Sony's New PlayStation VR Headset Has a Few, But Important Updates

New Sony PSVR CUH-ZVR2 Revealed

As per the report, the new headset will also be compatible with all PS VR content released until now.

The current PlayStation VR headset, model CUH-ZVR1, doesn't have an HDR passthrough, meaning those with compatible TVs need to disconnect the unit before taking advantage. The new Move controllers won't work with a PlayStation 3, either, if that is something that you're still concerned about.

Sony has announced its PlayStation VR headset is getting a minor update. However, this can only be used when the VR headset is turned off.

This means that while we can expect the PlayStation 5 to stick around for a number of years, Microsoft will continually refresh and evolve its hardware.

However, its main piece of advice was to tell people to look for the change in model number - something that's likely to cause confusion given there's only a single different digit between them.

The product image on the box of the new PS VR model will also be changed and will now show the integrated headphones on the VR headset. Now, the company is updating the design of its first PlayStation VR Headset and brings more power to watch all types of contents through it.

Looking back on his many years with Sony, the exec said he's "tremendously proud" of everything he's achieved, but explained it's time to "pursue new challenges". Additionally, regardless of the multiple upgrades, all PSVR games will be playable on both models. A new feature, just announced today, is a website thumbnail preview for links in messages.

The new model of the PlayStation VR comes with a new Processor Unit and integrated stereo headphones. Additionally, the price is marked for $400 within Japan which may be about the same price point that we could see the headset release in America.

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