Sony will soon begin production of the successor to PlayStation VR with the intention of launching the virtual reality helmet in 2022, according to information shared by the specialist in this technology Brad Lynch and disseminated by GameRant. The rumor is based on the fact that a chinese manufacturer focused on virtual reality that has collaborated with Sony previously. collaborating with a Japanese brand than to distribute more than a million headsets in 2022.
A Lynch source with knowledge of the Chinese supply chain assures that the company Goertek has signed a contract with Sony to manufacture PlayStation VR 2 (the device still has no official name). Goertek he has previously collaborated with Sony in the manufacture of components for PlayStation VR and PlayStation 5.
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Also expected to supply components for Apple AR/VR HMD- Brad Lynch (@SadlyItsBradley) January 1, 2022
The Chinese company manufactures the Oculus Quest 2, now renamed as Meta Quest 2. In their presentation of financial results they highlighted the record in the price of their shares thanks to the collaboration with Meta and from the firm they expect to have similar results this year thanks to a agreement with a partner “grande japons” that it intends to distribute between one and two million units of that headset of the last generation in 2022.
The official information of PSVR 2
Sony announced the successor to PlayStation VR in February 2021, although they have not shown images of the helmet. The Japanese company promises to improve the resolution, field of view and representation in the game of the player’s actions. At the time they said not to launch in 2021, although the first development kits they will be sent to the studios soon.
A month later, in March, we saw the controllers, which will replace the PS Move used in the current PlayStation VR. These are two controls focused on ergonomics that have the PS5 controller functions, the DualSense: hptic response and adaptive triggers. In addition, aadirn useful detection to record the movement of the fingers without pressing any button.