February 6, 2023

It has been revealed that PlayStation VR2 is not going to be backwards appropriate with PSVR.

Talking on the PlayStation Weblog Podcast, Senior Vice President of Platform Expertise Hideaki Nishino mentioned that “PSVR video games should not appropriate with PSVR 2 as a result of PSVR 2 is designed to ship a very new era of VR.”

“PSVR 2 has far more superior options corresponding to all new controllers with haptic suggestions and adaptive triggers, in addition to inside-out monitoring, eye monitoring within the headset, 3D audio, in fact, multi functional. Which means that the event of PSVR 2 requires a totally completely different strategy than the unique PSVR.”

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There would not appear to be any technical purpose why PSVR video games could not be ported to PSVR 2, however the variety of builders prone to need to make the work is unknown.

PlayStation VR video games that debuted solely on a platform just like the Moss 2 have been later ported to different headsets just like the Meta Quest.

The PlayStation VR2 launch is scheduled for early 2023.

Earlier this 12 months, Sony mentioned it could have over 20 video games prepared for the PlayStation VR 2 launch.

“Important quantities of cash are actually being spent on partnerships with indie and different third-party builders to make sure a big stream of compelling VR content material on the launch of PlayStation VR2,” mentioned SIE President Jim Ryan.

“This power, this effort and this cash will proceed to develop because the put in base of PlayStation VR 2 headsets grows.”

Throughout Sony’s keynote at CES 2022 in January, the corporate shared the official specs for the PlayStation 5 VR headset for the primary time, and likewise confirmed the title of its VR controller: the PlayStation VR2 Sense controller.