After Sony confirming that the PlayStation 5 is currently being worked on, many gamers questioned the future for Sony’s VR headset. Now, leaked patents seem to reveal a few things about Sony’s next-gen PSVR.
The news comes via Inverse, who recently reported on a bunch of Sony patents and trademarks which reveal a number of details about Sony’s next-gen PSVR.
According to the patents, the next PSVR headset will include head and eye-tracking technology and, more importantly, will be wireless with a 5-hour battery life. The unit will also sport a resolution of 560 by 1440 and a refresh rate of 120 hertz and will have a 120-degree field of view. The headset will also place a lot of emphasis in reducing eye strain which is a problem many VR headsets have.
The leaked information also reveals that the headset could cost $250. Previously leaked information seemed to indicate that Sony was also developing haptic feedback clothing, specifically a glove that could be used in conjunction with a PSVR set.
If these rumours are to be believed, then it looks like Sony is all in when it comes to expanding its VR offering on their next-gen console. Now, if only they would announced the PlayStation 5 release date.