Outside in nature
A PSVR 2 system was posted online by developer Bit Planet Games. The image has since been reuploaded to Reddit, despite the fact that the studio quickly deleted the post for breaking an internal NDA with Sony (opens in new tab).
The headset is displayed alongside two PSVR 2 Sense controllers, which are intended to take the role of the Move gamepads from the original system. Additionally, there are two opaque plastic bags that appear to be approximately the proper size to hold controller wrist straps or a USB charging cord.
Slim and thin
Even while the image doesn’t actually show the VR headgear in use, it makes it clearer which direction Sony is going with the future system. The PSVR 2 appears to be a fairly portable package that is just as sleek and streamlined as its predecessor.
The PlayStation Move batons may be more substantial, but the Sense controllers are by no means bulky. Even its plastic wraparound orbs appear to be fairly thin, and despite having better specifications, the headset itself doesn’t seem to be any larger than the original PSVR.
However, the PSVR 2 is anticipated to weigh less than 600g, making it lighter than its predecessor. This places it slightly above the half-kilogram Oculus Quest 2 (formerly known as the Meta Quest 2) but far below the 800g Valve Index.
The PSVR 2 appears to be a nicely portable VR system with a tiny form factor as a result of all of this. This is wonderful news for anyone who intends to move the system around their home or was concerned that Sony would make the PS6 as large as the PS5. Things are looking up for the PSVR 2 with the addition of the rumors that it will be backwards compatible.