PSVR2 is not backwards compatible with PSVR, and for many that’s an enormous disappointment. However, some of the best games from the previous peripheral’s back catalogue are making their way to the new unit – and are receiving some meaty upgrades as part of the process. A new Games Industry article shines light on the transition process, and how titles are being reworked to take advantage of Sony’s new hardware.
It’s not all about resolution and framerate, either – those are a given, after all. For example, Tetris Effect, the trance-inducing puzzler from Enhance Games, will utilise eye-tracking to trigger the Zone mechanic when you close your eyes. Moss Book I and Book II, meanwhile, will increase the detail of the release’s shadows depending on where you’re looking, reducing computational overheads and optimising the overall experience.