Sony announces new VR headset for the PS5

PSVR Review Lead

Sony is working on a following-era VR headset for the PS5. The headset won’t start this 12 months, but Sony is asserting early designs to make it out there on the PS5 at some issue in the foreseeable future. Sony’s new VR headset will include things like an improved subject of look at, resolution, and even a solitary wire to make it much easier to use.

“We’re taking what we have figured out given that launching PS VR on PS4 to establish a next-gen VR process that boosts everything from resolution and subject of see to monitoring and input,” states Hideaki Nishino, Sony’s head of PlayStation system and arranging. “It will hook up to PS5 with a one twine to simplify setup and make improvements to relieve-of-use, even though enabling a high-fidelity visual knowledge.”

Sony’s first PlayStation VR headset.
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge

Sony is also functioning on a new VR controller, which will use some of the features uncovered in the DualSense PS5 controller. The VR controller will also target on improving upon ergonomics. “There’s still a ton of growth underway for our new VR program, so it won’t be launching in 2021,” says Nishino. “But we wished to deliver this early update to our fans, as the enhancement group has begun to work on creating new worlds for you to discover in virtual actuality.”

Sony will get started issuing advancement kits for its subsequent-gen VR headset shortly, but the firm is not detailing the complete specs or launch dates just however. This new hardware is obviously intended to boost some of the limits of the primary PlayStation VR headset. “Given this was our initial foray into virtual truth, it presents us a likelihood to implement classes discovered,” says PlayStation manager Jim Ryan in an job interview with the Washington Post. “One of the really vivid illustrations of that is that we will be relocating to a quite quick solitary-twine setup.”

Sony’s first PlayStation VR headset debuted more than four decades ago, and you have to have a particular digital camera adapter to use it on the PS5. Sony has remained dedicated to the accent, and admitted that VR even now has a long way to go. With a up coming-era headset now in the performs, we’ll quickly obtain out what games Sony has prepared to boost the potential of VR.