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PSVR2 is not backwards compatible with PSVR games, Sony confirmed

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PSVR2 will not include any backward compatibility support with PSVR titles, meaning those games cannot be played on the new virtual reality headset, Sony has confirmed. Speaking in Latest episode Of the Official PlayStation Podcast, SVP of Platform Experience Hideaki Nishino says this is because “PSVR2 is designed to deliver a truly next-generation VR experience”, referring to new features such as the Sense controller and indoor-outdoor tracking. giving

When all these new features are put together, “it means that developing games for PSVR2 requires a completely different approach to the original PSVR,” explains Nishino. With compatibility now off the table, the only way for PSVR classics like Astro Boat Rescue Mission and Beat Saber to become playable on PSVR2 will now be through new, updated versions — for example, via free patches or a full As a new SKU.

Sony released a free adapter at the launch of the PS5 to allow PSVR headset wearers to use the device on their new machine, but the games were not upgraded in any way.

With PSVR2 now set for release next year, a recent press blowout has revealed new Mountain Horizon Call Some very positive implications for gameplay and the next-gen headset in general. You can learn more from us PSVR2 Guide.

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