Younger PlayStation gamers that have been waiting to use the new PlayStation VR hardware, previously known as Project Morpheus and currently under development. But have been worried about the age restrictions Sony would be placing on the virtual reality hardware.
Maybe pleased to know that Sony has this week revealed the age restriction will be set at 12 and Sony states that its VR headset “is not for use by children under age 12”, due to the “critical period in visual development” that is taking place in those gamers under the age of 12.
The confirmation of the age restriction for the Sony PlayStation VR hardware was revealed in the documentation for the upcoming PlayStation 4 3.50 software update, which brings with it a number of new features ready to support the new virtual reality hardware.
The comparison the age restriction for the new Oculus Rift VR headset has been set to an age rating of 13 while the HTC Vive has no age rating at all at the current time, but HTC said they will be releasing guidelines closer to the official shipping date.
Source: VR Focus