Sony’s second-generation VR system, the PS VR2, will launch in February for $549.99 — greater than the PlayStation 5 console required to make use of it — in accordance with a PlayStation Weblog put up (opens in new tab). The corporate went on to announce 11 new VR video games (opens in new tab) to be performed on the system, a mixture of enhanced variations of present titles and unique experiences.
Arriving Feb. 22, 2023, the brand new PS VR2 (opens in new tab)system consists of a headset and hand controllers, and should be used with a PlayStation 5 console (opens in new tab). Its pair of OLED screens are adjustable, and current a decision of 2000 x 2040 pixels per eye, with a 110-degree area of view and a refresh price that climbs as excessive as 120 Hz.
The headset can also be crammed with sensors and cameras, together with a three-axis gyroscope, a three-axis accelerometer, and a proximity sensor. There are IR cameras for eye-tracking, plus 4 different lenses for headset and controller monitoring. It additionally vibrates, has a built-in microphone, and a stereo headphone jack. It connects to the SSD-equipped (opens in new tab) console utilizing a USB-C cable and Bluetooth 5.1. The brand new headset is slimmer and lighter than the earlier model, which launched in 2016 for $399.99.
The hand controllers replicate lots of the options of the PS5’s DualSense gamepad (opens in new tab), providing haptic suggestions, six-axis movement sensing, and the same old mixture of analog sticks and face buttons.
Greater than 20 video games are anticipated to be obtainable (individually) at launch, together with robo-dinosaur RPG Horizon Name of the Mountain; an enhanced VR model of Cities: Skylines; a Jurassic Park sport starring Jeff Goldblum; and Tentacular, a sport about being a large squid. There’s additionally a army FPS.
Preorders for the PS VR2 start on Nov. 15 at direct.ps.com, for patrons within the U.S., U.Okay., France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. Actually enthusiastic avid gamers can register for a preorder, or a pre-preorder, beginning at this time.