PlayStation VR2 hardware specifications revealed officially, Horizon Call of the Mountain VR game announced

Highlights
  • Sony has announced the specifications of PSVR 2 and PSVR 2 Sense controller.
  • It has also offered a sneak peek at Horizon Call of the Mountain VR game, designed specifically for PSVR 2.
  • Launch date announcements for PSVR 2 and Horizon Call of the Mountain VR game are expected to come soon.

Sony has officially announced the PlayStation VR2 that comes with PlayStation VR2 Sense controller. Key specifications of the PSVR 2 had leaked in May 2021, and Sony has now confirmed many of the already leaked specs. Sony made the announcement via its a blog post and shared some details during its CES 2022 press conference. Based on the specs, PSVR 2 seems like a major update over PSVR, making it worth checking out for VR gaming enthusiasts. Along with these, Sony has also unveiled Horizon Call of the Mountain VR title exclusively for PSVR 2.

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PlayStation VR2

Sony has claimed that PSVR 2 builds upon the tech used in the PlayStation 5. The VR device will feature high-fidelity visuals, enhanced tracking, new sensory features, and a single-cord setup that will allow PSVR 2 to be connected to the PS5 with a single cable. Detailed specifications of PSVR 2 and PSVR 2 Sense controller are mentioned below:

PSVR 2 specifications

  • Display – OLED panel with 2000 x 2040 per eye resolution and 90Hz, 120Hz refresh rate
  • Field of View – Approximately 110 degrees
  • Cameras – 4 cameras for headset and controller, trackingIR camera for eye tracking
  • Sensors – Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer), IR Proximity sensor
  • Audio – In-built microphone, 3D Audio, and stereo headphone jack
  • Feedback – Vibration on headset

PSVR 2

PSVR 2 Sense controller specifications

  • Buttons – [Right] PS button, Options 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 – Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer), Finger Touch DetectionIR LED for position tracking
  • Connection – Bluetooth v5.1
  • Feedback – Trigger Effect (on R2/L2 button), Haptic Feedback

Horizon Call of the Mountain

Sony has also revealed a new entry in the Horizon franchise called Horizon Call of the Mountain, which is specifically designed for the PSVR 2. The game’s protagonist will not be Aloy, but a new character altogether. You will come across Aloy and other characters from the Horizon storyline alongside new characters in Horizon Call of the Mountain. Sony has offered a glimpse at the game in its official teaser trailer (embedded above).

Sony is yet to announce the launch date of PSVR 2 and Horizon Call of the Mountain. Since the company has already announced the specs of PSVR 2, we can expect a launch date announcement in the coming months.