Sony has been working on the second generation of PlayStation VR for a while. There hasn’t been much information about the hardware yet, but the company recently released more details and announced an exclusive PSVR game in the Horizon universe.
PlayStation: PS5-VR2 and new VR controller announced
Technology is constantly evolving and now appears with the PlayStation VR2 the next generation of VR for the PS5 console. According to PlayStation Senior Vice President Hideaki Nishino, the system builds on the innovations of the PS5 and offers an experience with “true to the original graphics, new sensory functions and improved tracking.”
The PS VR2 doesn’t just offer 4K HDR, a 110-degree field of view – above all, that OLED display with a screen resolution of 2,000 x 2,040 pixels per eye and a refresh rate of 90/120 Hz stand out.
The headset has a new sensory function. A built-in motor is supposed to use vibration to ensure that the sensations of the actions in the game are amplified and bring you closer to the experience. For example, you can Feel the increased pulse of character in exciting moments or feel the thrust of a vehicle.
With the PS-VR2-Sense controller, PlayStation relies on the success of the DualSense controller of the PlayStation 5. One Combination of the haptic feedback and the adaptive triggers should enable you to experience and interact with games in a much more realistic way.
Incidentally, the installation of the system should be particularly easy. It will only connected directly to the PS5 with a cable and the VR experience can begin. However, it is not yet known when the VR2 will appear. We’ll keep you up to date.
Horizon Call of the Mountain: A fresh adventure awaits
At the same time, Sony announced a brand new adventure in the world of Horizon, available exclusively on PS VR2: Call of the Mountain. PlayStation describes the game as “a unique experience that drives hardware technology, innovation and gameplay”.
The released trailer gives you a first look at the upcoming game:
Have you already secured Horizon Forbidden West? There is a chic special edition on Amazon:
The company has not yet announced an official release date – but we assume that the game will likely appear at the same time as the new VR hardware.
(Source: PlayStation Blog)