PS5 VR is officially called PlayStation VR2 (PSVR2)

Playstation Vr 2 Ces
Playstation Vr 2 Ces (Image credit: Sony)

What you need to know

  • Sony shared more details on its next version of PlayStation VR at CES 2022.
  • The company confirmed that the system is being called PlayStation VR2, or PSVR2.
  • Sony also revealed a first-party game for the system called Horizon Call of the Mountain.

At CES 2022, Sony officially revealed that the next generation of PlayStation VR is called PlayStation VR2, or PSVR2. This next-generation VR is being built specifically for the PS5. The controllers are called the PlayStation VR2 Sense controllers, featuring the same haptic feedback and adaptive triggers of the DualSense.

Sony also shared some technical specs for the PlayStation VR2:

  • 4K HDR, 110-degree FOV
  • 2000×2040 per eye
  • Foveated rendering
  • Headset-based inside-out tracking
  • USB-C connection
  • OLED display
  • 3D audio
  • 90hz/120hz refresh rate support

There's still no word on the price or release date of the headset, or a look at the official design. Accompanying the news of this official name, Sony also unveiled a first-party game for the system called Horizon Call of the Mountain. It's being developed by Guerrilla Games and Firesprite, the latter of which was recently acquired and added to PlayStation Studios. You can check out the teaser for the game below:

Naturally, this game takes place in the same universe as Horizon Zero Dawn and Horizon Forbidden West, and players will even get to meet Aloy alongside other characters.

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