Sony updates the Sony PlayStation Virtual Reality glasses. The new Sony PSVR PlayStation CUH-ZVR2 features an updated design that enables the stereo headphone cables to be integrated with the VR headset and a slimmer, streamlined connection cable.
There’s also an updated Processor Unit that supports HDR pass through, enabling PlayStation gamers to enjoy HDR-compatible PS4 content on a TV without having to disconnect the Processor Unit in between the TV and the PS4 system. This function can be used only when the VR headset is turned off.
It appears that the display system stays the same in the CUH-ZVR2. It's still powered on a 5.7-inch OLED with 1920x1080px resolution with 120/90Hz refresh rate.
The new Sony PSVR will be sold at the same price as the current CUH-ZVR1 model. The release date of the PSVR CUH-ZVR2 in the United States has not yet been announced. The new PSVR CUH-ZVR2 will go on sale in Japan on October 14. In Japan, gamers can choose between 100 PSVR enabled games said Sony in the announcement today.
Sony also updates the PlayStation Move motion controller. The new CECH-ZCM 2 J features a USB port.
If you are planning on getting into Sony's VR experience on the PS4, hold off until the new PSVR CUH-ZVR2 goes on sale. We expect that Sony will release the new PSVR in time for the Holiday shopping season. Sony released the first generation PSVR virtual reality headset last year in mid-October.
The Sony PSVR is available in two bundles on Amazon. The PSVR and camera bundle sells for $399.99 and the PlayStation VR Launch bundle is on sale for $449.98.
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