According to a new report, new details about Sony’s new virtual reality headphones were revealed at a secret developer conference.
During the event, Sony revealed not only details about the hardware, but also how it would launch games for the sequel to its PSVR headphones.
This includes the development of new drivers that will be able to know where the user’s hands are and how far away they are from the buttons.
He also told developers that future games would come in hybrid form, with special content for virtual reality and the option to play either on headphones or on a traditional TV.
These reports come from the PSVR Without Parole YouTube channel and UploadVR reports, which reported that the developer summit was held this week.
Sony made many of the possibilities of virtual reality when it launched its PlayStation VR headphones in 2016. But while the new console is compatible with the PlayStation 5, it did not release a new version for the new console and the older is widely spread. be obsolete.
However, PlayStation announced in February that it was working on a “next-generation VR system” that would come for PlayStation 5, although it would not be ready for 2021. The new version will provide improved performance to give “a uniform level. a greater sense of presence and immerse yourself even more in their game worlds once the new headphones are put on ”.
It gives few concrete details of how the new headphones would get it. But he did say it would come with improvements to “everything from resolution and field of view to tracking and input,” and that it would work with just one cable, as opposed to the multiple cables needed to use the existing model. .
He also said then that it would reveal a new virtual reality controller, which would take on some of the features that came with the PS5 controller. Again, he gave few specific details of how it would work, but said it would “focus on great ergonomics.”
He later showed the design of these controllers, which borrow the design of the normal PlayStation 5 controller, but which surround the hands.
It was then revealed that the controllers would include adaptive triggers such as the PS5 controller, haptic feedback and the ability to detect when a finger was placed on a button, but not to what extent those fingers were if they did not touch the controller. , as stated in the new report.