Sony stays dedicated to digital actuality, saying brand-new headset with improved options and extra.
Sony is staying within the enterprise of digital actuality, on Tuesday introduced the subsequent version of the PlayStation VR headset that’s being developed for PlayStation 5.
This headset is described as “our next-generation VR system” that can ship the “final leisure expertise,” in response to PlayStation’s Hideaki Nishino.
Nishino mentioned this VR system will present “dramatic leaps in efficiency and interactivity.”
“Gamers will really feel an excellent larger sense of presence and grow to be much more immersed of their recreation worlds as soon as they placed on the brand new headset,” Nishino defined.
Nishino went on to say that PlayStation’s engineers are taking the learnings from the exisiting mannequin of the PSVR and utilizing that suggestions to tell the place to go along with the brand new one. Little or no in the best way of specifics is thought in regards to the headset, and no pictures have been shared, however Nishino confirmed it is not going to be wi-fi.
The brand new headset “enhances every part from decision and area of view to monitoring and enter. It’s going to hook up with PS5 with a single twine to simplify setup and enhance ease-of-use, whereas enabling a high-fidelity visible expertise,” Nishino mentioned.
The brand new PSVR headset for PS5 may also use a brand new VR controller that makes use of a number of the “key options” within the DualSense controller for PS5, together with a give attention to “nice ergonomics.”
“That is simply one of many examples of future-proof expertise we’re growing to match our imaginative and prescient for a complete new era of VR video games and experiences,” Nishino mentioned.
It is nonetheless early days for the brand new PSVR headset for PS5–it will not launch in 2021–but Nishino mentioned it needed to inform followers that one thing new is coming and that builders are already working with it.
“There’s nonetheless lots of growth underway for our new VR system, so it will not be launching in 2021. However we needed to supply this early replace to our followers, as the event neighborhood has began to work on creating new worlds so that you can discover in digital actuality,” Nishino mentioned.
Lastly, Nishino mentioned Sony as an organization stays dedicated to serving to VR take off.
“With each PlayStation VR and the next-generation VR system we’re constructing, our dedication to digital actuality as a medium for video games is stronger than ever. We sit up for sharing extra particulars sooner or later,” Nishino mentioned.