Social MMO Rec Room developer just “can’t justify the cost” of a PSVR2 port

January 26, 2024
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There are no current plans to bring Rec Room – the social VR app that’s part meeting place, part mini-game hub featuring sporting events, fantastical quests and even games of Charades – to PlayStation VR2. This is because the studio behind it (also known as Rec Room) simply “can’t justify the cost”, despite its popularity.

As spotted by UploadVR, Rec Room’s CCO and co-founder Cameron Brown recently held an AMA chat on Reddit. Here, the developer stated the team had no current plans to port its popular social MMO to Sony’s latest VR platform, even though they and their community would love it to happen.

“We’ve looked into it, it’s a non-trivial port, and we haven’t found a way to make it make economic sense,” Brown said. “In an ideal world, we would love to bring [Rec Room] to PSVR2, but we can’t justify the cost based on the numbers.” The COO said the situation “sucks” but “that’s the truth”.

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