PlayStation 5: the shadow of PSVR 2 finally resurfaces

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  • PS5: refresh rate and definition up for PSVR games
  • PSVR 2 coming soon?

The PS5 will be available on November 12, 2020, but the English-speaking press is not convinced by the experience offered by the PSVR on this new console. For now, the disappointment is at the rendezvous.

On PlayStation 5, PSVR only support old PS4 games. New games cannot be launched on the VR headset. In addition, apart from the reduced loading times, no improvement is noticeable for the moment.

PS5: refresh rate and definition up for PSVR games

However, in an FAQ posted on the official PlayStation Blog, Sony confirms that PSVR games launched on PS5 can benefit from improvements under certain conditions. The refresh rate can be “unlocked”, and the dynamic definition can reach 4K.

For these automatic improvements to take place, however, it is necessary that the developers have not placed any limits. As an example, Sony London announced an update for the game. On PS5, the game will benefit from a 90 FPS refresh rate and a growing definition.

PSVR 2 coming soon?

Last week, PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan let it be known that Sony doesn't really believe in the commercial potential of VR in the near future. However, in an interview with AV Watch, Sony Vice President Hideaki Nishino once again hints at the possibility of a PSVR 2.

According to his own words, he would like that the PS5 offers a VR experience ”“ to the new console. However, he adds with a laugh that he cannot say more at the moment.

Everything suggests that the PSVR 2 is well and truly in the works, as many patents and other leaked videos suggested. It is probable that Sony wishes to develop this device in the greatest secrecy, in order to reserve us a surprise announcement when the time comes ...

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