PlayStation VR2 Features, Are you looking forward to?


What features does PlayStation VR2 have? It is said that the functions of PlayStation VR2 include perspective images, live broadcast of individual games, custom play spaces, VR mode and theater mode.
PlayStation VR2 Features

PlayStation VR2 Perspective mode​

PlayStation VR2 will have see-through capabilities. This feature allows you to see your surroundings through the PlayStation VR2's embedded front-facing camera, and you can see where you are in the room without taking off the headset. Users can switch between viewing the surrounding environment or content on the PSVR2 by pressing a function button on the headset or using the control center's paging cards. But this camera only has a viewing function and cannot record video.

PlayStation VR2 Features

PlayStation VR2 Live Play​

As long as you connect the PS5 HD camera to the console, and then connect the PlayStation VR2 to the PS5 console, you can integrate your playing status with the game screen and broadcast it live, as shown below.

PlayStation VR2 Live Play

PlayStation VR2 Custom Play Space​

After the PlayStation VR2 Sense controller and embedded camera scan the room, the play space can be further customized to suit personal preferences and environmental requirements. After setting, if you approach the set area in the game, a warning will be issued to remind the user that they are approaching the game boundary. This function can well protect the user's legs.

Custom spaces can also be modified at any time while connected to PlayStation VR2. Once a playspace is set up, the system will save the settings unless the user enters another playspace.

PlayStation VR2 Custom Play Space

PlayStation VR Mode and Theater Mode​

PlayStation VR2 offers VR mode and theater mode.

In VR mode, game users can watch VR game content in 360 degrees in a virtual environment. The content display specification is 4000×2040 HDR video format (2000×2040 per eye), and the frame rate is 90Hz/120Hz.

Theater mode is used for watching PS5 system, UI and non-VR games and media content. The display specification of this mode is 1920x1080 24Hz/60Hz/120HzHDR.


Previously, Sony announced the PlaystationVR2 parameters at the CES conference "

PlaystationVR2 parameters:

  • Display: OLED
  • Panel resolution: 2000x2040 per eye
  • Panel refresh rate: 90Hz, 120Hz
  • Adjustable lens
  • Field of view about 110 degrees
  • Sensor: Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer)
  • Additional Sensors: Infrared Proximity Sensor
  • 4 cameras for headset and controller tracking; 2 IR cameras for eye tracking
  • Smart headset feedback vibration
  • Data cable-USBType-C
  • Audio Input: Built-in Microphone Output: Stereo Headphone Jack


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Players can experience 360-degree virtual reality gameplay in VR mode. 40002040 HDR video format (20002040 per eye) and 90Hz/120Hz frame rate are the content display specifications.

You can watch PS5 system, UI, and non-VR game/media content in theater mode. This mode has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 24 / 60 / 120 hertz with high dynamic range.



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In 2023, virtual reality, a relatively new medium, is seeing expansion. The launch of the PlayStation VR2 (PSVR2) is one of the year's standout moments for the device. This is the eagerly awaited sequel to 2016's PlayStation VR, which continued to impress and excel in the software arena despite the fact that the headgear and controllers were making due with somewhat rudimentary hardware.