It’s Time To Get Your PS5 PSVR Adapter

It’s Time To Get Your PS5 PSVR Adapter

If you’re a current PSVR owner, the good news is that your PSVR hardware and software is compatible with the new PlayStation 5 console.Instead, every PSVR owner is entitled to a free adapter directly from Sony.

PlayStation CEO says VR won’t be a ‘meaningful’ part of gaming for years

PlayStation CEO says VR won’t be a ‘meaningful’ part of gaming for years

Sony PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan says virtual reality won’t be a meaningful part of interactive entertainment in the near future.The statement suggests that an update to Sony’s PlayStation VR headset is years away.

Apple Glasses Will Reportedly Use Sony's 'Cutting-Edge' OLED Micro-Displays to Deliver 'Real AR Experience'

Apple Glasses Will Reportedly Use Sony's 'Cutting-Edge' OLED Micro-Displays to Deliver 'Real AR Experience'

The report has since been corroborated by display industry analyst Ross Young, who said multiple sources have informed him that Apple is indeed planning to use Sony's microdisplay technology for its head-mounted accessory.

Sony Unveils ‘Spatial Reality Display’ with Eye-tracking for Glasses-free 3D Viewing

Sony Unveils ‘Spatial Reality Display’ with Eye-tracking for Glasses-free 3D Viewing

Sony recently unveiled Spatial Reality Display, a 15.6-inch 4K panel that includes both eye-tracking and embedded lenticular lens array so users can view 3D content with the naked eye.

PS5 price and release update following great news for PlayStation VR fans

PS5 price and release update following great news for PlayStation VR fans

A recent financial report from Sony adds: “Through introducing new technologies in speed, haptics and sound, we can further improve on the exclusive experience available on the PS4, and aim to make the PS5 a truly next-generation console by providing game experiences that were not possible before.

Sony Assures PlayStation 5 VR Compatibility

Sony Assures PlayStation 5 VR Compatibility

Sony has confirmed that the PS5 has native “legacy” modes for the PS4 and PS4 Pro. This means that the console can present an environment to PS4 games that’s identical to what they expect from the respective PS4 systems.

Facebook and Sony ramp up output of gaming devices

Facebook and Sony ramp up output of gaming devices

Facebook's Oculus, the global leading provider of virtual reality headsets by market share, is eyeing growth of at least 50% from a year ago for its latest version of head-mounted VR devices, pushing production to 2 million units, sources said.

Xbox VR - How Will Microsoft Repsond To VR?

Xbox VR - How Will Microsoft Repsond To VR?

I think Xbox wants to make sure they compete with Sony’s well-respected PS5 exclusives in the traditional gaming space before they commit to VR.Son’y seems to be pretty far ahead of Microsoft in general in regards to VR.

Sony had a big surprise in store for its PS5 event, but a huge leak might’ve just spoiled it

Sony had a big surprise in store for its PS5 event, but a huge leak might’ve just spoiled it

“In 2020, Sony will release PlayStation 5 and a new version of the PlayStation VR headset (PSVR), which will further expand the high-end VR user base – the group intends to support this device with its current software package,” Immersive wrote in a financial report, TechBriefly says.

Sony’s New Gesture-Based VR/AR UI Supports Microsoft and Nintendo Devices

Sony’s New Gesture-Based VR/AR UI Supports Microsoft and Nintendo Devices

On December 26, 2019, Sony Interactive Entertainment filed a patent for “GESTURE-BASED USER INTERFACE FOR AR AND VR WITH GAZE TRIGGER.” The patent reveals the company’s efforts to create a user-interface for VR/AR gaming devices as well as other consumer electronics.

PlayStation VR 2 is rumoured to be completely wireless

PlayStation VR 2 is rumoured to be completely wireless

A new patent filed by Sony Interactive Entertainment provides new information about PlayStation VR 2.The patent hinds to a wireless information transfer between the device and the recipient.The design on the patent offers the possibility of a wireless VR device.

Possible PlayStation VR 2 Patent Reveals Design Improvement, Wireless Signal

Possible PlayStation VR 2 Patent Reveals Design Improvement, Wireless Signal

Sony’s new HMD comes with a number of design changes and the patent hints as a possible wireless signal which means no wired connection required with PlayStation 5 or PC.The HMD uses ultrasound transducers to detect the position of the user’s eyes.

Quest Dominated Black Friday Search Volume in the US, Tied PlayStation VR Worldwide

Quest Dominated Black Friday Search Volume in the US, Tied PlayStation VR Worldwide

When it comes to the most-searched-for headsets, there’s been three clear leaders during the 2016, ’17, and ’18 holiday shopping seasons: PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive.

Even Half-Life: Alyx wasn’t enough to convince Xbox boss of console VR

Even Half-Life: Alyx wasn’t enough to convince Xbox boss of console VR

Earlier this week, Spencer said in an interview with Stevivor that “nobody’s asking for VR” on Microsoft’s consoles, and has followed that up on Twitter by saying that even after playing the highly-anticipated-yet-unreleased VR title Half-Life: Alyx he’s still not convinced.

Forget the PS5, Sony might be developing a different console unlike anything we’ve seen in years

Forget the PS5, Sony might be developing a different console unlike anything we’ve seen in years

Don't Miss: The top 10 early Black Friday deals on Amazon todayThe same site that uncovered a Sony patent showing what looked like the next-gen PlayStation 5 console, and which turned out to be the actual design of the PS5 dev kit sent to studios, found new Sony documentation that shows a game cartridge.

What Can We Expect from PSVR 2?

What Can We Expect from PSVR 2?

Sony patents also point to a wireless HMD, which would make for a pretty compelling living room setup and open up room-scale play in a way that current PSVR titles can’t match.

‘Blood & Truth’ Behind-the-Scenes – Insights & Artwork from Sony’s London Studio

‘Blood & Truth’ Behind-the-Scenes – Insights & Artwork from Sony’s London Studio

We actually created 360-degree storyboards which helped us place the player in the space and in the headset, and we were able to test things like composition, lighting and colour all in VR,” said Anthony Filice, Art Director at Sony’s London Studio.

Winners, Losers and No Shows at E3 2019

Winners, Losers and No Shows at E3 2019

"Sony could decide to hold its own event, separate from the next E3, to officially announce its next game system," said Marjorie Costello, editor of Consumer Electronics Online News.

UK Charts: Blood & Truth is the first VR game to claim No.1

UK Charts: Blood & Truth is the first VR game to claim No.1

UK Charts: Blood & Truth is the first VR game to claim No.1 In a tight boxed chart, the PlayStation VR critical hit storms to the top.

Sony and Microsoft Announce New Strategic Gaming Partnership

Sony and Microsoft Announce New Strategic Gaming Partnership

More specifically, under the memorandum signed by the two companies, Microsoft and Sony will explore joint development of future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure to support their respective game and content-streaming services.

VR Headsets Only See 6 Hours of Usage a Month on Average – Variety

VR Headsets Only See 6 Hours of Usage a Month on Average – Variety

The typical virtual reality (VR) headset owner spends only about 6 hours a month using their device, according to a new IDC Report. The market research company queried a total of 1,643 users of that high-end VR headsets, including PC-based headsets like Oculus Rift and HTC Vive as well as PlayStation VR.

IDC: High-end VR grew 60% in 2018, users have smartwatch-level satisfaction

IDC: High-end VR grew 60% in 2018, users have smartwatch-level satisfaction

Additional IDC research suggests that hardware bundle pricing, headset design, and ease of use are all major factors of importance in growing the VR market.

Up For Debate - 3 years into VR, have you bought a VR headset yet?

Up For Debate - 3 years into VR, have you bought a VR headset yet?

PSVR swiftly became the bestselling premium VR headset, generating a much larger potential audience for VR developers. At times though, PSVR can feel like the anomaly, and even among PlayStation communities there was general anger that Sony’s first State of Play stream chose to focus on VR titles.

It Seems the PS5 Will be Backwards Compatible with PSVR

It Seems the PS5 Will be Backwards Compatible with PSVR

Thanks to Microsoft pulling off a major coup, making the Xbox One backwards compatible with hundreds of popular Xbox Original and Xbox 360 titles, there’s been a lot of pressure on Sony to give gamers a way to play all their favourite old games on the newest box.

PlayStation VR 2, Dualshock 5, PS5 Release Date & Price Leaked – RUMOR

PlayStation VR 2, Dualshock 5, PS5 Release Date & Price Leaked – RUMOR

Although Sony has just released some official details, there’s a lot more information on this post, including PSVR2, and we could have an idea of what we can get our hands on early next year.

Pressure Mounts for Xbox’s Missing VR Strategy as PSVR Revenue Nears $2 Billion

Pressure Mounts for Xbox’s Missing VR Strategy as PSVR Revenue Nears $2 Billion

In an era where PS4 has a significant install base lead already, and with PSVR further sharpening the system’s competitive edge, pressure is mounting for Microsoft to figure out its Xbox VR strategy.

Next-gen PlayStation Will Support Current PSVR, Sony Confirms

Next-gen PlayStation Will Support Current PSVR, Sony Confirms

Therein, Mark Cerny, who has worked as the lead system architect on both PS4 and the next-gen PlayStation console, said that the upcoming system would feature a more powerful CPU and GPU, advanced audio processing, and radically faster mass storage.

The Next PlayStation Supports PSVR, Sony Confirms

The Next PlayStation Supports PSVR, Sony Confirms

Sony has just confirmed that its current PSVR headset will be compatible with the next PlayStation console. As for if the current PSVR will play new VR games exclusive to the console, Cerny didn’t say.

A chat with Ubisoft's Adrian Lacey

A chat with Ubisoft's Adrian Lacey

Also, just like Lacey says in regards to virtual reality leveling the playing field, there already has been a tremendous variety in the types of players in regards to age, physical ability, size, etc.

Sony Files Patents For VR eSports Live Viewing, And More

Sony Files Patents For VR eSports Live Viewing, And More

While it should come as no surprise that Sony has been busy filing patents for ways to use their VR technology, some of it is actually quite interesting, such as several that describe virtual live eSports competition viewing via special audience seats at the live venue.