The Playstation 4 gets its own VR goggles: Sony has presented developers with an early prototype, which supports currently the project name Project Morpheus.

The Sony Playstation 4 gets its own VR Goggles: Project Morpheus

Basically, room 130 of the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco is the perfect place to introduce a VR goggles: Sony has introduced there under the working title Project Morpheus a prototype of its head-mounted displays, which explicitly has Oculus Rift as a critical model. Shuhei Yoshida told The on stage, who is actually responsible for the worldwide network of in-house development studios at Sony.

Aditionaly accourding to the current Data Project Morpheus, It has a display with a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels, which corresponds to the current 1080p resolution of the Playstation 4. The field of view is 90 degrees wide, the tracking is performed at a frequency of 1,000 Hz as much as at Oculus Rift. Furthermore, Morpheus may recognize complete rotations within an area of ​​about three meters. For this, the system works closely with the Playstation Eye camera together, captures the light elements at the edge of the glasses, and with the movie, the most advanced tracking is employed. A newly developed audio system to provide true surround sound.

Sony VR goggle sProject Morpheus
Sony VR goggles Project Morpheus

For more than three years, Sony is working on the technology. Nevertheless, the VR headset is far from finished. On the subject of price and availability, the company has so far only said, as low as possible and as early as possible. Also, the design is not finished yet.

At GDC 2014 developers for the first time have the opportunity to try out the equipment and to provide feedback to the manufacturer.

Sony has Project Morpheus presented with God of War, also a specially adapted excerpt from Thief was seen. Developers like Epic Games, Unity, Crytek, Autodesk and Havok have according to Sony agreed to support the system.

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