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 saying the following 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 line with PlayStation’s Hideaki Nishino.
Nishino stated this VR system will present “dramatic leaps in efficiency and interactivity.”
“Gamers will really feel a good better sense of presence and develop into 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 way in which of specifics is thought in regards to the headset, and no photos had been shared, however Nishino confirmed it is not going to be wi-fi.
The brand new headset “enhances every little thing from decision and subject of view to monitoring and enter. It’ll hook up with PS5 with a single wire to simplify setup and enhance ease-of-use, whereas enabling a high-fidelity visible expertise,” Nishino stated.
The brand new PSVR headset for PS5 may also use a brand new VR controller that makes use of among the “key options” within the DualSense controller for PS5, together with a deal with “nice ergonomics.”
“That is simply one of many examples of future-proof know-how we’re creating to match our imaginative and prescient for an entire new era of VR video games and experiences,” Nishino stated.
It is nonetheless early days for the brand new PSVR headset for PS5–it will not launch in 2021–but Nishino stated it wished to inform followers that one thing new is coming and that builders are already working with it.
“There’s nonetheless plenty of growth underway for our new VR system, so it will not be launching in 2021. However we wished 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 stated.
Lastly, Nishino stated 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 stated.