PlayStation VR games will not be compatible with PS VR2 and Sony justifies its decision

PlayStation’s new VR glasses have “a lot more advanced features”.

Horizon: Call of the Mountain is one of the most anticipated PS VR2 games.Horizon: Call of the Mountain is one of the most anticipated PS VR2 games.

There are still a few unanswered questions about the PlayStation VR2, such as price and final release date, but one of the things that fans of the virtual reality is whether this new device would be compatible with the original PSVR, and the answer will certainly raise eyebrows.

PS VR2 is designed to deliver a true next-gen VR experience.Hideaki NishinoOne of Sony Interactive Entertainment’s senior officials has confirmed on the official PlayStation podcast that no, it will not be possible to enjoy our PSVR games on the Japanese firm’s new virtual reality glasses. « PS VR games are not compatible with PS VR2 because [este nuevo dispositivo] is designed to deliver a true next-generation virtual reality experience,” said Hideaki Nishino.

Nishino points out that his new device is “much more advanced features than the original, “like controller-based haptic feedback, adaptive triggers, eye tracking, 3D audio, HDR of course…”. Therefore, he adds, “developing games for the PS VR2 requires a completely different approach” to that taken for the original VR glasses.

No Man’s Sky and Star Wars Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge set to come to PSVR2Disappointing news for what it means, since players who bought PS VR titles at the time won’t be able to enjoy them on the new virtual reality glasses; they will have to go back to the original device to play it. Several months ago, when No Man’s Sky unveiled its PS VR2 version, the Hello Games team had already announced that thanks to the greater technical potential of the PS5 and the new Sense controllers, the virtual reality experience would make a huge leap forward from the PS VR experience.

The 3DJuegos team had the opportunity to try PS VR2 at the Tokyo Game Show 2022 with the Resident Evil 8 demo, and the sensations were very positive, both with the viewer itself and with the new controllers .

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