PSVR 2 owners have been able to enjoy the cutting-edge virtual reality (VR) headset for three weeks now. There’s a decent selection of PlayStation VR 2 launch games available and now we’re getting the first information regarding gamers’ buying habits. PlayStation Store’s top games for February have been released, with the top PSVR 2 downloads making their first appearance.
Across the US and Canada, Europe and Japan, one title came out decisively on top, Kayak VR: Mirage. A kayaking simulator by indie studio Better Than Life, the game is all about exploring gorgeous environments such as ice caves in Antarctica or Australian canyons. All while physically paddling your raft, a mechanic that works especially well to immerse players in the experience.
At number two in the US/Canada and EU is the multiplayer shooter Pavlov. Originally released as a PC VR game in 2017, the tactical shooter has maintained its popularity with VR fans.
In at number two in Japan and number three elsewhere is PSVR 2’s big launch exclusive, Horizon Call of the Mountain. This saw a massive amount of coverage so it’s a bit of a surprise it didn’t hit the number 1 spot in at least one territory. However, that could be because Horizon Call of the Mountain also featured in a hardware bundle which these figures don’t account for.
Top PSVR 2 Downloads Feb 2023
|US & Canada||EU||Japan|
|1||Kayak VR: Mirage||Kayak VR: Mirage||Kayak VR: Mirage|
|2||Pavlov||Pavlov||Horizon Call of the Mountain|
|3||Horizon Call of the Mountain||Horizon Call of the Mountain||The Tale of Onogoro|
|4||Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge||Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge||Dyschronia: Chronos Alternate Episode I|
|5||Pistol Whip||Moss: Book II||After the Fall – Complete Edition|
|6||Moss: Book II||Pistol Whip||Moss & Moss: Book II Bundle|
|7||Swordsman VR||Job Simulator||Puzzling Places|
|8||Drums Rock||Swordsman VR||Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge|
|9||NFL PRO ERA||Drums Rock||Drums Rock|
|10||The Light Brigade||After the Fall||Job Simulator|
It is also worth noting that because PSVR 2 arrived on 22nd February, these PS Store figures are only for that final week. The March listing could be very different.
As expected, the era of Job Simulator’s dominance has come to an end. Effectively headlining the download charts for years without any movement, Owlchemy Labs’ 2016 VR game has been dethroned. Even the studio’s other titles, Cosmonious High and Vacation Simulator have failed to breach these listings.
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