Sony provides the first details on the next PlayStation VR headset.
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Sony has just announced that they have been working on the next-generation of VR headsets for use with the PlayStation 5. They claim, via the PlayStation Blog, that the next-gen PlayStation VR will provide "dramatic leaps in performance and interactivity" above its predecessor.

While they are very careful to avoid providing any specifics on the new device, they did share some vague ways in which the new device will be an improvement over the current PlayStation VR headset.

For instance, they say that the resolution has been increased as has the field of view. Furthermore, the new headset will only need one cord to connect to the PlayStation 5 in order to simplify setup.

The new VR controller will "incorporate some of the key features found in the DualSense wireless controller." This could hint at there being things like adaptive triggers included on the new VR controllers.

Finally, they say that there is "still a lot of development underway for (the) new VR system, so it won't be launching in 2021."

Jim Ryan, in an interview with British GQ did provide a few additional details that weren't divulged in the PlayStation Blog.

So the big difference, which you mentioned there, is that it’s going to be one cord that you connect to your PlayStation 5…

That was a very simple and visible illustration of a lesson that we’ve learned from when iterating from the present system to the new one. We’re not actually releasing any specs at this stage. That will start to come over the course of this year when we’ll be talking more.

The PS5’s launch line-up was very bullish. Can we expect the same for this new PS VR?

We’re not saying anything specific today about any developer support, whether it’s our own studios or any of our publishing partners, but obviously we will launch our new VR system with appropriate software support.