Sony today announced the long-awaited price and release date for PSVR 2, its next-gen VR headset for PS5.
Pre-orders for PSVR 2 are slated to start on November 15th, priced at $550 for the headset and controllers, or $600 for the Horizon Call of the Mountain hardware bundle.
PlayStation VR2 is officially launching on February 22nd, 2023. Both the Horizon Call of the Mountain and optional PSVR 2 Sense controller charging station will also launch the same day.
Here’s the whole hardware launch lineup:
Price: $549.99 / €599.99 / £529.99 / ¥74,980 recommended retail price (including tax for GBP, EUR, and JPY)
Includes PS VR2 headset, PS VR2 Sense controllers and stereo headphones
PlayStation VR2 Horizon Call of the Mountain bundle
Price: $599.99 / €649.99 / £569.99 / ¥79,980 recommended retail price (including tax for GBP, EUR, and JPY)
Includes PlayStation Store voucher code for Horizon Call of the Mountain, PS VR2 headset, PS VR2 Sense controllers, and stereo headphones
PlayStation VR2 Sense controller charging station
Price: $49.99 / €49.99 / £39.99 / ¥5,480 recommended retail price (including tax for GBP, EUR, and JPY)
Players can charge the PS VR2 Sense controller through a simple click-in design, without having to connect to a PS5 console – freeing up the console’s USB ports.
Although the exact launch title lineup is still a mystery, the company says game pre-orders are starting this month as well. Sony also announced 11 new VR games to add to our running list of PSVR 2 games coming next year.
In the US, PSVR 2 will be sold at participating retailers, with pre-orders beginning on November 15th. Some European regions will only be able to pre-order direct through PlayStation.
Here’s a look at the specs for both PSVR 2 and Sense Controllers. Don’t miss our full hands-on with PSVR 2 to give you a better idea of what to expect.
PlayStation VR2 Specs
2000 x 2040 per eye
Panel refresh rate
Field of View
Approx. 110 degrees
・Motion Sensor: Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer)・Attachment Sensor: IR Proximity sensor
・4 cameras for headset and controller tracking・IR camera for eye tracking per eye
Vibration on headset
Communication with PS5
・Input: Built-in microphone・Output: Stereo headphone jack
PlayStation VR2 Sense Controller Specs
[Right]PS button, Options button, Action buttons (Circle / Cross), R1 button, R2 button, Right Stick / R3 button[Left]PS button, Create button, Action buttons (Triangle / Square), L1 button, L2 button, Left Stick / L3 button
Motion Sensor: Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope + three-axis accelerometer)Capacitive Sensor: Finger Touch DetectionIR LED: Position Tracking
Trigger Effect (on R2/L2 button), Haptic Feedback (by single actuator per unit)
USB Type-C® port
Type: Built-in Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery