Fans of the flagship gaming console will prepare themselves as new images of the PSVR 2 emerge
Last week, documents emerged showing that Japanese technology firm Sony Interactive Entertainment had filled a patent for an improved virtual reality (VR) controller.
Sony has built its latest controller for the highly-anticipated PlayStation Virtual Reality 2 (PSVR2), the follow-up to the firm’s initial consumer-grade PSVR hardware.
The latest iteration improves Sony’s previous VR controller by enhancing the stability of outward-facing cameras used to track the controller’s movement.
Improving camera stability also means users will have their movements tracked with greater accuracy, leading to an increased sense of immersion in PSVR games and applications.
Sony designed the upcoming input device solely for the PlayStation 5 (PS5) as the firm focuses on providing console users with unmatched immersive gaming experiences.
Back in January, an official blog post from Sony released a number of design documents showing the upcoming controller in great detail.
Sony’s blog post revealed the controllers have a unique and ergonomic ‘orb’ shape, providing PS5 users with a high-degree of motion and heightened sense of immersion, thanks to device’s unrestricted design.
The California, Tokyo, and London-based firm is putting its device through an intense testing period to ensure suitability for everyone, no matter their hand shape.
Sony’s new controller will arrive with a selection of new features and functions such as:
The news comes as Sony plans to roll out prototypes of its upcoming PSVR controller to select third-party developers in the near future.