PS VR2, Sony’s second-generation VR system, is set to launch in February for $549.99. PlayStation Blog Post (opens in new tab)The company went on to announce 11 new VR games (opens in new tab) Played on systems that mix enhanced versions of current titles with the original experience.
New Arrival February 22, 2023 PS VR2 (opens in new tab)The system consists of a headset and hand controllers and must be used with a PlayStation 5 console. (opens in new tab)Its pair of OLED screens are adjustable, exhibiting a resolution of 2000 x 2040 pixels per eye, with a 110-degree field of view and a refresh rate of up to 120Hz.
The headset also has sensors and cameras, such as a 3-axis gyroscope, a 3-axis accelerometer, and a proximity sensor. There is an IR camera for eye tracking and his four lenses for headset and controller tracking. It also vibrates, has a built-in microphone, and has a stereo headphone jack. Connect with SSD (opens in new tab) Console with USB-C cable and Bluetooth 5.1. The new headset is slimmer and lighter than its predecessor, which launched in 2016 for $399.99.
The hand controller replicates many features of the PS5’s DualSense gamepad. (opens in new tab)haptic feedback, 6-axis motion sensing, and the usual combination of analog sticks and face buttons.
Over 20 games will be available (individually) at launch, including the Robo Dinosaur RPG Horizon Call of the Mountain. An enhanced VR version of Cities: Skylines. Jurassic Park game starring Jeff Goldblum. Tentacular, a game about being a giant squid. There is also a military FPS.
PS VR2 pre-orders will begin November 15th at direct.playstation.com for customers in the US, UK, France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg. Really dedicated gamers can register for pre-orders or pre-pre-orders today.