Sony has introduced a brand new, up to date PlayStation VR (PS VR) headset. It will enhance on the design of the prevailing PS VR unit in a number of methods, although none of them monumental sufficient to warrant buying and selling yours in for a brand new one or ready for it to hit the market (it has no launch date but). The information was made public by way of an replace to the PS VR FAQ on Sony’s PlayStation weblog.
“A hardware update to PlayStation VR is being prepared. The new version, model number CUH-ZVR2, features an updated design that enables the stereo headphone cables to be integrated with the VR headset and a slimmer, streamlined connection cable. There’s also an updated Processor Unit that supports HDR pass through, enabling users to enjoy HDR-compatible PS4 content on a TV without having to disconnect the Processor Unit in between the TV and the PS4 system. This function can be used only when the VR headset is turned off,” reads the submit. Sony’s PlayStation Japan website has extra photographs of what it seems to be like.
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This comes after Sony India had lastly knowledgeable retailers that the PS VR headset for the PS4 will get a worth reduce in India. Launched round six months in the past, Sony’s virtual reality headset is now Rs. four,000 cheaper than what it was at launch, making the brand new PS VR India worth Rs. 37,990. This consists of the PS VR headset, cables, demo disc, and most significantly, the PS4 digital camera wanted for VR. Previously, the PS VR with digital camera would value Rs. 41,990.
In our PS VR assessment we famous that whereas snug, the mess of wires made it removed from superb, however contemplating the worth of different headsets corresponding to HTC Vive, it nonetheless is the most cost effective option to expertise VR and the worth minimize makes it all of the extra reasonably priced, in case you already personal a PS4- which isn’t getting a worth reduce in India simply but. Granted the brand new PS VR revision makes it much less of a multitude of wires, however it’s not at some extent the place it must be. Hopefully, Sony makes PS VR 2 wi-fi.