June 24, 2024

Apple has revealed extra particulars on its upcoming $3499 Imaginative and prescient Professional headset, together with specifically created video games which can benefit from its “spatial computing” capabilities.

In its announcement of the Imaginative and prescient Professional in June 2023, Apple said the headset will probably be suitable with over 100 Apple Arcade video games when it launches. In a brand new press launch, the corporate has expanded the variety of supported Apple Arcade titles to greater than 250.

“New spatial video games” will probably be launched for Imaginative and prescient Professional, Apple mentioned, together with titles from the sequence What the Golf?, Recreation Room, and Tremendous Fruit Ninja, which can “remodel the area round gamers, providing distinctive and fascinating gameplay experiences”.

Apple additionally mentioned non-spatial video games equivalent to NBA 2K24 Arcade Version and Sonic Dream Crew will probably be playable with “common sport controllers” on Imaginative and prescient Professional, although didn’t specify which {hardware} will probably be suitable.

The press launch additionally contained particulars of the Imaginative and prescient Professional’s launch, which was confirmed as “early” 2024 within the preliminary reveal of the headset. Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional will launch on 2nd February within the US, beginning at $3499 for a mannequin with 256GB of storage. Pre-orders will start on nineteenth January at 5am PST. It is unclear when the system will probably be launched in different areas.

In July 2023, it was reported that Apple had scaled again its inner gross sales goal for the Imaginative and prescient Professional because of manufacturing points. This additionally reportedly pushed again plans for a less expensive model of the $3499 headset.