At the end of 2020, Sony Interactive released the PlayStation 5. In the meantime, the Japanese video game and console developer has released a variety of different gadgets to expand its system. In addition to the DualSense controller, this also includes a remote control, a headset and other things PS5 accessories. Now the company apparently wants to take a further step and also renew its virtual reality program – with PlayStation VR2.
PS5 accessories: New VR headset presented
The new PlayStation VR2 headset is said to come with 4K HDR and a 110-degree field of view. With the OLED display inside, gamers can expect a resolution of 2,000 x 2,040 pixels and a frame rate of up to 120 Hertz, writes Hideaki Nishino, Senior Vice President for Platform Planning & Management at Sony Interactive Entertainment.
“The PlayStation VR2 takes VR gaming to a whole new level. It enables players to feel more present and lets them immerse themselves in the game worlds like never before. With the help of the headset and the controllers, which are equipped with the latest technology, and thanks to the game worlds creatively designed by our first-class developers, the players can perceive an even wider range of impressions. “
Hideaki Nishino (via PlayStation Blog)
Together with the PlayStation VR2 Sense controller, the PS5 accessories offer an inside-out tracking function. These track you and your controller via cameras that are integrated into the headset. In addition, there is a new sensory function, “which reinforces the perception of actions within the game”. Just like eye tracking, which should make it easier for you to look in a certain direction.
Technical details of the PlayStation VR2
|Screen resolution||2,000 x 2,040 pixels per eye|
|Refresh rate||90 Hz, 120 Hz|
|Field of view||Approx. 110 degrees|
|Sensors||Motion sensor: six-axis sensor system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer)
Mounting sensor: IR proximity sensor
|Cameras||4 cameras for headset and controller tracking
IR camera for eye tracking
|Feedback||Vibration on the headset|
|Communication with the PS5||USB-C|
|Audio||Input: Integrated microphone
Output: stereo headphone connection
We’ll also show you our personal top 10 of the best PlayStation VR games. You can also enjoy them with the new PS5 accessories.
Source: PlayStation Blog