Sony To Out New Refreshed Virtual Reality PlayStation VR Headset

New Sony PSVR CUH-ZVR2 Revealed

Sony have also confirmed that the price of the new model will stay the same as the old, keeping it one of the cheapest VR options now available. "Also, the product image on the packaging will be updated to show changes on the new model, like the integrated headphones on the VR headset", said Sony on the blog.

The update adds a host of new features to the PlayStation 4.

The fresh VR headset, which is primed to feature minor hardware refinements rather than a complete design overhaul, will now offer stereo headphone cables integrated within the headset, as well as a slimmer connection cable.

Sony is preparing to launch a new version of its PS VR headset in Japan this month. Another thing that changed is that users now won't have to disconnect the unit in order to view HDR content on the PlayStation 4 console. That should mean that the cheapest bundle for the revised PS VR headset will continue on at $399.

Nearly a year after its launch, Sony is upgrading its PlayStation VR headset. Additionally, the company has announced that the new upgraded VR has HDR passthrough support. To differentiate, look for the model number printed on the box. The release date of the PSVR CUH-ZVR2 in the United States has not yet been announced. PlayStation has been a huge part of my life for more than 20 years but with the business having achieved record-breaking success, now seemed to be the right time for me to pursue new challenges.

All PlayStation VR games will be compatible with both models of the headset, so gamers shouldn't have to worry about that. Meanwhile, pricing for the current PS VR bundles will still be the same even when the new model comes out, as pointed out by BGR. Competitors like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift largely rely on PC games.

Sadly, Sony has not revealed anything about the availability of this headset in the market yet.

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