel VR sport had already been delayed into 2020, however the COVID-19 pandemic is inflicting a cascade of logistics points. Final week we reported sport delays have been probably as high quality assurance groups have been the most recent to be affected. Sony additionally stated The Final of Us Half II was delayed as effectively, with Sony saying in a tweet, “Logistically, the worldwide disaster is stopping us from offering the launch expertise our gamers deserve.”

Replace: SIE has made the troublesome choice to delay the launch of The Final of Us Half II and Marvel’s Iron Man VR till additional discover. Logistically, the worldwide disaster is stopping us from offering the launch expertise our gamers deserve.

— PlayStation (@PlayStation) April 2, 2020

That’s an enormous blow to PSVR homeowners who have been wanting ahead to Iron Man VR’s launch. Sony and Microsoft have been ramping up with the plan to launch their subsequent technology consoles later this 12 months. Whereas neither firm has made reveals round VR for its subsequent technology console, the PS5 is anticipated to be backward suitable with unique PSVR video games. General, because of this Iron Man VR was anticipated to be one of many final main VR releases for the PS4.

Reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic proceed to shift every day. In latest weeks manufacturing of the Valve Index and Oculus Quest headsets have been affected, firms shifted to work at home insurance policies, and all the expertise convention circuit was cancelled, from Cellular World Congress to Recreation Builders Convention to F8, E3, and extra. Social distancing tips purpose to gradual the unfold of the illness and the danger to lives that will happen if too many individuals sick directly ended up needing ventilators and hospitalization.