PSVR2 Will not support backward compatibility with the original PSVR games, but developers who are upgrading their games for the new headset are offering a free upgrade. Along with the device release date and price announced, Pistol Whip VR and Zenith: The Last City are giving all owners a free upgrade if you already own the game.

It’s unclear whether this free upgrade path is mandated by Sony – it likely isn’t, given the company’s switch to paid upgrades for PS5 games – but it’s a good start for those looking to upgrade their PSVR titles. Want to upgrade your collection of “The PlayStation VR2 version will be a free upgrade for owners of the original PS VR version,” the Pistol Whip VR description The PlayStation Blog reads

It hasn’t been explicitly stated since the fall that it will be offering a free upgrade to the PSVR2, but it seems likely. The PS blog reads: “And that’s not all that awaits you on PS VR2. Since the initial launch in December 2021 our team has continued to expand the world post-Fall, which has doubled in content since then. It’s nice to know that all that gory, co-op goodness will be included for free for anyone who buys the game on PS VR2.”