Watch: Sony Reveals Research On Next-Gen Finger-Tracked VR Controllers


Past patents have suggested that Sony is working on finger-tracking for a new VR motion controller, possibly PlayStation Move 2, to be paired with an unannounced PSVR 2 headset. Now a new video from Sony researchers gives us a much more solid look at that work.

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Sony Patents Valve Index-Like VR Controller With Finger Tracking


A recently-published patent from Sony Interactive Entertainment suggests that the company is working on a new VR motion controller, similar to those for the Valve Index. In fact, we’ve seen other patents from Sony for a similar product sporting an entirely different design.

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Sony Patents VR Headset That Combats Simulation Sickness With Eye-Tracking And More


A new patent from Sony suggests the company’s next PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset will take the fight to simulation sickness. It’s an interesting approach to solving the simulation sickness issues; many hardware and software developers are trying to reduce sickness through intelligent design but this patent suggests Sony may come up with a system that accepts people get ill in VR and tries to help them when they start feeling nauseous.

Sony Releases PSVR’s Top 10 Most Downloaded Games of 2017, ‘Job Simulator’ Tops the Chart

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Sony has compiled a list of the top 10 PSVR games downloaded in 2017. Job Simulator. If your interested in Sony’s complete offerings, including the top 10 downloaded games on PS Vita, PS4 and PS4 add-ons – check out the official blog post here.

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‘Beat Saber’ Vaults to #2 Most Downloaded PSVR Title of 2018, ‘Job Simulator’ #1 (again)

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Job Simulator (2016). Surgeon Simulator: Experience Reality (2016). Reigning supreme now three years in a row is Job Simulator , a day-one launch title when PSVR released in October 13th, 2016.

Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida: ‘The Human Brain Is Getting Used To’ VR


Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida thinks that people are beginning to overcome the dreaded VR simulation sickness. Simulation sickness refers to people becoming nauseous in VR. This can be especially apparent when a VR game simulates walking or if it takes control of the camera. Yoshida’s words are reflective of how VR design has evolved at both Sony’s own Worldwide Studios and Oculus’ exclusive games for its Rift and Quest headsets.

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Sony to Nearly Double the Total Number of PSVR Games by End of 2018

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According to a report by Silicon Era , Sony expects to increase the number of PSVR games from 150 to 280 over the course of 2018. However Sony says they’ve sold more than 12.2 SEE ALSO Sony Releases PSVR's Top 10 Most Downloaded Games of 2017, 'Job Simulator' Tops the Chart.

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Vacation Simulator, Mars Alive, Four Other Titles Arrive On PSVR This Week


While E3 2019 may officially be in the books, it appears as though Sony is only just getting started. Here’s what PSVR players have to look forward to this week: VACATION SIMULATOR from Owlchemy Labs. News Luna Mars Alive Mini Mech Mayhem PSVR Slumball VR Vacation Simulator

Spider-Man: Far From Home VR Is A Fun, Free Web-Slinging Simulator


Sony’s free Spider-Man VR game is a quick, but surprisingly satisfying experience. Image Credit: Sony / CreateVR. Image Credit: Sony / CreateVR. Sony will also be bringing the experience to select Regal Cinemas this July using HP Reverb headsets and PC backpacks.

Sony Patents New System For Local Multiplayer VR


Sony might be looking to make VR less isolating by allowing multiple people to join in on the fun. If it’s the latter then it could mean Sony is looking at a wireless solution for an unannounced follow-up to PSVR, which I think everyone’s got their fingers crossed for, though the images in this article do seem to feature wires on the headsets. Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Sony Patents New System For Local Multiplayer VR appeared first on UploadVR.

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Job Simulator Tops February PSVR Downloads


Sony shared the top 10 downloads for February on PlayStation VR (PSVR) and, despite releasing in October last year, Job Simulator continues to be a leader on the system. It wasn’t enough to overcome Job Simulator though, which continues to secure its position as one of the most popular VR games — earlier this year developer Owlchemy Labs revealed the game cleared $3 million in sales. Here’s the full top 10 list: Job Simulator.

Sony Just Announced a Deluge of Games Coming to PSVR This Year

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During Sony’s inaugural ‘State of Play’ livestream, the company today announced a number of PSVR games with official street dates, many of which we’ve been salivating over for the past year. Vacation Simulator – 6/18/2019.

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Beat Saber And Job Simulator Were PSVR’s Most Downloaded Games In 2018


Sony has released its annual list of the most downloaded games on its PSVR headset. For the former, Owlchemy Lab’s Job Simulator came out on top (again) with Beat Games’ mega-popular Beat Saber coming in second. In the EU, it was Beat Saber in first and Job Simulator close behind. Sony never reveals the actual sales data behind these downloads, though. For Job Simulator, it’s three years in a row at the top.

$3 Million Milestone: Owlchemy’s ‘Job Simulator’ Is One of VR’s Best Selling Games


Owlchemy Labs, the trailblazing developers of Job Simulator, today announced its VR game available for Rift, Vive, and PlayStation VR has officially cleared $3 million in sales, the largest figure we’ve heard to date for PC-based VR.

Sony Highlights 30+ PSVR Games Launching This Spring

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Although Massongill notes that some projected dates may slip, the list is an illustration of Sony’s commitment to the platform, maintaining a steady flow of high-quality VR releases since the headset’s launch in October 2016, including standouts like the recently released Moss.

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Sony Has Now Sold Over 53 Million PlayStation 4 Consoles To Date After Big Holiday Push


Sony’s PlayStation 4 continues to widen the gap between it and the Xbox One with a strong 2016. Over the holiday season alone in 2016 Sony announced that more than 6.2 Tagged with: PlayStation 4 , PS VR , ps4 , PSVR , sales , sony.

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‘Surgeon Simulator: Experience Reality’ Review – Trust Me, I’m A Doctor


Surgeon Simulator: Experience Reality from Bossa Studios is a VR-based adaptation of the original Surgeon Simulator 2013 , first released for flat monitor displays in 2013. Luckily, it’s since been updated to alleviate the main issues on Sony’s VR device.

50 Days Of PS VR #16: ‘Gran Turismo Sport’ In VR Could Help The Series Lap ‘Forza’ Once More


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How Sony Is Kickstarting Mainstream Virtual Reality Adoption With the Launch of PS VR


Sony is about to bring the third weapon to the high-end VR fight, and it could have a major impact on the market. The device enables you to enter simulated worlds in games like Batman: Arkham VR , Rigs , Driveclub VR , Until Dawn: Rush of Blood , and SuperHyperCube. Sony’s Risks.

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Sony Confirms You Will Need PlayStation Move for Some PS VR Games


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New PSVR Patent, Avengers VR And Win Ultimate Fishing Simulator! – VRecap


We’re kicking off the week with talk of a new PSVR patent from Sony. And for this week’s giveaway we’re tossing out something that’s sure to hook your interest: Ultimate Fishing Simulator VR ! GIVEAWAY: Win A Free Copy Of Ultimate Fishing Simulator VR On Steam.

Learn How to Setup Your PlayStation VR Quickly With Sony’s Handy Video Guides


There are some tricky wires to handle and space requirements to clear, though, which Sony detailed in a new video series below. It arrives on October 13th with an impressive launch line-up including the likes of Battlezone , Here They Lie , and Job Simulator.

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Sony Helps You Swing for the Green With Everybody’s Golf VR


Nor is it the detailed simulation of the game seen in the past, with dozens of clubs to choose from when you perform nuanced swings that provide English to the ball. Tagged with: Everybody's Golf VR , golf , PSVR Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Sony Helps You Swing for the Green With Everybody’s Golf VR appeared first on UploadVR. Sony VR Industry News Everybody's Golf VR golf PSVR

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Job Simulator, Superhot Top December PSVR Charts


Perhaps unsurprisingly, Owlchemy Labs’ Job Simulator and the epic Superhot VR have topped Sony’s PlayStation Store charts in December. Earlier this month Sony published chart results for the entire year in which Job Simulator came out on top and Superhot followed in second. In the US for December , though, Job Simulator came first with PlayStation VR World taking the second spot and Superhot coming third.

PSX 2017 Showed Why Sony Is Leading The VR Race With PSVR


From the massive fake spider that towered over players at the Farpoint booth and the racing pods setup at the Gran Turismo Sport station to the large, physical asylum complete with doctors in lab coats for The Inpatient, it was clear that Sony is taking PSVR, and as an extension VR, very seriously. In the past Sony had developed a reputation for putting a lot of fan fare and excitement around a new hardware launch such as the PSP, PS Vita, or even original PS Move over the years.

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Editorial: Sony And Facebook Don’t Need To Finance Shooting Virtual Humans


In contrast, Facebook and Sony are farming out projects to trusted teams and insulating these creators from community feedback. Sony isn’t alone here. VR is a new medium and it is true that most of the projects getting funding from Facebook and Sony are not realistic shooters.

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‘Batman’, ‘Job Simulator’ Are PlayStation Store’s Bestselling PS VR Games


Sony probably isn’t going to reveal sales for its PlayStation VR headset for a while yet, but it did today reveal which games are selling the best on the PlayStation Store. In the US, Owlchemy Labs’ port of its popular HTC Vive game, Job Simulator , was the bestselling app.

Sony: PS VR Owners Spending “Many Hours” With System “Every Day”


Despite numerous analyst reports and predictions, we’re still left guessing how many units Sony’s PlayStation VR has sold since launch in October.

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Sony Reveals PlayStation VR’s Most Downloaded Games of 2016

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The Official PlayStation Blog has shared Sony’s most downloaded games of last year. PSVR now has more than 50 titles supporting the headset, check out the most downloaded in 2016 below: Job Simulator ($30).

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Hands-On: Five Things I’ve Learned About Sony’s Blood And Truth


Blood and Truth, Sony’s follow-up to the London Heist minigame in PlayStation VR Worlds , is a funny one. If you’re using a pistol, you can even bring two hands together to simulate holding it with both hands, for that extra-professional feel.

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Sony Explains Huge Per-Region PSVR Demo Disc Content Differences

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Responding to public reaction to the news that PlayStation VR buyers will receive far less content on their packed-in demo disc depending on where they live, Sony has responded with some sound reasoning to explain things. PlayStation VR Worlds – Sony London Studio.

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Job Simulator And Batman Top PSVR’s 2017 Best Seller List


Sony’s flagship VR headset, the PSVR, really came into its own in 2017. As the first full year of consumer-grade VR is now in the books, Sony has released sales figures for the most downloaded PSVR games on the PSN Store. US List: Job Simulator. Job Simulator. There’s a lot of overlap between the two lists, such as Batman, Superhot, Job Simulator, and others, but there are some big differences as well.

E3 2017: Sony Video Talks Future PSVR Upgrades: A.I., Focus Variation And More


Just like any other VR headset, Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) leaves plenty of room for improvement, and the company’s R&D division has a few ideas on where to take it on both a software and hardware level.

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‘Gran Turismo Sport’ Releasing in November, Includes PSVR Support at Launch


UPDATE: A Sony representative provided the following statement to UploadVR via email correspondence: The post ‘Gran Turismo Sport’ Releasing in November, Includes PSVR Support at Launch appeared first on UploadVR. gaming PSVR Gran Turismo GT sport racing sim simulator sony

Sony PlayStation VR v HTC Vive: Which VR headset is worth the wait?


Both Sony and HTC's headsets are set to go on sale in 2016 and offer different games and controls to the Rift. It's not all cosmetic though - Sony has stuck some of the device's tech in a helmet-style section above the actual goggles.

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Sony: “Nearly All PSVR Titles Will Support DualShock 4 Controllers”

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Sony is gearing up for the PlayStation VR’s launch this October , but you shouldn’t be boxing up your DualShock 4 gamepad in favor of the Move motion controller just yet. To clarify, Sony told Eurogamer this: All PlayStation VR titles will support DualShock 4 controllers.

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PlayStation E3 Keynote Puts Blockbusters Center Stage, Relegating VR to the Sidelines

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With mostly prior confirmed PSVR titles presenting at E3 2018 , we expected Sony to dedicate a few moments during its E3 2018 keynote to highlight the platform’s upcoming VR games, of course with the understanding that high-profile PS4 titles would mostly overshadow VR titles.

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