SONY presents PlayStation VR2 and leaves the design to your imagination

Sony during its presentation at CES 2022, finally showed us the long-awaited technical specifications of the PlayStation VR2, the brand’s next-generation virtual reality glasses for the PS5. Although they had already been known about these for about a year, which were announced through their official blog, until now the details or their technical characteristics had not transcended. PlayStation VR2, will be the name by which the new device of the Japanese giant will be officially known and Horizon Call of the Mountain developed by Guerrilla Games and Firesprite, the first game that we will have available for them. But nevertheless, Sony He has resisted showing what his new virtual reality glasses will look like and we will have to wait a few months to finally see the final design.

One of the important novelties with respect to the current model is the no need to use an external camera to detect the glasses, as well as the controls. According to what has transpired, the PlayStation VR2 glasses themselves will incorporate four cameras that will be in charge of tracking and positioning the player and another inside the viewer, to do eye tracking.

More power, with fewer cables

VR glasses

The next next generation glasses for PS5, will offer a resolution of 2000 x 2040 per eye, with a refresh rate of up to 120 Hz, this increases the FOV at 110º being ten more than the previous viewer, or 20 more than the Oculus Quest 2, which has 90º.

Its characteristics in detail, taken from SONY’s own blog.

Specifications PlayStation VR2

  • Screens: OLED
  • Resolution: 2000 x 2040 per eye
  • Panel refresh: 90 Hz, 120 Hz
  • Lens Gap: Yes, Adjustable
  • Field of View (FOV): Approx. 110 degree
  • Sensors: 6-axis system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer) and IR proximity sensor
  • Cameras: Four cameras for tracking. An IR camera to track each eye
  • Feedback: Vibration in the headset
  • Connectivity: USB Type-C
  • Sound: Built-in microphone
  • Sound output: stereo jack

PlayStation VR2 Sense control specifications

  • Tracking: Six-axis system (three-axis gyroscope and three-axis accelerometer). Capacitive finger sensor. IR position detection
  • Feedback: Haptic Feedback and Trigger Vibration (R2 / L2)
  • Port: USB Type-C Port
  • Communication: Bluetooth version 5.1
  • Battery: Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery

PlayStation VR2

As a detail of the technical section, it transcends that to connect the PlayStation VR2 You will only need a USB-C cable to communicate to the PlayStation 5. On the other hand, apart from not knowing the design of the glasses, details such as their weight, as well as the VR2 Sense controllers for PlayStation with the built-in battery, they would be details to take into account and that have not been released at the moment.

We have had to wait a year to get to know the next generation VR glasses from SONY for the PlayStation 5, and at this point, we still have to know and reveal some details, such as its official launch date and even its appearance, hopefully not have to wait another year, and know this within 2022 as announced.

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