PS5 owners who haven’t yet been able to pre-order PlayStation VR2, which will be released in 2023, should keep their eyes peeled in the coming days. Sony has hinted at another sell-off.
In February 2023, Sony will launch the PlayStation VR2 virtual reality headset. The new hardware cannot initially be pre-ordered in regular stores in most countries, since Sony decided to sell it directly via its own shop after the scalper excesses within the first two PS5 years.
Customers who would like to pre-order a copy of PlayStation VR2 must first register and, after their selection, will receive an invitation with which they can conveniently add the hardware to their shopping cart and complete the purchase.
Sony refers to upcoming event
But even with Sony’s new method, the stocks are not unlimited, so that the first wave of advance sales had to be ended after the sell-out. However, a second wave appears to be imminent, as a look at PlayStation Direct makes clear.
On the PSVR2 product page, Sony references an “upcoming event” set to launch on December 6, 2022. It can be assumed that further invitations will be sent out and/or pre-orders will be accepted from this day onwards.
The reference to the event was on the US site of PlayStation Direct discovered, leaving it open whether German players will also be able to pre-order their copy of PlayStation VR2 on the same day. But one thing is certain: interested parties can register in the shop continue to register for the pre-order. You can find more details about the pre-order campaign in the message linked here.
PlayStation VR2 will be released on February 22, 2023 at a price of 599.99 euros. Customers who invest 50 euros more will receive the bundle with “Horizon Call of the Mountain”, which can be bought individually costs around 70 euros. The official charging station could also be pre-ordered in the first wave at a price of 49.99 euros.
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PlayStation VR2 features include the 4K displays with HDR, the eye-tracking, the in collaboration with Tobii was developed and the vibration feedback on the headset. The new one-cable connection is also a significant improvement compared to the solution in the first PSVR.
A camera is not absolutely necessary for PSVR2: the environment is tracked via integrated inside-out cameras, which are also available for a pass-through view worries.
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