Sony Announces A New VR Headset and Controllers

The headset will feature eye-tracking, an OLED display, and a 110-degree Field of View.

During the CES 2022 press conference, Sony had stated that the new generation of the company's VR tools is just around the corner. According to the announcement, the company's next VR headset will be called PSVR 2 and will feature 4K HDR, a 110-degree field of view, and foveated rendering. The name of the controllers has also been revealed during the press conference. The PSVR enthusiasts will be able to use Sense Controllers, which come with a six-axis motion sensing system, haptic feedback, and adaptive triggers.

Unfortunately, Sony has not shared any information regarding the upcoming headset's price or release date. The full list of specs, however, was shown, here it is:

  • Display method: OLED
  • Panel resolution: 2000x2040 per eye
  • Panel refresh rate: 90Hz, 120Hz
  • Lens separation: Adjustable
  • FoV: Approximately 110 degrees
  • Motion Sensor: Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer)​
  • Attachment Sensor: IR Proximity sensor
  • Cameras: 4 cameras for headset and controller tracking​IR camera for eye tracking per eye
  • Feedback: Vibration on headset
  • Communication​ with PS5: USB Type-C

What's more, Sony has also revealed that one of the biggest exclusive franchises on PlayStation, Horizon Call of the Mountain, which is being developed by Guerrilla Games and Firesprite Games, will be coming to PSVR 2. According to the latest PS Blog post, the game "is being built specifically for PS VR2 and will open the doors for players to go deeper into the world of Horizon."

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