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Some of the games media's biggest outlets have just lifted the lid on PSVR2, and it's sounding like a significant step up from the previous iteration. Sony invited members of the press to test the new visor and controllers, alongside some hands-on time with four upcoming games. From what we've gleaned so far, it seems like a winner.

Praise is coming in for the hardware itself; the headset is light and comfortable to wear, and the cable is a good length without weighing you down. The impressive resolution per eye means it's leagues ahead of PSVR1, with Eurogamer's Ian Higton saying it compares favourably to some PC VR sets as well. The controllers, as expected, are a night-and-day difference compared to the outdated PS Move wands.

As for the games, Horizon Call of the Mountain seems to be the star. Previews highlight its level of detail and visual presentation, as well as the sheer scale of the machines. The headset's haptics make it so, when a Stormbird flies overhead, you'll feel the rush of wind in its wake. As we all expect, it sounds like this will be the jewel in PSVR2's crown at launch.

Other games covered include Resident Evil Village, The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners - Chapter 2: Retribution, and Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge - Enhanced Edition. Impressions on these PSVR2 titles were less effusive but still positive. You can read up on all this PSVR2 goodness on the PS Blog and Eurogamer's aforementioned coverage.

[source blog.playstation.com, via eurogamer.net]