It's official: the PlayStation VR2 is coming on February 22, here is the price
The wait is almost over – Sony finally announced the price and launch date for the PlayStation VR2 headset. It will launch on February 22 next year, but pre-orders start a couple of weeks from now.
The PSVR2 will cost $550 / €600 / £530 / ¥75,000, making it pricier than the $400 original. It will cost more than the Meta Quest 2, even post price hike (to $400). Included in this base package are the VR headset itself, two VR2 Sense controllers and stereo headphones.
You can also pick up a charging station for the controllers for $50 / €50 / £40 / ¥5,500. There is also the Horizon Call of the Mountain bundle, which includes a voucher for the game.
PSVR2 Sense controller charging station • Horizon Call of the Mountain bundle
Speaking of, Sony also announced 11 new titles for the PlayStation VR2: The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR, Crossfire: Sierra Squad, The Light Brigade, Cities VR – Enhanced Edition, Cosmonious High, Hello Neighbor: Search and Rescue, Jurassic World Aftermath Collection, Pistol Whip VR, Zenith: The Last City, After The Fall and Tentacular. We have included the trailers for these at the bottom. Note that these are in addition to previously announced titles like the new Horizon game, Resident Evil Village and a couple more games.
Back to the PSVR2. Fans in the US, the UK, France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg will be able to get the headset only from the official direct.playstation.com store. Pre-orders start on November 15.
In other markets, the VR headset will be sold through participating retailers (pre-orders also starting on November 15). More details will be available from the retailers themselves.
Here are the details on the headset:
|Panel resolution||2000 x 2040 per eye|
|Panel refresh rate||90Hz, 120Hz|
|Field of View||Approx. 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|
And details on the controllers:
|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® port|
|Battery||Type: Built-in Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery|
As promised, check out the game trailers for upcoming VR titles for Sony’s new headset:
- 20 Jan 2023
I highly doubt you are buying psvr 2 only for your kid to play so you can just get it and see if it suits him or not. Minimum is 12 years old but they don't magically unlock new capabilities at 12 years old. So let him try if it doesn't wor...
- 13 Nov 2022
Because that's definitely how it works, yep.
- 10 Nov 2022
They are fairly close to the age requirement. I think in short burst it's fine. I also read that eating a small meals before playing helps to avoid motion sickness. I had a rotation going with 3 of my nephews on wearing the headset while playi...