Sony has announced an updated version of the PlayStation VR headset

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Since the release of the first model headset virtual reality has been almost a year. During this time, the Japanese company Sony managed to achieve quite a lot. Was released dozens of video games of different genres, on sale accessory PlayStation Aim (about which not so long ago), and the user base of the device is the number of users headsets Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, together. But Sony is not sitting still, and the company has hinted at the imminent release of the updated models VR-helmet.

Don't worry or feel cheated if you already bought the first version of the PlayStation VR. Main technical characteristics of the helmet will remain the same. But the device will receive a few nice additions that make it significantly easier. For example, a computing unit, which acts as a signal splitter on the headset and TV, will now be able to skip the HDR picture on the TV screen. Recall that the owners of the HDR-TV previously had to disable this block and pick up the PlayStation 4 console directly if they wanted to enjoy the expanded color range.

Connecting the headset cable will become more slim and easy. In the original model it is quite heavy, which provides additional loading on the head and neck of the user. Earlier, earphones were stuck into a special port on the connecting cable, now the headphone port is built right into the helmet, which is actually quite convenient. Indeed, in the previous model for the audio constantly clawed left hand. The kit also will come very handy in-ear headphones. The remote sound control will move to the bottom edge of the front part of the headset.

A Slightly modified package of the headset, and the updated device will receive the designation CUH-ZVR2 (the first model – CUH-ZVR1). Release hat will be held in Japan on 14 October. Later start selling it in other regions. We remind you that since recently, complete with PS VR comes and camera the PlayStation Camera. The cost of the kit remains the same and is equal to 399 euros.

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