Sony is testing PC VR games support for PS VR2; Will be available in 2024


Sony has announced that PlayStation VR2 will be getting support for VR games on PC this year. The company confirmed on Wednesday that it is testing the PS VR2's ability to play PC VR games in addition to the supported titles already available through the PS5. The PS VR2 was launched in international markets in February 2023, and made its India debut in December. The virtual reality headset is currently only compatible with the PS5 and does not support previous-generation PS VR content.

Sony provided the update on the PlayStation Blog, as well as details on several PS VR2 titles coming to the platform. The blog states, “We're excited to share that we're currently testing the ability for PS VR2 players to access additional games on PC in addition to the PS VR2 titles available through PS5. To provide more game variety.” “We expect this support to be available in 2024, so stay tuned for more updates.” This was added.

There's no concrete release date for PC VR games support yet, but when it arrives, it's bound to expand the PS VR 2 games library, which is limited at the moment. Other details related to PC support, such as compatibility, platforms, and performance are yet unconfirmed. For example, will PS VR2 users be able to access and download PC VR games through compatibility with SteamVR? These details should become clear over time. PS VR2 launched on February 22, 2023, with over 40 titles available in its library. More games were added during the year, including Resident Evil 4 VR.

PlayStation also announced the launch of a new PS VR2 title, The Wizards – Dark Times: Brotherhood, an action-adventure spellcasting game that puts players in the shoes of a wizard and allows them to cast spells with hand gestures. Is. The VR game can be played alone in single-player mode or experienced in three-player co-op. The game is now live on the PlayStation Store for PS VR2 users.

The blog revealed launch dates, DLC, new announcements for several other VR titles on the platform. Wanderer: The Fragments of Fate, a time-traveling action VR title from Mighty Eyes, received a new gameplay trailer and release date. The game is coming on June 27th. Additionally, Little Cities Bigger, a city-building game from Purple Yonder, was announced for the PS VR2, scheduled to arrive on March 12.

Zombie Army VR, the VR version of the popular Sniper Elite spinoff Zombie Army series, is also coming to PS VR2 this year. Meanwhile, Arizona Sunshine 2 received new free updates, which include an in-game Corgi companion and three new Horde Mode maps. The Corgi companion is now available and can be added as a sidekick via the newly added cosmetics screen. Three new multiplayer maps will arrive one per month starting in March.

Finally, the blog revealed new screenshots and details about the core mechanics for Thirdverse's upcoming narrative action JRPG, Soul Covenant. The VR title will launch sometime in 2024.

Sony's VR updates follow the unveiling of two VR titles, Metro Awakening and Legendary Tales, for PS VR2 at last month's State of Play showcase. Metro Awakening, a story-driven first-person VR title from the Metro series, is scheduled for PS VR2 launch this year. Legendary Tales, on the other hand, is a VR action-RPG from Urban Wolf Games, which was launched on February 8.

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