PlayStation VR

In this era of gaming, console and PCs and have gone to their limits, pushing the boundaries to create more immersive and engaging experiences for gamers. With the introduction of Virtual Reality headsets, they are able to take the player directly into the game with 360-degree vision and surround sound. While virtual reality hit the PC market early, Sony has managed to bring VR to console gamers with it’s PlayStation VR system.

What is PlayStation VR?

PlayStation VR is a Virtual Reality system that includes a VR headset, PlayStation Move controllers, PlayStation Camera and a VR Processor that is compatible with all three PlayStation 4 consoles such as the Fat, Slim and the Pro version. If you already have the PlayStation Move controllers which you got for your PS4, you can also purchase the camera and camera separately. 

How to play with the PlayStation VR?

 

In order to make best use of PlayStation VR, you need at least 6 x 10 feet of space in your room. As for the setup, it is pretty simple. Just plug it into your console and wear the VR headset. The VR processing unit converts your game’s visuals from normal rectangle that you see on your TV, into a fully immersive 360-degree vision that you view on your VR display. The VR display comes with a 120Hz refresh rate, so you can experience he visuals buttery-smooth. Nine LED lights track all your movements and convert them into input for your game without any input lag. For other inputs, you can use the DualShock 4 controllers of your PlayStation 4 system or your move controllers depending on the game.

 

What games are available for PlayStation VR?
There are plenty of games for PlayStation VR with more coming up every month. Unlike the PC, the PlayStation Community has a lot of developers who have invested in development of VR games for PlayStation VR. Some of the best games are Resident Evil 7, Farpoint, Until Dawn: Rush of Blood, Batman: Arkham VR, Doom VFR and more. If you are a PlayStation Plus member, Sony is giving at least one PlayStation VR game free every month. You can find PlayStation VR compatible games by looking for the logo “PlayStation VR” required on the game cover or the VR logo on the PlayStation Online Store.

So, are you ready to take your gaming to the next level? If so, head to your nearest Landmark store and experience PlayStation VR for yourself with the variety of games available. Unlike other expensive PC headsets, the PlayStation VR comes at a reasonable price of Rs. 37,990.00. Hope you found this article informative, stay tuned for more gaming news.

Elam Parithi Arul

Elam Parithi Arul is an Avid Gamer and a Technology Evangelist in the pursuit of helping people garner the best out of today's tech.

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