PS VR2: All information about release, price & games

PS VR2: All information about release, price & games

With the PS VR2, Sony wants to redefine the virtual reality market. You can find out here when the PlayStation VR headset will be available, which games are currently in development and what you have to pay for them!


The new Sense controller and the VR headset come in a chic black and white look. Image: ©Sony Interactive Entertainment 2022

PlayStation VR (codename: Project Morpheus) is getting a sequel. According to Sony, the VR headset heralds the "next generation of virtual reality gaming". As part of the CES in Las Vegas, the unsurprising name of the successor was announced: PlayStation VR2. We will tell you all the important information and facts here!

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PS VR2: This is what the new VR headset can do

PlayStation VR2 offers a host of new features and possibilities for an even more immersive gaming experience. The VR headset has two 4K HDR OLED displays, each with a screen resolution of 2,000 x 2,040 pixels and up to 120 frames per second (depending on the game). The field of view of the headset is 110 degrees 10 degrees more than its predecessor.

Other PS VR2 highlights include eye tracking and headset feedback. A small vibration motor in the headset, for example, ensures a realistic gaming experience whether in a racing game like "Gran Turismo" or in a shooter like "Call of Duty". By the way , you no longer need an external camera as with the predecessor. The VR headset has four integrated cameras that track your head and controller movements.

PlayStation VR2: The Details

Technical specifications Playstation VR2
screen OLED
panel resolution 2,000 x 2,040 per eye
frame rate 90Hz, 120Hz
field of view About 110 degrees
sensors motion sensor:
Six-axis motion sensor system
(3-axis gyroscope, 3-axis acceleration)
Port Sensor: IR Proximity Sensor

4 integrated cameras for headset
and controller tracking​
IR camera for gaze capture per eye

feedback Headset vibrates
Audio Input: Built-in microphone
Output: Stereo headphone jack


The new VR2 Sense controller


Like the DualSense on PS5, the new PS VR2 controller has haptic feedback and adaptive triggers. Image: ©Sony Interactive Entertainment 2022

In contrast to the first PS VR, which was still controlled with the Move controllers, Sony is giving the successor its own controller. The VR2 Sense controller supports haptic feedback, adaptive triggers and pinpoint tracking, and touch recognition. So you will experience your favorite game up close and immersive. According to Sony, the spherical design of the controller should also be particularly ergonomic.

VR2 Sense Controller: The Details

Technical specifications VR2 Sense Controller
Keys Right: PS button, option button, action buttons (circle/cross), R1 button, R2 button, right stick/R3 button
Left: PS button, create button, action buttons (triangle/square), L1 button, L2 button, left stick/L3 button
sensors Motion Sensor: Six-axis motion sensor system (3-axis gyroscope, 3-axis acceleration)
Capacitive sensor: finger touch detection
IR LED: position tracking
feedback Trigger effect (on R2/L2 button), haptic feedback (by single motor per unit)


Release & Price: This is known so far

Unfortunately, there is no exact release date for PlayStation VR2 yet. Sony has only stated that VR2 should go on sale sometime in early 2023. It is also unclear which market is meant and whether we Europeans might have to wait longer.

In addition to the release, there is also a big question mark behind the price. The first generation of PlayStation VR cost 400 euros back then (2016). However, VR2 will feature the new VR2 Sense controller. It is quite possible that the price could end up at 500 euros.

These games are in development

A number of VR games are in development for PlayStation VR2. In addition to revisions, very fresh games are also included. Sony gave a preview of the line-up at its in-house State of Play . We have created a compact game overview for you.

Horizon Call of the Mountain

This time, the story of a whole new character is told in the VR title "Horizon Call of the Mountain". Nevertheless, the developers of Guerrilla Games and Firesprite promise a reunion with the favorites around Aloy from the main series. Thanks to the VR technology and the VR Sense controller, players should be able to look forward to an immersive gaming experience.

  • Release: still unknown

No Man's Sky

The stylish sci-fi adventure "No Man's Sky" is set to be a highlight for PS VR2. As a space explorer, how you survive is entirely up to you. For example, it is possible to build your own fleet of large cargo ships and use them to discover the galaxies. Thanks to PS VR2, you're right there.

  • Release: still unknown

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Chapter 2: Retribution

Fans of the first chapter can look forward to a whole new story campaign in The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners – Chapter 2: Retribution . Also included: new maps to explore, new weapons, tools, and tons of new challenges. Thanks to the innovative VR technology, fans of "The Walking Dead" and zombie apocalypses should definitely get their money's worth.

  • Release: 2023

Resident Evil Village

The popular "Resident Evil" series continues in virtual reality. A few years after "Resident Evil 7: Biohazard", Ethan Winters and his wife Mia have settled into a peaceful place and want to put the events of the past behind them. However, it does not remain peaceful for long. Thanks to the first-person perspective, fans will get their money's worth in the survival horror game and, thanks to the VR2 and VR2 Sense controller, will experience the scary moments up close.

  • Release: still unknown

Firewall Ultra

"Firewall Ultra" is a tactical first-person shooter and the sequel to "Firewall Zero Hour". As an elite mercenary you fight in a team PVP and PVE multiplayer missions. Players can look forward to new characters, locations and new maps. And thanks to VR2 technology, the whole thing is displayed in 4K resolution and HDR. In addition, players can enjoy the new VR2 features with eye tracking, for example, weapons can be intuitively exchanged.

  • Release: 2023

Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge

Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge brings fans of the game an Enhanced Edition exclusive to PS VR2. As a droid repairman on the planet Batuu, you meet old friends like R2-D2, C-3PO and of course the Jedi master Yoda. Thanks to features such as eye tracking and headset feedback, "Star Wars" fans are offered an immersive VR experience.

  • Release: 2023


Strategic decisions are required in the multiplayer strategy title "Demeo". Since the game is a co-op tabletop adventure, you can enjoy a classic board game evening. With up to four players it will be possible to explore the numerous dungeons and fight against a dark power in one game. Thanks to the cross-play feature, you can also play with players on other platforms.

  • Release: 2023


  • PS VR2 will be released as a successor to PS VR in early 2023.
  • The VR headset has features like eye tracking and headset feedback.
  • The two OLED displays have a resolution of 2,000 x 2,040 pixels per eye.
  • PS VR2 gets its own VR2 Sense controller for the first time.
  • The new controller has features like haptic feedback, adaptive triggers and touch recognition.
  • Games like "Horizon Call of the Mountain", "No Man's Sky" and "Resident Evil Village" are in development for the VR headset.

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