Latest PlayStation AR & VR news

New PSVR controllers spotted in Sony patent filings
New PSVR controllers spotted in Sony patent filings By Rik Henderson

Sony Interactive Entertainment has filed patents that could show a new pair of PSVR motion controllers.At present, the PlayStation VR headset and system uses Move controllers and an PlayStation Camera to track them. However, it has sometimes been questioned... Read more

Sony PSVR 2 coming with HDR passthrough and built-in headphones
Sony PSVR 2 coming with HDR passthrough and built-in headphones By Rik Henderson

Sony will soon release an updated version of PlayStation VR (PSVR), its PS4-driven virtual reality headset.The first headset has been a success, with a flood of games also available since launch last year, but there are a couple of niggles with the original... Read more

Sony PlayStation VR can play Xbox One games... no, really
Sony PlayStation VR can play Xbox One games... no, really By Rik Henderson

The PlayStation VR headset was officially released yesterday, Thursday 13 October, and users are generally very positive about its talents. Not only does it give a full-on virtual reality experience that usually costs much more - with headsets like the... Read more

Sony PlayStation VR: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know
Sony PlayStation VR: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know By Rik Henderson

First announced in 2014, under the codename Project Morpheus, PlayStation VR has finally arrived, just in time to be a hit this coming Christmas and could even be the definitive device in the explosion of virtual reality.Sony's virtual reality headset... Read more

Sony PlayStation VR game trailers: Farpoint, Batman: Arkham VR, Star Wars and more
Sony PlayStation VR game trailers: Farpoint, Batman: Arkham VR, Star Wars and more By Luke Edwards

The Sony PlayStation VR is finally available and that means you can play plenty of the games and experiences talked about over the last few months, at game shows such as E3 and Gamescom.The virtual realm of PlayStation VR (reviewed here) is going to be... Read more

Sony PlayStation VR exposed: What you get in the PSVR box and what you still need to buy
Sony PlayStation VR exposed: What you get in the PSVR box and what you still need to buy By Rik Henderson

We've had a fair while to wait since Sony first announced the PSVR headset - originally known as Project Morpheus - but it's now finally available. The virtual reality device hit stores on Thursday 13 October and we've been playing with one in the Pocket-lint... Read more

Sony PlayStation VR tips and tricks: How to solve PSVR problems and more
Sony PlayStation VR tips and tricks: How to solve PSVR problems and more By Rik Henderson

The PSVR headset is finally upon us and we've been testing a consumer model in the last few weeks in order to bring you our in-depth Sony PlayStation VR review and features.During our play we've experienced some incredible games but also encountered... Read more

Sony PlayStation VR headset release date revealed with 50 launch games
Sony PlayStation VR headset release date revealed with 50 launch games By Rik Henderson

At the E3 2016 Sony press conference the company has revealed the exact release date for its PlayStation VR virtual reality headset. It's also announced that 50 games will be available at launch.The headset will be available in time for the holiday... Read more

Sony PlayStation VR headset may work on PC, watch out Oculus Rift and HTC Vive
Sony PlayStation VR headset may work on PC, watch out Oculus Rift and HTC Vive By Luke Edwards

Sony has officially stated that it is "considering plans" to bring its PlayStation VR headset to PCs as well as its PS4.The virtual reality headset, until now, was expected as Sony's answer to the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, which are PC only.However, in... Read more

Sony PlayStation VR bundle is a hit, sells out in just minutes on Amazon
Sony PlayStation VR bundle is a hit, sells out in just minutes on Amazon By Luke Edwards

The future of gaming may very well be in virtual reality and Sony is joining the charge with its VR headset that's proving very popular. Within minutes of the PlayStation VR bundle going up for pre-order on Amazon.com, it was sold out.While the PlayStation... Read more

How to get ready for PlayStation VR on the cheap
How to get ready for PlayStation VR on the cheap By Rik Henderson

When Sony officially announced price and release date for its PlayStation VR virtual reality headset, it soon became apparent that it would actually cost more to get it up and running that the headline-friendly price tag.The headset will cost £350 (quoted... Read more

Sony won’t be making a loss on PlayStation VR hardware, even at £350 a pop
Sony won’t be making a loss on PlayStation VR hardware, even at £350 a pop By Rik Henderson

Sony has revealed that, contrary to the opinion of some analysts, it won't be making a loss on each PlayStation VR headset sold - even though it undercuts high-end rivals by hundreds of pounds.When the tech and gaming giant revealed that the PS VR would... Read more

PlayStation VR not suitable for under-12s, beat it pipsqueaks
PlayStation VR not suitable for under-12s, beat it pipsqueaks By Rik Henderson

Kids under the age of 12 will be weeping into their Coco Pops this morning as Sony has revealed its forthcoming PlayStation VR headset will not be suitable for their pre-teenage eyes.Spotted in the health and safety notices in the beta version of PS4... Read more