Quantcast
Sony reportedly has its own VR headset for PS4 - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Sony reportedly has its own VR headset for PS4


1:00 PM on 09.03.2013
PS4 VR headsetSony reportedly has its own VR headset for PS4 photo



Eurogamer and CVG are reporting that Sony was set to announce a virtual-reality headset for PlayStation 4 last month during gamescom, but the plans were postponed. It's now believed that Tokyo Game Show will be the venue.

The new device is said to resemble Sony's HMZ-T2 3D headset (pictured above) and has been set up to work with Evolution Studios' DriveClub in testing. Anything with a cockpit view is a great showcase for what virtual reality adds to the experience. My main concern here is developer support -- these devices can't thrive on games that have been fitted to support VR after the fact, and offering this PS4 headset as an optional add-on won't help adoption rates.

While this wouldn't necessarily be something I would want, personally -- after finally trying the Oculus Rift in person at PAX, I don't see myself stepping up as an early adopter even if I'm excited for the potential -- having another big player in the field is going to benefit consumers in the end. I'll be curious to see if the Rift folks decide to partner with Xbox One.

Sony set to go big with virtual reality on PlayStation 4 [Eurogamer]
Sony to reveal PS4 Virtual Reality headset at TGS [CVG]






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






Hardware

7:00 PM on 09.03.2014
New 3DS is region locked because of course it is

Nintendo announced the New 3DS and New 3DS XL last week during a Direct presentation. These are coming first to Japan this October with a new C-Stick, additional shoulder buttons, better 3D, near-field communication for amiib...more



1:30 PM on 08.29.2014
Project CARS lists supported steering wheels

Project CARS wants you to use your existing racing gaming hardware. That's great news for this racing game enthusiast. But they really mean it: wheels, controllers, VR headsets, 4K televisions...hell, even 12K displays. You'l...more



2:30 PM on 08.22.2014
Here's an obligatory unboxing of the white PS4

So it's come to this, Friday videogame news. Okay. You win. I'm not usually one for console unboxing videos, but the glacier white PlayStation 4 is a thing of beauty. The console shown in this video from PlayStation Access i...more



View all Hardware






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more