Sony reveals Project Morpheus, virtual reality goggles to PS4


The PlayStation 4 will earn virtual reality goggles that will bring more immersion between players and games. The announcement of the apparatus of Sony was made ​​during the fair Game Developers Conference (GDC), geared toward developers of games that happens until Friday (21) in San Francisco in the United States.

In development since 2010, the glasses is an attempt by Sony to enter an area of ​​games that regains momentum in recent years – virtual reality glasses appeared in the 1990s – especially with Oculus Rift, the gender of the main device market and it already has support from several studios and production.

The handset has a display of high definition (1080p) which is at eye level of the user and, when turned on, displays a blue LED light. The company says it will be comfortable wearing it, even for those who wear glasses. Around the face and head movements, the system tracks giving the feeling that the user is really looking for the virtual environment. It identifies the user movements in 360 degrees.

Project Morpheus uses other less popular technologies PlayStation family controls how sensitive the PlayStation Move and PlayStation Camera camera to capture more players’ movements. In one demonstration the player walked on the surface of Mars – statement made in partnership with NASA – and used all accessories together.

Studios like Epic Games (the “Gears of War”) and Crytek (the “Crysis” and “Ryse”) are developing titles that will use the glasses. The Sony London studio, the company, working on a game with submarine action called “The Deep” and games such as “Thief” recently released, will have a compatible version of Project Morpheus.

There is no release date for Project Morpheus, which should win a business name to get to the shops. More details on the apparatus shall be announced by Sony at E3 trade show, which takes place in June.