PlayStation VR2 Next Generation Sony Headset Specifications Revealed

Sony revealed the specifications for its next generation PlayStation VR2 headset for the PlayStation 5.

The PlayStation VR2 will have inside-out tracking, eye tracking, an OLED display with “4K HDR, 110-degree field of view, and foveated rendering.” Sony also revealed “Horizon Call of the Mountain” from Guerrilla and Firesprite is on the way to the headset. PS VR 2 as it is officially called works with the PS VR2 Sense controllers (which were previously revealed but not officially named) and the new headset also includes a new vibration feedback function in the headset itself.

“Headset feedback is a new sensory feature that amplifies the sensations of in-game actions from the player. It’s created by a single built-in motor with vibrations that add an intelligent tactile element, bringing players closer to the gameplay experience. For example, gamers can feel a character’s elevated pulse during tense moments, the rush of objects passing close to the character’s head, or the thrust of a vehicle as the character speeds forward,” Sony says.

Here’s a look at the official specifications for the device as published by Sony and first reported by UploadVR last year.

PlayStation VR2 Specifications

  • Display method​: OLED
  • Panel resolution:​ 2000 x 2040 per eye
  • Panel refresh rate:​ 90Hz, 120Hz
  • Lens separation​: Adjustable
  • Field of View:​ Approximately 110 degrees
  • Sensors:
    • ​ 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
  • Audio​
    • Input: Built-in microphone
    • ​Output: Stereo headphone jack
    • PlayStation VR2 Sense Controllers Specifications

      • Buttons​
        • [Right]​ PS button, Options button, Action buttons (Circle / Cross), R1 button, R2 button, Right Stick / R3 button
        • ​[Left]​ PS button, Create button, Action buttons (Triangle / Square), L1 button, L2 button, Left Stick / L3 button
      • Sensing/ Tracking
        • Motion Sensor: Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope + three-axis accelerometer)
        • Capacitive Sensor: Finger Touch DetectionIR LED: Position Tracking
        • Feedback: ​ Trigger Effect (on R2/L2 button), Haptic Feedback (by single actuator per unit)
        • Port: USB Type-C
        • Communication:​ Bluetooth 5.1​
        • Battery​ Type: Built-in Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery​
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