New PlayStation VR model announced

Following its positive launch this time last year, PlayStation VR has seen a decent amount of growth. It has a growing library, some blockbuster titles, and it drew in crowds at rAge 2016. In a recent update on PlayStation Blog, it’s been revealed that a new version of the headset is on the way, bringing a few new features and some technological streamlining.

Currently, the upcoming model is known only by its sexy product name, CUH-ZVR2. I imagine the PlayStation marketing department will come up with something that tests better before launch. The new unit allows for stereo headphones to be connected, and features a streamlined connector cable. The headset also now supports HDR with compatible titles. The Japanese PlayStation Blog had some images of the new model, demonstrating how the redesigned cable setup is less cluttered. It also show the headphone support, and integrated volume controls on the headset.


Despite the changes, the blog promises that the new headset will cost the same price as the current one, and that all PSVR games will be compatible with both. A launch window has not been outlined yet, but more details of the North American launch will be shared by PlayStation soon.

Source: PlayStation Blog