Sony Corp will join the race for virtual reality (VR) dominance on Thursday with the $399 PlayStation VR, a headset the Japanese electronics group hopes will beat pricier rivals and revive its reputation as a maker of must-have gadgets.
Play in new worlds
From high-octane future sports of RIGS: Mechanized Combat League to diving in shark-infested seas with PlayStation VR Worlds, driving incredible supercars in Driveclub VR or the white-knuckle terror of Until Dawn: Rush of Blood and many more, new realities are waiting for everyone.
Immerse yourself in extraordinary new worlds, put yourself at the centre of an incredible gaming universe and experience a new way to play with PlayStation VR.
Powered by PS4
PlayStation VR is the latest member of the PS4 family – so whichever PS4 console you own, you’re PS VR ready; connect the headset to your PS4, add a PlayStation Camera* and leave reality behind.
5.7” OLED screen
See hyper-real 3D environments come to life with a custom OLED screen.
360 degree vision
Whichever way you turn the 360 degree immersion of PS VR makes you part of a living, breathing world with a seamless field of view.
120 frames per second
Smooth visuals and super low latency combine to create an incredibly immersive gaming world.
Discover a new dimension in sound with cutting-edge 3D audio that lets you accurately perceive the direction and distance of sounds that are coming from above, below and all around you.
Built in mic
Chat to your online friends, discuss in-game tactics and strengthen your immersion in the virtual world with the headset’s integrated microphone.
With dual lenses and 3D depth sensors, the PlayStation Camera tracks the position of the headset, PlayStation Move controller and DUALSHOCK 4 light bar wherever you are, ensuring you’re always at the centre of your VR gaming universe.
Nine LEDs positioned on the front, back and sides of the PS VR headset are tracked by the PlayStation Camera – ensuring pinpoint accuracy within the game world, wherever you are in the room.
The PS4 precision control you love takes on a new dimension with PS VR; every game is compatible with the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller, while the light bar is constantly tracked to further enhance in-game movement.
PlayStation Move motion controller
Bring your hands into the game world and take full control of your VR experiences, giving an even deeper sense of presence and further enhancing your immersion.