PSVR Not Compatible With PS5 Camera, New Japanese Bundles Include Adapter for PS4 Camera

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Sony has unfortunately validated that PlayStation VR on PlayStation 5 won’t be able to use the console’s upgraded cam. Instead an adapter will permit customers to plug in the initial PS4 cam for usage with the headset. New PSVR packages in Japan will consist of the adapter to relieve the transition to PS5, yet until now there’s no word on just how present PSVR owners will obtain their hands on it.

It’s been verified for a while since Sony’s existing PSVR headset will certainly be compatible with its upcoming PS5 console. The brand-new PS5 cam can not be utilized to track the headset which sadly suggests PSVR will certainly proceed to count on the original PS4 camera as well as will not see upgraded tracking like we had wished.

In order to make the jump to the new console, PSVR proprietors will need an adapter permitting them to connect the existing PS4 camera into PS5. Less than a month away from the launch of the new system, there’s no word yet on how present owners can get their hands on the adapter.

Nonetheless today Sony Japan introduced two brand-new PSVR bundles, both of which will include the PS4 to PS5 camera adapter to make sure that PlayStation VR will have smoother change to the new console. In the statement the business additionally plainly verified a handful of details pertaining to PSVR and PS5 compatibility:

  • You will certainly require the PS4 to PS5 camera adapter to make use of PSVR with PS5
  • The PS4 to PS5 electronic camera adapter will certainly be offered at no cost to existing PSVR owners (information on exactly how to get one are still forthcoming)
  • PSVR on PS5 evidently will not support DualShock 5 controllers. Supported controllers are DualShock 4, PS Move, and PS Aim.

As for the bundles, it’s the typical two-tier method we’ve seen from Sony: one consists of the headset, cam, and PS Move, and also the various other includes simply the cam and the headset. Below’s the break down:

PSVR Variety Pack Bundle– ¥ 40,000 (~$380)
  • PSVR headset
  • PS4 camera
  • PS4 camera adapter
  • PS Move controllers
  • Astro Bot Rescue Mission (physical disc)
  • PlayStation Virtual Reality Worlds (physical disc)
  • Everybody’s Golf VR (physical disc)
  • Blood & & Truth(physical disc)
PSVR PlayStation Virtual Reality Worlds Bundle– ¥ 35,000 (~$330)
  • PSVR headset
  • PS4 electronic camera
  • PS4 camera adapter
  • PlayStation Virtual Reality Worlds (digital download)

There’s no word if these packages will be released in other areas, yet the chances appear high that something comparable will appear in time for the vacation buying period.

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