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Sony PlayStation VR2 (PS VR2) unveiled: Here's a closer look at the upcoming VR headset

Sony just unveiled its new virtual reality (VR) headset, named PlayStation VR 2 or PS VR2. The new VR headset requires a PlayStation 5 console to play VR enabled games. Here we will be taking a close look at the new PS VR2 headset and providing you with all of the information we have about the new VR headset.

By Karanveer Singh Arora | Published:Wed, February 23, 2022 4:01pm


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PS VR2 has been unveiled via the PlayStation Blog, with Sony senior vice president of platform experience, Hideaki Nishino stating that the headset follows the colour scheme of the PS5, complete with the orb ball look of the previously revealed Sense VR controllers. (Image: Sony)


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From the images revealed by Sony, the PS VR2 while having a new bulky look, still features a headset band, similar to the last generation’s design, which can easily be tweaked to fit the headset to the users head. Sony has even revealed that the new headset will come with a lens adjustment dial for more comfortable viewing. (Image: Sony)



Sony has stated that the PS VR2 headset will come with unique vibrating feedback and controllers with advanced haptics, eye-tracking, a 110-degree field of view, and foveated rendering. The headset will come with support for 4K HDR resolution powered by an OLED display with a refresh rate of up to 120Hz. (Image: Sony)


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In the images shared by Sony, the PlayStation VR 2 headset features four tracking cameras, which the company claims will lead to precise movement tracking. It also comes with a standard headphone jack, Wi-Fi support, USB Type-C port, 3D audio support. (Image: Sony)


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To recall, Sony had first revealed key details about the PS VR2 headset at CES at the time, it also revealed that the first exclusive game for the PS VR 2 will be Horizon Call of the Mountain. The company is yet to announce the price and the release date of the headset. However, we expect it to be priced similarly to the original PlayStation VR headset, which launched at $400 (approximately Rs 29,830). (Image: Sony)