• PlayStation VR patent suggests the new PS5 VR headset will be wireless

    10 days ago - By Destructoid

    Sony's next-gen follow-up to PlayStation VR is coming into greater focus.
    While we know the company plans to support the current PlayStation VR headset and PS4 games on PlayStation 5, there will obviously come a time, notably after the console's holiday 2020 launch , when a big-enough portion of the market will be ready to plunk down cash for a more advanced PSVR model.
    Based on a February 2019 patent filing found by LetsGoDigital , the new PlayStation 5 VR headset will seemingly use inside-out tracking (with two cameras located on the front of the headset and one on the back), it'll have...
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  • Sony patent shows a PSVR which supports Bluetooth and transparent view

    Sony patent shows a PSVR which supports Bluetooth and transparent view

    10 days ago - By VG 247

    Sony may have promised to continue supporting current PlayStation VR headsets, but that should't keep it from releasing an updated version.
    A patent for a new PlayStation VR model filed in February as surfaced, via LetsGoDigital .
    What's most interesting is that the headset is wireless, which means it would take advantage of Bluetooth. Another interesting note in the patent, is transparent view, which would allow users to see their surroundings instead of being completely blacked out.
    The view would of course dissipate as a game is started, but transparency would also make it possible for...
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  • Sony Patent May Reveal PS5's Upgraded PlayStation VR Headest

    Sony Patent May Reveal PS5's Upgraded PlayStation VR Headest

    10 days ago - By Game Rant

    While virtual reality may not have taken off quite as well as some in the industry expected it to, Sony has by far had the most success in the medium. The PlayStation VR headset has sold over 4 million units at the time of this writing, largely thanks to the PS4's huge install base and the PSVR-exclusive games like Astro Bot Rescue Mission that can only be played using Sony's VR technology. Sony has kept quiet about a possible PlayStation VR successor for the PlayStation 5, but a new patent suggests that such technology is indeed in the works. Sony has filed a patent for a PlayStation 5...
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