Bottom line: It’s taken a bit of over 4 years however Sony has lastly introduced a follow-up to its authentic PlayStation VR platform. The next-gen headset is being designed for the newly minted PS5 and contemplating there’s nonetheless numerous work left, it will not be launched till 2022 at the earliest.
Sony on Tuesday confirmed it’s creating a brand new virtual reality headset designed particularly for the PlayStation 5.
Hideaki Nishino, SVP of platform planning & administration at Sony Interactive Entertainment, stated the next-gen VR system will allow “dramatic leaps in performance and interactivity” which can end in a fair better sense of immersion and presence in sport worlds.
Sony launched the authentic PlayStation VR in late 2016 for the PlayStation 4. The headset can also be ahead appropriate with the firm’s newer consoles, however the next-gen visor will take issues to a complete new degree because of enhanced decision, discipline of view, monitoring and enter. The unit will hook up with the PS5 by way of a single twine in an effort to simplify setup and enhance ease of use.
Nishino didn’t go into nice element contemplating there’s nonetheless numerous work left, however the government did observe that the bundle will embrace a brand new VR controller that borrows a few of the key options utilized in the DualSense wi-fi controller. It’ll even have a deal with ergonomics, which ought to assist make marathon gaming periods a bit simpler on the physique.
Launch date and pricing particulars weren’t shared, however Nishino did say it wouldn’t be prepared in 2021 so there’s nonetheless loads of time to attempt to get your arms of a PS5 first.