VR for PS5: Delivering unexplored VR gaming potential

The PS VR2 features OLED display, fantastic vibrating controllers, and indigenous feedback triggers
The image shows the complete gear of PS VR2 headset. — PlayStation
The image shows the complete gear of PS VR2 headset. — PlayStation

Most people have only interacted with VR as a means to travel, but when discussing VR console gaming, the immersion and emotions that Sony’s VR2 has brought to the surface are one-of-a-kind.

Seven years after the first-ever PS VR headset, Sony has mastered the art of making a plug-in console VR named PS VR2.

PS VR2: Best VR headset for PS5

  • The recently launched VR2 for PS5 proves the best headset to tap the imaginative possibilities that one could only think of.
  • The PS VR2 is powered by vivid OLED displays, and fantastic vibrating controllers with indigenous feedback triggers while running on the top-notch graphics that the PlayStation 5 delivers.
  • The next-gen processing of the PS5 enables you to behold every moment insanely detailed.
  • Its two powerful OLED displays deliver incredible 4K HDR visuals at up to 120fps1 with a resolution of 2000x2040, which amounts to four times the resolution of the original PlayStation VR.
  • The most outstanding feature of PS VR2 is that it gives an incredible sense of living in VR gaming environments with a 110-degree field of view. Meanwhile, a customisable Fresnel lens allows you to adjust the spacing between lenses as per your eye position for optimal viewing.
  • It also brings a 4.5 metres (14.7 feet) long cable, which needs to be attached to the PSVR 2 headset.
  • When worn, the headset nicely fits your head through a single knob like the original PSVR. Apart from that, the front visor slides in and out to match your eye's position.
  • With all such features, the best PS5 games on this headset feel as immersive as you play on a screen, unlike what you usually encounter in standalone VR gaming.

PS VR2 features and specs



Panel resolution​

2000 x 2040 per eye

Refresh rate

90Hz, 120Hz

Lens separation


Field of View​

110 degrees

Motion sensor​

Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer)​
Attachment sensor
IR proximity sensor
4 embedded cameras for headset and controller with tracking​ IR camera for eye tracking per eye


Vibration on headset


Bluetooth Ver5.1​ 

Battery type

Lithium-ion; rechargeable​

Communication​ with PS5

USB Type-C®


Input: Built-in microphone
Output: Stereo headphone jack


DISCLAIMER: The price has been taken as of Nov 02, 2023, and is subject to change over time.