WTF is Focus On You for PSVR? First step towards virtual relationships?

Focus On You PSVR

Is Focus On You for the PS4 and PSVR the first major step towards virtual relationships?

Focus On You is a new PSVR title for the PlayStation 4 that allows gamers to fall in love with "a cheerful yet modest, shy but charming junior in a high school of the arts: HAN YUA."

So, as you can probably guess from said description alone, it's ultimately a dating simulator for which you can strap a miniature TV to your eyes and pretend you're there.

But does it actually provide the "realistic experience" and previously unattainable "sense of intimacy" it boasts?

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WTF is Focus On You for PSVR? First step towards virtual relationships?

Developed by Smilegate Entertainment, Focus On You is a virtual reality dating-sim available on PlayStation 4 and Steam.

It puts you in the shoes of a high-school student who is majoring in photography while working part-time at a cafe.

And, as you can probably imagine, the events in the game suddenly become more rewarding and entertaining than real life as you soon meet a "cute" girl who finds you attractive rather than repulsive.

From there on, it's just a cutesy visual novel in which you can occasionally interrupt the girl's constant chattering through somewhat varied responses.

Although there are a lot of complaints about it being overpriced at £30.99 (it's only an hour-and-a-half long), a lot of the reviews over on Steam praise the eerily accurate graphics and the girl's realism.

In addition to VR Kanojo (another virtual reality dating-sim that allows you to talk and interact with the "lovely girl-next-door"), Focus On You can be perceived as strides towards virtual relationships that players can become fully immersed in.

The only thing these VR experiences need to improve next to become near as captivating and consuming as Vanilla Sky is lengthier durations and variety so the relationship partners are more than dolls that giggle every time they have their string pulled.

You can purchase Focus On You for PS4 by clicking here.

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