The launch of PlayStation VR2 is only a few weeks away. But which games does the virtual reality headset start with? Our overview tells you.
Numerous games have been announced for the launch of PlayStation VR2. Games should continue to follow in the months after the market launch. But which titles have been confirmed for PSVR2 so far? The following overview, which lists the most important games for the new hardware, provides an answer to this question.
At launch, PlayStation VR has a decent selection. However, it should be noted that not all of these are new releases. Several already available games are getting a free upgrade. Sometimes PSVR2 also requires a new purchase, such as “Moss” and its successor “Moss Book II”.
Other games like Horizon Call of the Mountain were developed explicitly for PlayStation VR2. In addition, virtual reality experiences will be added as a new mode for existing games that were previously not playable in VR versions. At this point, “Gran Turismo 7” and “Resident Evil Village” can be mentioned.
Games confirmed for PSVR2
The overview has been split into two sections, including games that have been confirmed for PSVR2 launch and releases that have not yet been given a date or will be released at a later date.
Update from January 19, 2023: We made the list based on one on the PlayStation Blog published overview, with which further games were confirmed, reconciled.
Planned for PSVR2 launch:
2MD: VR Football Unleashed All-Star – It is a football game that is already available for other VR systems.
After the Fall – The version of the multiplayer shooter optimized for PSVR2 will appear as a Complete Edition at launch.
Altair Breaker – The PlayStation VR2 version of the sword fighting game already available on Oculus will contain all content up to the major update “Event Horizon”.
Cities VR: Enhanced Edition – Here players can turn small villages into big metropolises and take to the streets themselves thanks to the PS5 headset.
Cosmonious High – In this game from the creators of Job Simulator, players explore an alien high school. Pre-orders are in PlayStation Store possible.
Demeo -The title immerses players in a cross-platform, multiplayer strategy game in which they fight their way through dangerous dungeons with other opponents.
Dyschronia: Chronos Alternate – This Japanese title is all about solving a murder in a virtually crime-free city.
Fantavision 202X – In this project, also originating in Japan, players will have to match and shoot related firecrackers to start a visual feast.
Gran Turismo 7 – Polyphony Digital is also contributing the company’s latest game to the PSVR2 launch. Owners of the title can head straight to the track thanks to a free update.
Hello Neighbor: Search and Rescue – Virtual reality fans can take on the role of six little heroes and take on a spooky neighbor in this game.
Horizon Call of the Mountain – The title was developed explicitly for PlayStation VR2 and is also part of a hardware bundle that costs around 650 euros including the headset.
Job Simulator – In this game, which is already available for the first PSVR generation, players are faced with the task of pursuing various jobs.
Jurassic World Aftermath – Between the events of “Jurassic World” and “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”, players will travel to Isla Nublar, known from the films, where they will find themselves in an abandoned research facility.
Kayak VR: Mirage – In this music or rhythm game you have to hit the notes that fly towards you.
Kizuna AI: Touch the Beat – It is a rhythm game in which players can play with the Kizuna AI. Originally available for Meta Quest, new content has been added, as well as the “Non-VR mode” that allows playing without a virtual reality device.
Moss – In this game, players take on the role of a mouse and experience an adventure originally released for PlayStation VR. A free upgrade is not offered.
Moss: Book II – Players also have to buy the sequel to the mouse adventure again.
NFL Pro Era – With the first fully-licensed NFL and NFLPA virtual reality (VR) game, players have the chance to be QB1 of their favorite NFL team.
Pavlov VR – The shooter features realistic weapon interactions and attachments, as well as a range of competitive and social game modes.
Pistol Whip – After the rhythm shooter was released in 2020 for the first PSVR generation, the title can be made fit for PlayStation VR2 with a free upgrade.
Puzzling Places – The title brings relaxing and restful 3D puzzle games to virtual reality. Players assemble miniatures from beautiful locations around the world.
Resident Evil Village – As in the case of “Resident Evil 7”, which is one of the flagship projects of PlayStation VR, Capcom allows players to immerse themselves even more deeply in the horror experience.
Rez Infinite – The port benefits from eye tracking (you can track and target enemies) and haptic feedback.
Runner – An action-packed racing game through a cyberpunk world.
Song in the Smoke: Rekindled – Once again, this is not an entirely new game. The survival adventure is already available for other virtual reality systems, including PlayStation VR. The makers promise “lots of polish and additional functions”.
Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge – Enhanced Edition – The droid adventure should benefit from features such as eye tracking, foveated rendering and 3D audio. The title puts players in control of a droid repair technician stranded on the planet Batuu after crash-landing.
Swordsman VR – Players can expect an action-oriented, physics-based medieval virtual reality fighting game where everything is based on physics, from the weapons to the bodies.
Synth Riders – With the revised graphics, the controller haptics when driving on the rails, the headset feedback for the feedback of obstacles in the game, the next-gen performance and SSD optimization to reduce the loading times, the gamers get a according to the manufacturer deep and seamless gaming experience.
Tetris Effect – Owners of the original PS4/PS VR game can upgrade to PS5/PS VR2 for €9.99.
The Last Clockwinder – This is a puzzle automation game about building synchronized contraptions from your own clones.
The Light Brigade – In this VR roguelike you have to fight countless enemies on procedurally generated battlefields.
The Tale of Onogoro – The title from Japan sends VR players into a parallel world where dangers and secrets are waiting to be fought and discovered.
tentacle – In this project, players will take on the role of a huge but good-natured tentacled sea creature trying to find its place in the world.
Thumper – A classic classic rhythm action with blistering speed.
Vacation Simulator – This game is also already available for other systems and sends you on vacation.
Zenith: The Last City – The remake of the title available for PSVR, among others, aims to offer a completely new experience in the open world world of “Zenith” using the PSVR2 functions.
What the Bat – With a series of increasingly absurd mini-games involving cooking, smashing, painting and swinging, the title doesn’t take itself too seriously.
These games or updates will appear after the PSVR2 launch or do not yet have a final date confirmation:
Among Us VR – After the multiplayer game made it into the first PSVR generation, a launch for the successor is imminent.
Beat Saber – The rhythm game is one of the bestsellers on PlayStation VR and will also conquer the headset successor.
Before Your Eyes – In this VR experience, players are fully immersed in a world of memories that are both joyful and heartbreaking.
Behemoth – The creators of “The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners” want to offer a dark folklore horror with all kinds of combat mechanics with the title.
Creed: Rise to Glory Undisputed Edition – Thanks to the PS5 and PSVR2, the boxing experience should be even more intense.
Crossfire: Sierra Squad – In this shooter, players will take on a military force that boasts a highly advanced AI.
Do Not Open – Players will experience a tragic story of one man’s struggle to keep his sanity and shut down the voices in his head.
Drums Rock – As the name suggests, this game focuses on drums.
Firewall Ultra – The multiplayer first-person shooter comes with both PVP and PVE missions.
Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord – The title allows cooperative ghost hunts. The scene is the US metropolis of San Francisco, which, according to the developer, is afflicted by a dark horror.
Green Hell – In this open-world survival simulation, players must brave the numerous dangers and obstacles in the Amazon rainforest.
No Man’s Sky – After an upgrade, the space adventure can be enjoyed again in an improved version.
Resident Evil 4 (VR Content) – The remake will be launched in March 2023 and will bring VR content with it.
The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR – It’s a roller coaster action horror shooter set in the dark world of The Dark Pictures Anthology.
The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners – Chapter 2: Retribution – The port for the new virtual reality headset will be released on March 20, 2023.
X8 – In it, players embody a variety of different heroes fighting alongside and against each other with interactive skills and unique weapons.
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PlayStation VR2 will be launched on February 22, 2023 and can still can be pre-ordered for around 600 euros. For 50 euros more, customers can purchase a bundle consisting of the headset and a copy of “Horizon Call of the Mountain”.
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