Sony Playstation VR

Company Sony PlayStation VR
Supporting Medium Playstation 4
Average purchase costs Playstation VR – Starter kit, online price: 299.99 EUR, price in store: 299.99 EUR

Playstation VR – Mega pack, online price: 329.99 EUR, price in store: 349.99 Eur

Software Orbis OS, Sony’s proprietary PlayStation operating system (based on FreeBSD 9)
Hardware requirements •        PlayStation 4/PlayStation 4 Pro

•        PlayStation VR bundle (headset, processor unit, earbuds, HDMI cable, USB cable, AC adaptor and cord, PSVR headset connection adaptor).

•        PlayStation Move controller x 2 (optional)

Technical specifications Headset

•        5.7 Inch OLED Display

•        1920×RGB×1080 (960×RGB×1080 per eye) resolution

•        120Hz, 90Hz refresh rate

•        100o field of view

•        Integrated microphone

•        Accelerometer and gyroscope, six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer)

•        HDMI and USB connections

•        W: 187mm H: 185mm L: 277mm Weight: 600g

•        HDMI port, AUX port, Stereo headphone jack

Processor Unit

•        Processor unit function: 3D audio processing, Social Screen (mirroring mode, separate mode), Cinematic mode, 4K and HDR (pass-through mode only)

•        HDMI port, AUX port, Stereo headphone jack

Functionality Virtual reality headset
Simplicity & Handling & Usability ·       Connecting, selecting a game and playing a game are very straight forward. The two headset adjustment buttons can be hard to find

  • VR interface on the PlayStation can be difficult for participants to reach.
  • “Move controllers” can be extraneous
Accessibility The languages available for a specific game (either audio or subtitled) are dependent on the game itself, and the region of that game. Some developers and publishers may only do English, while some may offer several choices.
SWOT Analysis