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Sony Announces PlayStation VR 2 Specs, but no Release Date or Price

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Today during Sony’s CES 2022 press conference the company revealed the first details on PlayStation VR 2, including eye-tracking, a “4K” HDR display, and a 110° Field-of-view.

For the first time today, Sony confirmed that its next-gen VR headset for PS5 will be called… *drumroll*… PlayStation VR 2. Although it’s not really much of a surprise, it’s the first time the company has officially revealed the headset’s name.

During the company’s CES 2022 press conference today Sony also confirmed a range of features and specs for PSVR 2.

PSVR 2 specs are said to include eye-tracking, “4K” resolution (though we don’t know if this is across one eye or both eyes), an HDR display, and a 110° field-of-view. The price and release date for PSVR 2 have yet to be announced but it’s expected to launch this year.

Sony said that the headset will include foveated rendering. This is a rendering technique which uses eye-tracking to render high detail only at the center of the user’s field-of-view (where the eye sees most of its detail), while reducing detail in the periphery. This allows for more detailed virtual scenes without giving up much performance.

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