The company said during a press conference Thursday that the launch games will cover first-party and third-party titles (see slide below).
“Currently, there is a significant amount of money being spent on partnerships with independent developers and other outside developers to secure a wide range of engaging VR content when PlayStation VR2 launches,” said the SIE President. Jim Ryan.
“This energy, effort, and money will continue to grow as the installed base of the PlayStation VR 2 headset grows as well.”
During the Sony CES 2022 keynote in January, the company shared for the first time the official technical specifications of PlayStation 5 VR headset and also confirmed the name of its VR console: the PlayStation VR2 Sense console.
It also announced the first PSVR2 game: The mountain horizon call of Guerrilla and Firesprite.
Developed by gang war games In partnership with newly acquired UK developer Firesprite, Call of the Mountain has been described as an original game made specifically for PS VR2, which will “open doors for players to delve deeper into the world of Horizon”.
The following month, the platformer released the first images of the upcoming headset Plus the new PS VR2 controllers.
Horizon Call From The Mountain – Teaser Trailer
PSVR2 will feature 4K HDR, a 110-degree field of view with a prestigious display. Its OLED screen will offer a resolution of 2000 x 2040 per eye and frame rates of 90/120 Hz.
SIE has also confirmed that the new headset will support Foveated Rendering, a display technology that uses an eye tracker to primarily improve the graphic quality of VR software, by reducing image quality in a user’s peripheral vision.
While there is no official release date for PSVR2, one analyst has suggested it PlayStation VR2 will be launched in 2023 The result of what he’s alluding to is a “delay”.
According to Ross Young, CEO of Display Supply Chain Consultants, the new headset will be launched next year and will use AMOLED screens.
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