Playstation VR 2: where to find the headset at the best price?

Available for a few hours, the Playstation VR 2 virtual reality headset brings VR to next-gen consoles.

Playstation VR 2: where to find the headset at the best price?

Available for a few hours, the Playstation VR 2 virtual reality headset brings VR to next-gen consoles. We help you find it at the best price.

Virtual reality is a hot topic for the gaming world. Besides the massive excitement that surrounded its first steps, and the arrival of some revolutionary games like Half Life Alyx or Resident Evil 7, the different gaming platforms that constitute the Oculus and the Playstation VR remain extremely niche. The reason ? Quite high equipment prices and a way of player incompatible with long gaming sessions, or small housing configurations. But these factors didn't stop Sony from putting its two cents in the VR industry again by releasing its PS VR 2. Probably one of the best headsets ever made.

Where can I find PS VR 2 at the best price?

PS VR 2 is available on the official Playstation website in two versions:

Sony's conference at CES 2022 taught us about the specifics of the Playstation VR 2 (that's its official name). This new VR headset offers a very high-end experience thanks to its 4K HDR OLED screens (2000x2040 per eye) that can reach a display frequency of 120Hz and offer a field of view of 110°. A leap forward compared to the first Playstation VR headset released in 2016, which offers half the resolution and display, but also compared to its biggest competitor on the market: the Oculus Quest 2.

In terms of functionality, the Playstation VR 2 benefits from a few technological innovations such as user eye tracking which notably allows foveal rendering technology to optimize image quality where the player is looking. For the controllers, the haptic feedback so dear to the DualSense controllers of the Playstation 5 has also been integrated on the Playstation VRSense to greatly improve in-game immersion. The entire headset is equipped with a vibration system offering the player an experience more "visceral" than ever. Note that the Playstation VR 2 is not wireless but connected to your game console by a USB type-C cable.

It is true that for the moment few major franchises have looked into the rather closed universe of VR and that triple A titles are rare. Only that era ended with the release of Horizon: Call of the Mountain. It is a game designed only for virtual reality, set in the world of Horizon, which will allow the player to discover one of its regions. Watch the Horizon: Call of the Mountain teaser. Additionally, the game is part of the PS VR 2 Horizon Call of the Mountain bundle.

It's official, PlayStation officially launched the VR 2 headset on February 22, 2023. The PlayStation VR 2 Sense controller charging station will also be launched on the same day. The initial price of the helmet is 599.99€. During the initial release, players will be able to purchase the headset only from PlayStation's online store, this will be possible in France, United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg.

It's a legitimate question for all gamers interested in virtual reality: what is the difference between the Oculus Quest 2 and the Playstation VR 2? We can already situate it vis-à-vis its Facebook counterpart, the Oculus Quest 2. First, know that the Oculus Quest 2 is a wireless headset, unlike the Playstation VR 2 which must be connected to the console by USB- vs. Second, Sony's upcoming VR headset's OLED screens are superior to the Oculus Quest 2's LCDs, with 2000 x 2040p resolution for each eye versus 1832 x 1920p for the Oculus Quest and 120Hz refresh rate. against 90 Hz for the Facebook headset.