Sony Interactive Entertainment took advantage of the calm of this Tuesday, February 22, 2022 to lift the veil on the design of its PlayStation VR 2, a little less than a year after formalizing its existence and unveiled the controllers in May 2021. First thing than the ‘It can be seen: The look of the PS VR 2 takes up the bases of its eldest, with a helmet that sports little or prro the same curves and especially the same type of hoop for now the helmet on the head of his user, without for as much weighs down. The first PS VR is already a reference in terms of ergonomics and comfort, Sony Interactive Entertainment has paused on the containity, like the adjustable visor-screen allowing to approach or move the face screen away. It is the same for the location of the stereo earphone output that remains the same as the first model, which will make it possible to find its brands very easily. Novelty requires, however, we can rely on a lenses adjustment wheel, which will allow the distance of the lenses between their eyes and thus optimize its vision. It is also learned that the PS VR 2 displays a thinner design and therefore will be lighter than its predecessor, while adding the engine that will allow to have haptic sensations at the head.

Playstation VR2 full announcement (with VR2 Sense controllers)

Better, for this new model, Yujin Morisawa, a senior artistic designer at Sie, explains the integration of a new ventilation system in order to offer good air circulation, in the same idea as the ventilation grids of PS5. Advantage of this blower system, the absence of fogging on the lenses, which will avoid cleaning the lenses settled, guaranteeing better immersion. It is also in the space between the top and the surface at the front of the visor-screen that the ventilation system has been integrated. Another important evolution with this new generation VR headset is the presence of a single cable that leaves on the left side of the helmet and will be connected to the front port of the PS5. We are still far from a wireless system already available in competition, but Sony Interactive Entertainmentr has failed to do without this second generation. Similarly, finished the Playstation Camera to find itself in space, the PS VR 2 has the technology of the “Eye Tracking”, an OLED 4K HDR screen that will offer a much higher visual rendering than the first PS VR. There is a resolution of 2000×2040 per eye, against 960×1080 per eye in 2016.