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

New Sony PSVR CUH-ZVR2 Revealed

Sony has revealed an updated version of the PlayStation VR headset, offering HDR passthrough support, integrated headphones. and a slightly tweaked design. This means that users will now be able to watch HDR-compatible content via their PS4 on TV without having to disconnect the external Processor Unit between the PS4 and TV. However, Sony has noted that the new Processor Unit will not work with last year's model (the CUH-ZVR1 as opposed to this year's CUH-ZVR2 for those keeping score at home).

If you want to pick up the newer model when it's released, you'll have to check the box to see that you're getting the right one. The new headset commonly referred to as the PS VR packs numerous improvements over its predecessor.

Models of the PS VR bearing the CUH-ZVR2 number will have the updated features and design, with Sony planing on making the packaging different so that people can tell it apart from its predecessor.

In the original PSVR, headphones had to be connected via the 3.5 mm port on the "remote", which is found on the wire that hangs from the back of the headset (no support for wireless). More information can be found at the FAQ page for the new PS VR. The connection cable has been slimmed and streamlined. Although it is behind Samsung in global headset sales, it had sold a total of 519,400 units before the second quarter of 2017, capturing 24.4% of the total market share, according to IDC.

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Unfortunately, Sony didn't offer any information regarding the release date of the Sony PlayStation VR.

Aside from the increased number of points that players will get when shopping on the PSN Store, their first purchase will net them $50 worth of store code.

This new model will be launching in Japan on October 14 in a new camera bundle that'll cost around $400.

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