PSVR Success Means Sony Is Looking Forward To PSVR2 & PS5

Alfred Osborne
May 26, 2019

Sony has been evidently working hard to enable backward compatibility for the PlayStation 5.

The PS5 is shaping up to be quite a beast that's flexible as well as powerful.

Sony's PS5 has already been speculated plenty, and a PlayStation representative has spoke about the premiere of a new VR headset to match the release of the console.

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However, this doesn't mean that there won't be a new PSVR.

"For the next three years or so, PS4 will be the engine of SIE's engagement and probability, as we seek to keep the existing owner base engaged and delighted and attract new owners from different markets and different demographics", said Ryan.

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"We want to create an opportunity for fans of our games to have more touch points with our franchises", added Layden.

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced, via THR, PlayStation Productions, a studio devoted to adapting the company's extensive catalogue of video game titles for film and television in a bid to break the streak of very bad adaptations. "In some ways, it's good to have a little breathing space between those things".

The current PSVR proves to be versatile, even though there are some areas that could use an update. Sony is now testing out various iterations of controllers, new panels with higher resolutions, eye-tracking tech, and even additions to help fight motion sickness.

When will the PlayStation VR 2.0 release?

Sony is in no hurry right now. He also did mention implementing eye-tracking software in the headset and the current Move controllers evolving and improving from what they are today.

This is important when considering the release of Oculus Quest, a standalone device.

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