My predictions for virtual reality in 2021

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But hey, let me play this game anyway, so here you are my predictions for virtual reality in 2021 based on the trends and the anticipations that we had at the end of 2020! Also, the awareness has grown , because every gamer knew about Alyx, and so about virtual reality.

My predictions for virtual reality in 2020

The Ghost Howls

So, here you are how I envision this 2020 in virtual reality! (I’ll PlayStation VR selling more than 5 million units until now has proven that console players like virtual reality. Too many people still don’t understand the potential of virtual reality.


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Sony Won’t Say If PSVR 2 Is Releasing This Year (Yet)

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It appears that Sony is tight-lipped on if PSVR 2 will be releasing this year. Following last week’s official reveal of the headset’s name and specs, Axios’ Stephen Totilo noted that he had reached out to Sony to ask two key questions about the device.

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Don’t Worry, Sony Just Reconfirmed PSVR ‘Is Compatible With PS5’


Sony Interactive Entertainment’s president and CEO Jim Ryan reconfirmed in an interview published today on CNET that the PSVR “is compatible with PS5” thankfully.

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Sony Showcases VR Headset Prototype With 4K OLED Microdisplay

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Sony today showcased work on its own 4K OLED microdisplay for possible use in a future VR headset. Sony Reveals 4K OLED Microdisplay VR Prototype.

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Virtual Reality Improving Mental Health

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From helping passengers chill out during long-haul flights to AI-powered virtual therapists , this is a very promising space indeed. For companies looking to get into Immersive technologies our VR Consultancy service offers comprehensive support in strategic deployment of Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality. The post Virtual Reality Improving Mental Health appeared first on Tech Trends.

Sony Teases Prototype VR Headset With Stunning 8K Visuals


It appears as though Sony is making serious progress with its VR technology. Earlier today the company hosted an online event called Sony Technology Day, revealing new information on eight different technologies revolving around the theme of “Technology that inspires emotion.”

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5 Sony Exclusives We’d Love To See On PSVR 2

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It’s official — Sony recently announced specifications for PSVR 2 and a new game based on the Horizon franchise to go with it. What Sony franchises do you want to see on PSVR 2?

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Distorting Virtual Reality

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To complement the theatrical film release of Distorted on June 22nd, Minds Eye Entertainment and SkyVR have partnered to produce “Distorted Reality,” a scripted, live-action cinematic VR distributed through OneTouchVR on Google Daydream, Oculus Go, Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift, and iOs. The content will also be available in stereo 3D through the Littlstar app on Sony’s Playstation VR, Google Daydream, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Samsung Gear VR and more.

Sony Patent Filing Gives New Look At PSVR 2 Controllers

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We’ve just had another glimpse at the promising motion controllers for Sony’s upcoming PS5 VR headset, this time from a recently-spotted patent filing.

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No New PSVR Games Made Sony’s 2021 Top-Selling VR Apps

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Sony released the list of the top 10 selling titles for PSVR on the PlayStation Store in both the US/Canada and EU territories yesterday. Just as Steam saw no new games in its list of best-selling VR titles for 2021, PSVR’s top 10 best-sellers for the year is devoid of new titles.

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Sony Acquires The Persistence Developer Firesprite

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Sony Interactive Entertainment today announced it is acquiring Firesprite, the developer of VR horror hit, The Persistence. Firesprite itself is based in Liverpool, UK and features members of WipeOut developer Sony Liverpool, which closed its doors in 2012. Sony Buys Persistence Dev.

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Virtual Reality Peripherals


After years in development and constant reassurances that no, really, it's going to happen , virtual reality is finally becoming a practical reality. PS VR Aim San Francisco-based studio Impulse Gear, who also developed the VR game Farpoint , created a Sony approved peripheral for the Move controller so you can play the shooter more naturally. You can use it with all three of the major virtual reality headsets, and mobile VR support is coming soon.

Editorial: Virtual Reality Is Facebook’s Market To Lose

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Below are some numbers to consider about the state of the consumer virtual reality market as of February 2021. Or what if you could listen to Spotify with friends in your virtual home?

Facebook Starts Advertising In Virtual Reality

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Facebook is beginning to test advertising in virtual reality. The “small test of in-headset ads” is starting with Blaston from Resolution Games, and “a couple other developers that will be rolling out over the coming weeks.”

Spider-Man Comes To Virtual Reality


– and swing through the air in a faceoff with The Vulture,” said Jake Zim, Senior Vice President, Virtual Reality at Sony Pictures in a statement. “It’s It’s every fan’s fantasy turned into virtual reality.”. Spider-Man: Homecoming VR was produced by Sony Pictures Virtual Reality and developed by creative agency CreateVR. Back in March, we got a preview of Sony’s Ghostbusters VR experience that launched on PlayStation VR.

Sony Confirms Next-Generation PS5 VR Headset Coming Post-2021

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Sony Interactive Entertainment today officially confirmed it will release a next generation PS5 VR headset in the future. Sony did, however, confirm that the kit will feature a new ‘VR controller’ that implements features first used in the new DualSense PS5 controller.

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Immersive Technology for Education: How Virtual Reality Will Change the Learning Process


Although virtual reality technology is not that new, it is being used in education since relatively recently. There are several reasons for the spread of virtual reality technology in education: Reduced price of technical equipment. Sponsored content.

Community Download: What Do You Expect From Sony?s PS5 Event?


For today’s Community Download, we want to know what you’re expecting to see and learn about at Sony’s PS5 event? But we’re back this week with a new topic for everyone to weigh in on: Sony’s PlayStation 5 reveal event.

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Sony?s PS5 Reveal Event Rescheduled For June 11th At 1PM PT


According to a Twitch ad today someone saw during a livestream, the new date for Sony’s PlayStation 5 reveal event appeared to have leaked as June 11th. Shortly afterward, Sony confirmed the new date on the official Twitter account.

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Will PS5 Support VR – Everything We Know About Virtual Reality On Sony’s Next Console


In less than a year’s time Sony’s next console, the PlayStation 5, will be with us. As we all know, the PS4 introduced Sony’s first VR headset, PlayStation VR (better known as PSVR). Very little has been said about Sony’s future with VR beyond PS4, however.

Sony Reveals PS5, Including New HD Camera And Discless Digital Edition


Sony revealed its next generation PlayStation 5 console today, which features a new white design, a white DualSense controller, media remote and a new HD camera. The post Sony Reveals PS5, Including New HD Camera And Discless Digital Edition appeared first on UploadVR.

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Sony Patent Filing Reveals VR Headset With Haptic Feedback Generator

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Patent filings continue to reveal yet more of Sony’s R&D work in the VR space. Could Sony have worked on a VR headset that itself offers haptic feedback in reaction to virtual worlds?

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Why we should care about ergonomics in virtual reality

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In various comments he has written, he has highlighted his expertise regarding comfort and ergonomics of virtual reality headsets and how these characteristics are important to: ensure the correct presentation of the virtual world to the user by ensuring optimum optical alignment; ensure the headset does not interfere with immersion by causing discomfort, even for longer duration sessions. virtual reality comfort design ergonomics vr

Why Sony’s VR Ambitions May Outgrow PlayStation

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Everything we’ve heard about Sony’s next generation VR headset for PS5 thus far sounds… really quite good. Sony, it seems, understands this very well. The Future Of VR At Sony.

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Sony Patent Reveals Asymmetric VR Gameplay Concept

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A recently-published patent by Sony shows an asymmetric VR mechanic that would allow a spectating audience to participate and influence in a VR experience.

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Sony Says It’s Focusing On The ‘Value Equation’ For PS5


We don’t yet know the price of Sony’s next-generation console, the PS5, but PlayStation chief executive Jim Ryan says the company is focusing on getting the “value equation” right. Obviously, whatever price Sony goes with will have a knock-on effect for PSVR users.

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The Future Of Virtual Reality Is Wireless


Will Facebook, Microsoft, Sony or Valve support the development of these new kinds of PCs (or game consoles)? Tagged with: brendan iribe , mark zuckerberg , Oculus Quest , palmer luckey Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post The Future Of Virtual Reality Is Wireless appeared first on UploadVR. In recent months we’ve been talking about some new definitions and marketing terms that are coming into more popular use — “wireless” and “standalone” VR.

Sony Postpones PlayStation 5 Reveal Event Previously Set For June 4th


Today in a tweet Sony announced the decision to postpone the PlayStation 5 reveal event that was previously scheduled for June 4th. Sony cites the need for “more important voices to be heard” at this time.

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The 2016 Virtual Reality Headset Shopping Guide


Buying a virtual reality headset in 2016 is difficult, especially if you haven’t gotten hands-on time with the various systems. Unfortunately, if someone on your list has expressed interest in virtual reality, it is unlikely these kinds of headsets are going to blow them away. Here’s our guide to picking the right virtual reality headset this holiday. So all in all a full virtual reality system from Sony costs around $800.

Sony Wants To Shadow Ban VR Users For ‘Inappropriate Gestures’ And More, Patent Filing Reveals

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In late 2017 Sony filed documents to patent a means of ‘shadow banning’ users in social VR applications by monitoring their language and comments. Could this be an indicator that Sony is indeed planning to launch a more robust social VR feature for the upcoming PS5 VR headset?

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Sony and Reality One Team Up For New Virtual Reality Content


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Editorial: PSVR 2 Won’t Outsell Quest 2, And It Doesn’t Need To

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If you asked me which new VR headset I was looking forward to most in 2022, the answer would easily be Sony’s PSVR 2. That’s great numbers in the context of the nascent VR market, but a fraction of the audience Sony reaches with its wider platform.

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PSVR Games With Unlocked Framerate/Dynamic Resolution Could See PS5 Improvements, Sony Confirms

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Sony today confirmed that PSVR games running on PS5 via backwards compatibility can see improvements if they have specific features.

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PS5 Delay Not Happening, Sony Marketing Exec Assures

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The recent relative silence around Sony’s PlayStation 5 has proved frustrating for some fans. Eric Lempel, SVP and head of global marketing at Sony Interactive Entertainment, said as much in an interview with this week.

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Sony Reiterates Commitment To ‘Make Advances’ In ‘Immersive Interactive Experiences Such As VR’

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Sony’s latest corporate report briefly mentions VR, and reiterates the company’s commitment to making advances in immersive entertainment. In the entire 66-page document covering all facets of the Sony brand, VR gets just one mention in Game & Network Services section.

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PS5 VR Is ‘Completely New Format’, Dev Kits ‘About To Go Out’ – Sony

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Hot off the back of announcing a new PS5 VR headset , Sony Interactive Entertainment also confirmed that developer kits for the device will be shipping out soon.

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