Sony charges consumers for demo-trial of new PlayStation Virtual Reality headset
Consumers have complained about retailer Game’s decision to charge for demos of Sony’s new PlayStation Virtual Reality headset.
The firm is charging £5 ($6) for 10 minutes or £15 for a half hour in-store trial.
Game said that the fee is refundable against headset orders, and enabled it to employ dedicated staff for the demo stands.
Sony is conducting a UK-wide free demo tour.
It said the decision to charge was “at the discretion” of the retailer.
Jamie Feltham from virtual reality news website Upload VR said he was blocked by Game’s Twitter account after retweeting a promotional tweet from one of its stores over the weekend with the comment “this is not cool”.
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