Sony took advantage of this Tuesday (4) consumer electronic show, CES, to reveal its new virtual reality device.
The PlayStation VR 2, or PS VR2, will feature an OLED display with 4K HDR and frame rates of up to 120 Hz.
New controllers have also been unveiled, which will replace the PlayStation Move controllers from the first version.
Called the PS VR2 Sense controllers, they’ll have the same functionality as DualSense, controlling PS5, such as haptic feedback and adaptive triggering.
According to Sony, PS VR2 connectivity will also be simple, with just a single cable connecting the device to the PS5.
Despite all this information, few images of the headset and controls were shown, and no release date was announced.
The first PlayStation VR was released in 2016 for the PS4, and proved successful with sales of over 5 million units as of 2019.
As for games, the first PS VR2 exclusive also came out: Horizon VR – Call of the Mountain.
The new game will feature a new protagonist, but it has already been confirmed that Eloy and other figures from Horizon Zero Dawn will also appear during the journey.
No release date for Horizon: Call of the Mountain has been revealed.
PS VR 2 Specifications
- Display: OLED
- Resolution: 2000 x 2040 each screen
- Frame rate: 90Hz and 120Hz
- Communication with PS5: USB-C
- Camera: 4 cameras per headset and tracking controllerIR camera per eye
- Feedback: Headset Vibration
- Sensors: Motion sensors using a six-axis system (gyroscope and accelerometer), in addition to a coupled infrared proximity sensor.