During GDC 2015 this week Sony has announced their Project Morpheus VR headset that is currently under development will be launching next year, sometime during 2016.
The latest Project Morpheus VR prototype is offering users a 1920 x 1080 OLED display and 120Hz refresh rate, although these specifications might change before the VR headset is finally launched.
Its been a year since Sony first unveiled their new VR headset at GDC 2014 and very little has been divuldged about the system. Although this week Sony has explained the Sony Project Morpheus headset has been designed to be “super low latency” and is equipped with a 5.7 inch display offering a 100 degree field of view. Its also fitted with nine LEDs for positional head tracking, Shuhei Yoshida, President of World Wide Studios explains :
“A year ago, we were hear at GDC to unveil Project Morpheus,”-“And for the last year we all have seen the VR world explode. More people than ever have tried VR at a variety of events… this increased consumer exposure to VR has been very important.”-“We want to deliver a VR experience that lives up to our vision,”
Once the new Sony Project Morpheus VR headset launches it will need to complete with the likes of the Oculus Rift, Gear VR and HTC/Valve Vive headset and others. But as more information is made available by Sony we will keep you updated as always.