Sony has revealed more details about the successor to the PlayStation VR headset. This is what will be called PlayStation VR2 and the headset will have a higher resolution totaling 4000 x 2040 pixels. The headset also gets internal and external tracking, eliminating the need for a separate camera.
The PlayStation VR2 headset will have an HDR screen, Sony says It offers a field of view of 110 degrees. That’s 10 degrees more than Advance payment. The refresh rate is equal to the first version at 90Hz or 120Hz. With 2000 x 2040 pixels per eye, the resolution is higher than the PS VR1, which has a resolution of 960 x 1080 pixels per eye. As with the first variant, it is an OLED screen.
Where the first version worked with colored LEDs on the headset for you to track with a separate camera, that won’t be the case with the new headset. The PS VR2 gets four cameras built in so that tracking can be done from the inside out. These cameras are also used for tracking consoles.
Inside the headset are also cameras, one for each eye, for tracking the eyes. For example, users can move their eyes to control the game and the headset modular presentation to apply. The headset also has a vibration motor to transmit vibrations to the user, such as increasing the heart rate during critical moments.
Sony also announced that the PS VR2 headset controllers will be called the PlayStation VR2 Sense. Few new details have been announced about this, though the company is showing off a teaser below. Sony previously said These controllers will have adaptive triggers, haptic feedback and finger detection. The connection between the console and the headset is via a single USB Type-C cable. Controllers are also shipped with such a cable.
In addition to the name and technical details, the first PS VR2 game was also announced. Guerrilla Games is collaborating with Firesprite on Horizon Call of the Mountain. Not much is known about this game, other than that it will be a first-person VR game. Prices and release dates for the headset and the game are unknown. Sony has also not shared images of the new headset. According to an earlier rumor, the headset will appear At the end of this year.
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