Your PlayStation VR Day One Guide.

For those lucky - and rich enough (with a price tag of £349) - to obtain the upcoming PlayStation VR from Sony on launch day, the bigger question for gamers is what software will be available to play on day one?

Well here is a handy guide of everything you’ll be able to get your virtual hands on, come October 13th.

PlayStation VR Games - Physical Releases

RIGS - Mechanized Combat League

The only full-priced retail title available for PlayStation VR at launch which aims to transform the burgeoning tech into an eSport. Operating a fast-moving mech - or referred to as a Rig - fitted with firepower galore, you and your team must destroy the opposition, in order to collect spheres to turn your own Rig into ‘overdrive’, thereby scoring a point for your team by traversing yourself into a goal situated in the arena.

Price: PS Store Digital £49.99 / Amazon Physical Retail £38.00

PlayStation®VR Worlds

A collection of 5 unique first-party helmed VR experiences that have been showcased at the various events leading up to the PlayStation VR launch. The 5 titles included within the package are; London Heist, Ocean Descent, Scavengers Odyssey, VR Luge and Danger Ball.

Price: PS Store Digital £29.99 / Amazon Physical Retail £24.00

Until Dawn: Rush of Blood

After the success of their horror title Until Dawn last year, developer Supermassive Games are bringing a unique experience to PlayStation VR. Whilst dual-wielding handguns and situated on a nightmarish rollercoaster, you’re tasked with taking down the various creatures out for your blood, after vanquishing them you’ll hopefully be taking a spot upon the online competitive leaderboards.

Price: PS Store Digital £15.99 / Amazon Physical Retail £14.00

Super Stardust Ultra VR

A virtual reality port of the classic Housemarque space, shoot-em up title. This fast paced arcade game has you blasting enemy ships and asteroids alike, as you - the last starfighter - attempt to defend the solar system from impending doom but in a brand new perspective. Challenge friends with high-scores and attain ultimate glory through the online leaderboards.

Price: PS Store Digital £15.99 / Amazon Physical Retail £14.00
(Current owners of the PS4 digital title can upgrade for a smaller fee).

Hustle Kings VR

A virtual reality port of PlayStation 4 title Hustle Kings, now allowing you to play either 8-ball, Snooker, Black Ball, Killer, Cut Throat and more within the virtual realm. Compete against your friends or focus on the online daily challenges to increase your world ranking and win Hustle King Credits.

Price: PS Store Digital £15.99 / Amazon Physical Retail £14.00
(Current owners of the PS4 digital title can upgrade for a smaller fee).

Driveclub VR

DriveClub is back in business, but this time within the virtual reality space on PlayStation VR. Get behind the wheel once again and play through five all-new Urban locations with over 80 cars, more than 100 tracks along with new bespoke VR features.

Price: PS Store Digital £29.99 / Amazon Physical Retail £29.99
(Current season pass owners can upgrade for a smaller fee).

Batman Arkham VR

It's time to become Gotham's very own Dark Knight - the vigilante Batman - in the latest incarnation from developers Rocksteady. Don the cape, and use an arsenal of iconic weaponry whilst exercising your detective wit to unravel the clues of this latest mystery in the Arkham universe.

Price: PS Store Digital £15.99 / Amazon Physical Retail $19.96

Rez Infinite

The creative genius of Tetsuya Mizuguchi will see a rebirth on PlayStation VR, as his rhythm-shooting classic Rez will be getting the virtual reality treatment by developers Enhance Games. Lauded as one of the greatest games ever made by many, Rez initially debuted on the Dreamcast and later on the PlayStation 2. Now fully re-worked to encompass a full 360 degree viewing-space Rez Infinite aims to enrapture us all once again.

Price: PS Store Digital £24.99 / Limited Physical $39.99

EVE: Valkyrie

From developers CCP Games comes an expansion of their massive Eve franchise, taking control of an immortal pilot and situated within a ship you’ll be zooming around space and getting into heart-racing, dog fights with rival pirates in no time. Allowing for both single player (PvE) and competitive multiplayer action.

Price: PS Store Digital £54.99 / Amazon Physical Retail £49.99

Battlezone

Enter the neon-deathbed of Battlezone. Within this procedurally generated, tank warfare simulator from Rebellion you’ll be blasting your way through the single player campaign endlessly, unlocking new equipment and weapons for your collection with each distinct playthrough.

Price: PS Store Digital £49.99 / Amazon Physical Retail £49.99

Loading Human - Chapter 1

Aiming to be the burgeoning title for the adventure genre for PlayStation VR. Set within a near future, as you are summoned to the Antarctic by your dying father and into an interstellar quest in search of the Quintessence, an elusive energy source that will help reverse the aging process.

Price: PS Store Digital £34.99 / Amazon Physical Retail £28.04

PlayStation VR Games - Digital Releases

PlayStation VR - Tumble VR
Tumble VR

A 3D physics puzzle-simulator, using the DualShock 4 to guide various blocks of all shapes and sizes in over 70 levels. From stacking them up in Jenga-esque fashion to destroying them or even balancing objects giving you a true test of patience and skill.

Price: PS Store Digital £7.99 / Amazon Digital £7.99

PlayStation VR - PlayRoom VR
The PlayRoom VR

Packed with six mini-games as an introduction to the world of virtual reality on PlayStation VR. The Playroom VR also features off-screen play, so those not wearing a headset can also join in the fun.

Price: PS Store Digital Free

PlayStation VR - Here They Lie
Here They Lie

From Santa Monica Studio comes a nightmarish experience for PlayStation VR. Explore a monochromatic city with life and death decisions around every corner as you uncover the mystery of the woman in yellow

Price: PS Store Digital £15.99

PlayStation VR - Bound
Bound

Play through Bound once again but this time more immersive than ever on PlayStation VR. Developed by Polish developers Plastic Bound entangles you within a dream world of dance, ballerinas and mind-bending geometry.

Price: PS Store Digital £15.99 (Free upgrade for current owners)

PlayStation VR - Harmonix Music VR
Harmonix Music VR

Plug in any of your music via USB or experience the 17 tracks included to experience music in a new realm, like never before with PlayStation VR by virtue of Harmonix’s own internal music analysis engine.

Price: PS Store Digital £11.99

PlayStation VR - Thumper
Thumper

Thumper from the aptly named Drool is a fast, frantic rhythm game, that has you racing your space beetle among 9 levels to music crafted specifically for each, with the aim be the best beetle-racer in the galaxy on the online leaderboards.

Price: PS Store Digital £15.99

PlayStation VR - Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live
Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live

Experience a full Hatsune Miku concert live. Within a virtual stadium you'll get to cheer on the iconic digital vocaloid creation Hatsune Miku surrounded by a rapturous crowd with glow sticks replacing your PlayStation Move controllers.

Price: PS Store Digital £11.99 per stage (7 tracks)

PlayStation VR - 100ft Robot Golf
100ft Robot Golf

The city is your virtual playground, as you enter a giant mech (accompanied with clubs to match) as you crash and smash your way through the city scape joined by up to 4 players in a golfing experience like never before.

Price: PS Store Digital £15.99

PlayStation VR - Rise of the Tomb Raider
Rise of the Tomb Raider

Lara Croft is back, and her latest escapade Rise of the Tomb Raider now features exclusive content for PlayStation VR with the Blood Ties DLC (included with the purchase of the full game) that has you delving into the lore of the Tomb Raider herself.

Price: PS Store Digital £44.99 (DLC add-on)

PlayStation VR - Waddle Home
Waddle Home

Congratulations, you are now a benevolent alien who in his spare time aims to save cute penguins and solve puzzles. Guide home penguins in 40 different frozen levels in speedy fashion for high scores stakes.

Price: PS Store Digital £7.99

PlayStation VR - Invasion!
Invasion!

Experience an animation from the director of Madagascar and narrated by Ethan Hawke about a duo of aliens with grand ambitions to take over our world. Instead, they are greeted by two adorable, white bunnies.

Price: PS Store Digital Free

PlayStation VR - Headmaster
Headmaster

Welcome to the Football Improvement Centre, which is definitely not a prison. Here you'll be progressing through over 40 levels of a story campaign using your heading skills that even includes local multiplayer for 6 way passing.

Price: PS Store Digital £15.99

PlayStation VR - Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X

Join Miku once again and playthrough Diva X but this time in PlayStation VR. Described as bullet-hell rhythm, you'll be singing and dancing your way through five Clouds with 30 new songs to get through.

Price: PS Store Digital £36.99 (Free DLC upgrade for current owners)

PlayStation VR - Job Simulator
Job Simulator

In the far future robots have replaced all human jobs, now its your turn to step in their shoes. Be a gourmet chef, an office worker, a convenience store worker and many more whilst doing your best to not get fired.

Price: PS Store Digital £23.99

PlayStation VR - Kismet
Kismet

Get your future foretold every day with a collection of three activities including; tarot card reading using a deck of 22 hand-painted card, a daily Astrology session with a real-time map of our solar system and the ancient board game Ur.

Price: PS Store Digital £5.79

PlayStation VR - Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

You are trapped in a virtual room with a ticking time bomb that you must defuse. Other players in this couch multiplayer title must relay you instructions as "experts" in how to defuse the bomb in this fast-talking party game.

Price: PS Store Digital £11.99 (10% discount for Plus members)

PlayStation VR - Sports Bar VR
Sports Bar VR

Explore a virtual pub within PlayStation VR whilst partaking in the various games dotted around the room from bar games, pool and air hockey. Play online against the world or on the couch with friends.

Price: PS Store Digital £14.99

PlayStation VR - Superhypercube
Superhypercube

Rotate and grow your set of cubes to fit through a stream of oncoming abstract walls that is the virtual equivalent of game show 'Hole in the Wall' brought to you by developers Kokoromi.

Price: PS Store Digital £24.99

PlayStation VR - The Assembly
The Assembly

Immerse yourself in this first-person interactive story for the PlayStation VR. Play as two individuals and discover a morally challenging organisation from contrasting perspectives in this thought provoking experience.

Price: PS Store Digital £19.99 (25% discount for Plus members)

PlayStation VR - Wayward Sky
Wayward Sky

Play as Bess, a young pilot who along with her father find themselves within mysterious fortress after a plane crash. Solve light puzzles in this third-person adventure title that aims to ease players into PlayStationVR.

Price: PS Store Digital £15.49

PlayStation VR - Gunjack
Gunjack

Set within the EVE universe you take on the role of a gun turret operator on a mining vessel in the Outer Ring region of known space in order to protect it from marauding space-pirates. Rack up high scores with online leaderboards.

Price: PS Store Digital £7.99 (20% discount for Plus members)

PlayStation VR - Kitchen VR Demo
Kitchen VR (Demo)

From developers Capcom comes a short but highly immersive experience for PlayStation VR. Ushering in the next evolution of survival horror in this terrifying prelude to the upcoming Resident Evil 7 biohazard.

Price: PS Store Digital Free

PlayStation VR - Ace Banana
Ace Banana

Take up your bow as your fend off an army of monkeys aiming to steal your stash of banana's in this child-friendly shooting gallery game. Also featuring online rankings and random boss encounters.

Price: PS Store Digital £11.49 (20% discount for Plus members)

PlayStation VR - Volume: Coda
Volume: Coda

Re-experience Mike Bithell's love letter to the stealth genre on the PlayStation VR. Featuring a whole host of gadgets for evasion and distraction as you rob from the rich and give to the unheard.

Price: PS Store Digital £14.99 (Free upgrade for current owners)

PlayStation VR - Allumette
Allumette

Loosely inspired by 'The Little Match Girl' by Hans Christian Andersen, Allumette is a young girl living in a fantastical city in the clouds, when tragedy befalls her in this beautiful animated work from studio Penrose.

Price: PS Store Digital Free

PlayStation VR - World War Toons
World War Toons (BETA)

Enter the World War II battlefield in this cartoon themed first-person, free-to-play shooter. Play against both PlayStation VR users and non in the Beta experience of World War Toons by developers Studio Roqovan

Price: PS Store Digital Free-to-play (Currently U.S. only)

PlayStation VR - The Brookhaven Experiment
The Brookhaven Experiment

After the Experiment, the end of the world is now upon us, in this 'occasional pants wetting' virtual reality shooter. Gear up, as it's time to survive a wave of monsters in order to figure out what led to the beginning of the end.

Price: PS Store Digital $19.99 (Currently U.S. only)


Did you get PlayStation VR? If so which games interest you? Let us know in the comments below.

NewsInfo

Built under the codename 'Project Morpheus' the PlayStation VR head-mounted display supports dual-screen images (to the display and your TV) and support for PlayStation Move controllers.

The 5.7 inch OLED screen within the unit is able to output 1080p (960x1080 per eye) and comes with a seperate processor box to enable 'Social Screen' aka dual-screen display and 3D audio.

The unit uses 9 LED's upon the unit that is able to be tracked by the PlayStation Camera for 360 degree head-tracking.

RIGS is being developed by studio Guerrilla Cambridge, known for the excellent Killzone: Mercenary on the PlayStation Vita and classic MediEvil games.

The five unique experiences within VR Worlds have been developed by SIE (Sony Interactive Entertainment) London Studio.

Stardust dates back to 1993 on the Amiga which was originally created by Bloodhouse (now called Housemarque).

Tumble VR is also being developed by Supermassive Games, quite the departure from the horror they are currently known for.

Developers Drool are a two-man band, consisting of Brian Gibson and Marc Flury both previously worked at Harmonix.

News by: David Robinson
Twitter: @5ypher

Updated on 12th October 2016