PS5 PSVR2 outsold PSVR at launch


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Sony Corp. this month said the PlayStation VR2 for the PlayStation 5 outsold the PlayStation VR in the first six weeks from launch.

In the first six weeks post release, the PSVR2 sold near 600,000 units, an eight percent increase over the PSVR in its first six weeks of global sales.

The standard product, which includes the PSVR2 headset, PSVR2 Sense controller and stereo headphones is sold at $549.99.

The PSVR2 Horizon Call of the Mountain bundle includes the PSVR2 headset, PSVR2 Sense controller, stereo headphones, and Horizon Call of the Mountain digital voucher at $599.99.

Finally, the PSVR2 Sense controller charging station is sold at $49.99.

The PSVR2 includes a function button to activate the see-through feature to switch between viewing the user’s surroundings or viewing in-game content.

In addition, users can connect a PS5 HD Camera to broadcast themselves while the PSVR2 is in use.

PSVR2 Sense controllers can be used to scan the room in order to customize a play area for the hardware.

Finally, VR Mode content is displayed in 4000 x 2040 HDR resolution at 90Hz/120Hz frame rate, while Cinematic Mode outputs in 1920 x 1080 format at 24/60Hz or 120Hz frame rate.

The PSVR2 headset includes a white rounded chassis that features an adjustable scope, stereo headphone jack, integrated ventilation, and a built-in motor for headset feedback.

The design is slimmer and weighs less than the prior PlayStation VR headset.

The next-gen controller includes left and right analog sticks, face buttons, and triggers.

The controller incorporates technology from the DualSense controller including Adaptive triggers, Haptic feedback, in addition to finger touch detection and tracking.

The next-gen VR system includes enhanced resolution, field of view, tracking and input. It connects to the PS5 via a single cord.

Game titles include Crossfire: Sierra Squad, The Light Brigade, Cities VR – Enhanced Edition, Cosmonious High, and Zenith: The Last City.

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