Today is the fifth anniversary of the launch of PlayStation VR. To celebrate, Sony will distribute three free PS VR games to PlayStation Plus members from November.
Details of the competition will be announced in the coming weeks.
Sony said that in the past five years, more than 500 games and experiences have been provided on PS VR, and some of them are definitely the favorites of the user group, some of which vary from region to region.
Globally, the most played PS VR games are Rec Room, Beat Saber, PlayStation VR Worlds, Resident Evil 7 and Skyrim VR.
The most popular PS VR games in Europe are the above games, while in North America, Resident Evil 7 was replaced by Firewall: Zero Hour and PlayStation VR Worlds with Job Simulator. In Japan, Rec Room was replaced by Gran Turismo Sport.
When PS VR hit the streets on October 12, 2016, we said that even for novelties, headsets and VR can be “very interesting, with some truly unique experiences, and a glimpse of the situation five years from now. mouth watering.”
Speaking of “five years later,” Sony announced in February this year that it is developing a new PlayStation VR headset designed to work with PlayStation 5.
The new VR headset will have clearer resolution, wider field of view, enhanced tracking capabilities, and will use a single cable to connect to the console.
Sony is also developing a new VR controller that will borrow some of the features of DualSense.
Although the company has not yet provided detailed information about the headset under development, the patent filed by Sony seems to indicate that the next PS VR will provide tracking capabilities from the inside out. As far as the controller is concerned, the design of the patent shows what appears to be The form of the controller is similar to that used for Vive and Index headsets.
This headset is not expected to be released this year, but we expect to hear more about it after early 2022.