Sony Corp. this week said it is in development of Project Morpheus, a new virtual reality system for the Playstation 4.
Project Morpheus is a visor-equipped head-mounted display to include built-in inertial sensors to render a virtual world in real-time. It features a 5-inch LCD display at 1920 x 1080 per eye, a 90-degree field of view, accelerometer, gyroscope, and HDMI + USB connectivity.
The hardware will work in conjunction with the Playstation Camera and the Playstation Move.
In addition, the headset will include 3D audio technology to recreate stereoscopic sounds above and below players.
The hardware will be demonstrated at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco Mar. 19 to Mar. 21.
The Playstation 4 has sold more than six million units in global territories.
The sales mark is as of Mar. 2, 2014.
The figure includes 370,000 units sold in Japan since launch on Feb. 22, 2014.
The PS4 is sold at $399.99.
The hardware utilizes a PC-like architecture with a x86-based AMD Jaguar 8-core CPU, a 1.84 TLFOPS AMD next-generation Radeon GPU, and GDDR5 8GB RAM. In addition, the hardware features a 6X Blu-ray disc drive, USB 3.0 interface, Ethernet, Bluetooth 2.1, HDMI, and digital output.